Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, about 1 year ago

    The only unbelievable thing in this strip is Rat feeling guilty.

  2. Kali39

    Kali39 said, about 1 year ago

    Wasn’t aware that Rat ever attended church. Casinos, yes, but never church…

  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 1 year ago

    @RWJAMES

    Good one. LOL.

  4. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, about 1 year ago

    This seems a common joke. Seen it several times in sitcoms. Wonder how often it really happens.

  5. thebird55

    thebird55 said, about 1 year ago

    I know he’s condescending and controversial, but I like the late Pastor Arnold Murray’s philosophy on tithing. He said, “God doesn’t send out beggars.” They do not “pass the plate” in his congregation. And in his TV ministry, the only mention of donations is at the end of the program, when either he or the announcer quickly rattles off something like, “We are brought to you by your tithes and offerings. If we’ve helped you, won’t you help us keep coming to you?”

  6. GreyAcumen

    GreyAcumen said, about 1 year ago

    As a christian, I’m going to try to give this a positive spin: On one hand, Rat not going to church, and its discovered that he was stealing from church. On the other hand, he was stealing from church, made a point to remove himself from that temptation, and when pressed, honestly admitted to his crime.
    When you factor in what Rat is like normally… well, I’m putting this down as a win for the god team.

  7. Gaijinrabbit

    Gaijinrabbit said, about 1 year ago

    @Kali39

    He goes to the casinos after church.

  8. trekman58

    trekman58 said, about 1 year ago

    @GreyAcumen

    Very nice.

  9. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, about 1 year ago

    Rat’s reasoning is impeccable. Pastor-guy (Pastor Bob?) can’t refute Rat’s eloquent interpretation….

  10. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, about 1 year ago

    @Kali39

    Casinos / Church … same / same. Placing bets on unsubstantiated beliefs.

  11. RootsInDM

    RootsInDM said, about 1 year ago

    @dukedoug

    You really don’t pass up any opportunity to evangelize for YOUR team, do you?

  12. vanpelt

    vanpelt GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I’d rather my money go to a talking rat than a church.

  13. Reader

    Reader said, about 1 year ago

    @GreyAcumen

    Heck, all things work to His plan. :) Even Rat!

  14. CameronPB1988

    CameronPB1988 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    well Rat’s on his way down below. like we didn’t see that coming

  15. Oggi

    Oggi said, about 1 year ago

    This seems true.

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