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  1. Stuart Gathman commented on One Big Happy 1 day ago

    The contents of my pockets add 6 pounds. The cargo pants add a few pounds more.

  2. Stuart Gathman commented on Gasoline Alley 4 days ago

    Skeezix really can’t be hypnotized. This is just revenge.

  3. Stuart Gathman commented on Dick Tracy 7 days ago

    Whether or not Mysta’s treatment of Vera was assault, it was certainly “battery”!

  4. Stuart Gathman commented on Wizard of Id 10 days ago

    Medieval serfs reached tax freedom day by the first of april. We are into may, and headed toward June.

  5. Stuart Gathman commented on Bliss 11 days ago

    There are many seeds that do not germinate until “toasted” by a fire. Fires are a natural cycle, but very destructive to human property. Controlled burns often get out of control. There is no easy solution.

  6. Stuart Gathman commented on Annie 17 days ago

    Look at the date: July 4, 2003. These comics are reruns.

  7. Stuart Gathman commented on Annie 21 days ago

    Sampson and Delila. Sampson was a good man in many ways (a super hero, in fact), but he had a thing for prostitutes – and it was his downfall.

    David and Bathsheba. David was a good man – but he really lost it that night. It is not clear whether Bathsheba was a simple victim, or a Monica Lewinski.

  8. Stuart Gathman commented on For Better or For Worse 24 days ago

    The 14th amendment isn’t good enough for you? “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction
    thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State
    shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens
    of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property,
    without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal
    protection of the laws.”

  9. Stuart Gathman commented on For Better or For Worse about 1 month ago

    Panera has experimental non-profit restaurants where you “pay what you can afford” which they operate in poor areas. However, the menu has suggested prices that will keep the place open, so you are not left guessing. Enough people pay more than the suggested price to cover those who can’t/don’t pay anything.

    Other places let you “pay forward” – pay for two coffees, and the restaurant tracks this, and lets homeless people claim it.

  10. Stuart Gathman commented on Calvin and Hobbes about 1 month ago

    ADHD researchers have found that scheduled caffeine is effective in treating ADHD symptoms (which is in large part a sleep disorder). For that matter, 5 exercise periods a day was just as effective as Ritalim.