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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for January 03, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Calvin is mature enough to realize how immature he is.

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    gbars70  about 2 months ago

    And today’s political comment bonfire is lit…

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    codycab  about 2 months ago

    What dangerous thing does Calvin want now?

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    enigmamz  about 2 months ago

    Is this one that was “Trump-faced” during the campaign? It should’ve been, and couldn’t have come up at a better time.

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    Kind&Kinder  about 2 months ago

    Never ask a wise tiger for an opinion you don’t want to hear!

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    tauyen  about 2 months ago

    This should be sent to trump

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    orinoco womble  about 2 months ago

    I know so many adults who agree with Calvin in the last frame. Some people grow up, others just get older.

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    Troglodyte  about 2 months ago

    Hobbes speaks volumes in just a few words.

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    dave.glass1960  about 2 months ago

    Growing up is optional, growing old is mandatory.

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    JohnFarson19  about 2 months ago

    Hobbes’ scarf if the coolest comic strip article of clothing in history. Just ask him.

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    Gale Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Promises were made to be broken, and compromises… um… weren’t?

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    DanFlak  about 2 months ago

    We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate – JFK.

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    Stocky One Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Can we make Calvin an adviser to the president?

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    Qiset  about 2 months ago

    And the wisdom to know the difference.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  about 2 months ago

    Calvin is too young to realise that maturity is not an option.

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    tintinnabulation7  about 2 months ago

    Bill Waterson stopped drawing Calvin and Hobbes in the mid 1990’s!!! I am 100% sure he never envisioned that Calvin’s dialog would one day mirror exactly what spews from an American president [small case intentional] on a daily basis!!!

    He surely wrote Calvin as a characterization of, and to make us laugh at, the petty childishness normal people outgrow!!!

    How could he or anyone ever imagine that someday there would be a human (?) in the White House with EXACTLY that same Calvin level mentality—childish, selfish, narcissistic, demanding and never compromising, never negotiating anything!!!!!! Just selfishly DEMANDING his own way period!!!! (Oh! Maybe he’s an alien sent here to destroy earth!!! An orange skinned alien!!! What make-up could Trump possibly use to get that yucky alien look???)

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    grumpypuppy  about 2 months ago

    That’s a lot more mature than Trump.

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    Michael G  about 2 months ago

    You ain’t the only one, kid.

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  about 2 months ago

    “I’d rather be happy than right.” “Are you happy?” “No that’s where it all falls down”- hitchhiker’s guide.

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    fivestring65  about 2 months ago

    You got to know when to hold em’ know when to fold em’.

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    assrdood  about 2 months ago

    If one side wants to do something stupid, and the other side says no. Compromise will result in doing something half-stupid.

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    witewater  about 2 months ago

    This strip originally appeared on January 5, 1989. (I checked in a Calvin and Hobbes archive). GoComics is re-printing these in chronological order and did not cherry pick this strip for its seeming appropriateness to current affairs.

    This is just a: 1) cosmic coincidence, and 2) a tribute to Bill Watterson’s ability to capture human traits. His body of work should be one for the ages.

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    micromos  about 2 months ago

    Build it.

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    bburris1953  about 2 months ago

    Hey, Schumer… ever read the comics? It would boost your intelligence.

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    bt30666  about 2 months ago

    This should be sent to Pelosi and Schumer

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    Dianne Lee Premium Member about 2 months ago

    The wall might work provided there are no shovels, ladders, or boats. The wall is a very expensive illusion of safety from all those toddler criminals coming across the boarder. In fact, it would take a pretty stupid criminal to present themselves at the border where their record would automatically disqualify them, when they can just anchor a boat off shore and swim in, dig under any wall that’s built, or buy a ladder one foot taller than however high they can build the wall.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 2 months ago

    Maturity is the first sign of dementia.

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    kab2rb  about 2 months ago

    Yesterday I mentioned metro KS, I did not mention where in KS. Oh and that snow day for kids, due to the ground being warm, kids did have fun but ended early as the snow melted. Also location I live as we are not affected by the weather OK is receiving of ice.

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    well-i-never  about 2 months ago

    176!

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    phredturner  about 2 months ago

    Did Calvin grow up to advise Donny trump?

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    lgmargolin  about 2 months ago

    Technology is the answer, not a luddite wall. Just trumpeting “border security” doesn’t make it right. Or is logic too hard for you trumpers?

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    whelan_jj  about 2 months ago

    Everyone knows the best way is to just do it or get it. Easier to do that and ask for forgiveness than to ask and risk being refused.

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    KevDoneIt  about 2 months ago

    Who is it that refuses to back down? Pelosi and Schumer! They won’t even support what they themselves said a few years ago?? Have they never heard “e-mails and recordings are forever”? Just ask Hillary.

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    Publisher  about 2 months ago

    I’ve noticed that one of the complications of the Trump derangement syndrome is that we go a couple of weeks without anybody saying much about President Trump. Then all of the sudden it explodes and people start spouting nonsense and incoherent opinions. I hope the CDC can find a treatment.

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    lgmargolin  about 2 months ago

    I think you should need to get a license to prove you deserve to have an opinion. I can imagine millions of Americans who could not qualify.

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    Josh Lyons  about 2 months ago

    Talk about this strip foretelling the future!

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