Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, 5 months ago

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

  2. Kali39

    Kali39 said, 5 months ago

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

  3. RWJAMES

    RWJAMES said, 5 months ago

    @Sherlock Watson

    No, no, you misunderstand him… Rat feels guilty about leaving some of the money behind!

  4. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 5 months ago

    @RWJAMES

    Good one. LOL.

  5. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, 5 months ago

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

  6. thebird55

    thebird55 said, 5 months 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?”

  7. GreyAcumen

    GreyAcumen said, 5 months 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.

  8. Gaijinrabbit

    Gaijinrabbit said, 5 months ago

    @Kali39

    He goes to the casinos after church.

  9. trekman58

    trekman58 said, 5 months ago

    @GreyAcumen

    Very nice.

  10. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 5 months ago

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

  11. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, 5 months ago

    @Kali39

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

  12. RootsInDM

    RootsInDM said, 5 months ago

    @dukedoug

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

  13. vanpelt

    vanpelt GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

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

  14. Reader

    Reader said, 5 months ago

    @GreyAcumen

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

  15. CameronPB1988

    CameronPB1988 GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

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

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