Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The twins are great button pushers.

  2. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 2 years ago

    “Knock it off right now, or your savings accounts for your guitars when your hands start working will go to the poor.” That should do it.

  3. Swalb%515

    Swalb%515 said, over 2 years ago


    Remote control button pushers.

  4. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 2 years ago

    Yes. To be effective every threat should be credible.
    Therefore no threat should be made which you are not willing to carry out if needed, nor able to carry out if given.
    If they call your bluff, it will be ten times as hard next time.
    Usually a demand without a threat is as effective as one with a threat. it may not BE effective, but is AS effective.

  5. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, over 2 years ago

    Might be time to call the Department of Children’s Services, these kind of threats can escalate to abuse.

  6. montessoriteacher

    montessoriteacher said, over 2 years ago

    Parents are only human, they sometimes need to vent. She isn’t really threatening to do anything, just needs a chance to let out a little frustration without carrying out anything.

  7. jimwill0803

    jimwill0803 said, over 2 years ago


    You understand that this is only a cartoon right?

  8. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 2 years ago

    My youngest son and his wife are expecting for the first time (at 41). The ultrasound revealed twin girls.( Heehee).
    My son, who was somewhat of a hellion himself, is absolutely panicked and thrilled at the same time. Three women in the house is just what he deserves !
    I’m sending him this strip for future reference.

  9. J. Short

    J. Short GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    One of these days Alice,“Pow! Zoom!”

  10. LadyKat

    LadyKat said, over 2 years ago

    I brought you into this world, I can take you out of it!

  11. alfracto

    alfracto said, over 2 years ago

    My least favorite character (a mega-jerk of unprecedented proportions) and story line is gone and my most favorite is back!

  12. George Alexander

    George Alexander said, over 2 years ago

    Every new mother is entitled a period of post-partum psychological fits. It’s a physiological fact.

  13. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 2 years ago


    Department of Child Services? You sound like onna them touchy-feely LIBRUL types!

  14. ragarms

    ragarms said, over 2 years ago

    @The Wolf In Your Midst

    Nice shot!! And deftly stated!

  15. Astolat

    Astolat said, over 2 years ago

    rpmurray is a clever troll. She swings by early most days, works out will get the biggest rise out of the average reader here, and posts it, generally as a single sentence. She is often successful in generating controversy, because she has a real knack of writing incendiary one-liners. She never comes back to engage with the conversation she generates, hence my calling her a troll. As always, the best response is DNFTT.

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