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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for October 17, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 12 days ago

    Now your principles will be nice and clean.

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    sanjanvgr  12 days ago

    When you try your best but you don’t succeed………

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    codycab  12 days ago

    At least that bath will cool you down.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  12 days ago

    so, Calvin, are you or are you not pleading the Fifth Amendment?

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    in.amongst  12 days ago

    A nice bath of principles always does the trick.

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    SHIVA  12 days ago

    Well, I detected a flash of enlightment there!!!

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    wiatr Premium Member 12 days ago

    I remember this one. I clipped it out of the paper and tacked it up on a company cork board. It was there a couple of days before it disappeared. The ‘free’ tacks did too. ;-)

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    Guilty Bystander  12 days ago

    Age 6 is a little early to learn that your principles don’t have the slightest bearing on what happens to you, but life lessons are life lessons no matter how old we are. Like my late mom used to say, “Life is not fair.”

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    jagedlo  12 days ago

    forced to compromise because of a “greater power”, Calvin?

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    High School Harry  12 days ago

    Calvin does have a point. And an excellent one at that.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  12 days ago

    He can always discuss his principles with the principle.

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    YippiKiAyMofo  12 days ago

    Politics in 2020.

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    Prey  12 days ago

    Me too, Calvin, me too!

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    jpayne4040  12 days ago

    At least you won’t feel like you’re selling out.

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    curtis5093  12 days ago

    Unfortunately, too many people vote their principles because those principles affect others and not themselves.

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    Debra.night  12 days ago

    This would have been better with Hobbes. Where is he? Why isn’t he with Calvin?

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    TwilightFaze  12 days ago

    You don’t HAVE principles, Calvin. You have desires disguised as principles.

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    raybarb44  12 days ago

    What PRINCIPLES. Self-centeredness is not a principle last I heard. Though, in today’s world, maybe it’s now a virtue……

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    ChessPirate  12 days ago

    It’s difficult to make a stand when you’re sitting in a tub of water with no clothes on… ☺

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    cubswin2016  12 days ago

    I think that you need to be a certain age to have princiiples.

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    ANDREWSIHLER2  12 days ago

    I seem to remember that when I was a kid, we never, ever filled the bathtub like that.

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    Tentoes  12 days ago

    Sad, but true.

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    W6BXQ, John  12 days ago

    Kilroy was here (with hair and a shorter nose).

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  12 days ago

    The last panel is a sad commentary.

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    rshive  12 days ago

    Baths happen. Sort of part of nature that one can’t avoid.

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    buflogal!  12 days ago

    Oh, play with the bubbles. Pretend you’re a shark. Baths can be fun!

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    yangeldf  12 days ago

    you’re SIX, you don’t have any principles, and left to your own devices you’d be dead in a couple days at most.

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    stillfickled Premium Member 11 days ago

    I love his expression in the second panel.

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    admiree2  11 days ago

    You have options, Calvin. Just know, paraphrasing Churchill, that some change their principles to remain compatible with family and others change families to keep their principles.

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  11 days ago

    That pretty much explains life.

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    hagarthehorrible  11 days ago

    That’s a little ranting before compliance.

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    AwelCruiz  10 days ago

    I believe Waterson wrote this during his battle with his syndicate over licensing Calvin & Hobbes for merchandise, which he was (and still is) strongly opposed.

    As you can tell, he was quite frustrated.

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