For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for December 30, 2012

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    pouncingtiger  over 9 years ago

    It’s time for John to have that chat with Michael.

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    Can't Sleep  over 9 years ago

    My son was about 6 when the Republicans impeached Clinton. They were so outraged over his immoral acts that they broadcast all the graphic details – which my son (and I’m sure many others) heard on the news, despite our censorship. So much for the GOP protecting family values…

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    TURTLE  over 9 years ago

    And from the Democrats the children learned about adultery and extramarital affairs.

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    psychlady  over 9 years ago

    Elly needs to set up a blocker for those channels to keep the kids out.

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    Wren Fahel  over 9 years ago

    It’s a movie? She doesn’t notice him in the living room watching for 2 hours TWICE before? I can see not knowing what your kid is up to when they’re outside, but when they’re INSIDE?

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    IndyMan  over 9 years ago

    Since when did it become ‘porn’ that Michael was watching?A lot of the so-called ‘drama’ series have portions that I wouldn’t watch and I am a ‘senior citizen’ that is ‘old enough’ to watch whatever. It is not Michael’s fault if that is available nor is it John’s or Elly’s. It is the corrupt TV execs who will put anything on TV for the ‘all miighty dollar’. I will now get down off my ‘soap box’!!

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    MarshaHeimlich  over 9 years ago

    Psychlady: This comic strip is a complete rerun, so in those days television did not have blockers.

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    ransomdstone  over 9 years ago

    The censors always fail. Thank God!

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    sjsczurek  over 9 years ago

    We’ve become an oversexed culture. It’s as simple as that.

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    alondra  over 9 years ago

    He may have seen it at a friend’s house.

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    Dragon0131  over 9 years ago

    That’s right-some shows that are on in what used to be family time are bad. And the Republicans teach about serial adultary and dumping your spouse if they get sick.

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    massha  over 9 years ago

    my son’s friend had this incredibly zealous mother who took on protecting her children from TV indecency by blocking every channel that could ruin their tender little souls. Included were Comedy Central and Disney channel (for all the scantily clad females with excessively come-hither looks drawn in most cartoons) – well into their late teens and beyond. The kids grew up to be the filthiest crudest mouths I’ve ever known.

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    Albertaguy  over 9 years ago

    Back in 1983, they would have received only two or three channels in Northern Manitoba. CBC English, CBC French and a CTV station, and if they were lucky a third independant station.

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    goweeder  over 9 years ago

    re Lynn’s Notes:Your comment was as funny as the strip was. And nobody has to have a ‘bees and birds’ conversation anymore. They already know more about sex than we’ll ever know — thanks to TV!I must add that in my early years, as an avid reader, I discovered a lot of information in books like ‘Forever Amber.’

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    prrdh  over 9 years ago

    One Republican congressman, one incident, one restroom…and you’re seeing homosexual Republicans inside every public restroom stall?

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    prrdh  over 9 years ago

    I never watched them intentionally, but based on what I saw and heard in a lot of waiting rooms that dialog might just as well be from an afternoon soap opera as from an R-rated movie.

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    chrwest  over 9 years ago

    Notice Elly turns channel on the tv no remote? How far back are they living?

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    USN1977  over 9 years ago

    To the best of my knowledge, no one anywhere in the world is forced to own a TV set.

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    Odd Dog Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Have to say I had NO idea there were so many troll’s on this sight just say’en

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    Grumley  over 9 years ago

    Uh-huh. Yeah. The Democrat party is just as corrupt and messy as the GOP. What’s your point?

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    doctorwho29  over 9 years ago

    Uh oh

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    loves raising duncan  over 9 years ago

    Too late Ellie!

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    jenwithblueeyes  over 9 years ago

    Kids are a lot smarter than we gave them credit for!

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