Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for November 12, 2021

  1. Missing large
    Scorpio Premium Member 6 months ago

    Try crossing the road without that “dictate” I see you smeared under the wheel of an 18 wheeler in the not too distant future – or becoming a feature in a windshield of a car.

     •  Reply
  2. Img 2485
    stevesilver48  6 months ago

    But he DID cross the road so the question remains. Why???

     •  Reply
  3. Badger 4 360
    sirbadger  6 months ago

    If the sign said “Strut”, a rooster would cross.

     •  Reply
  4. Missing large
    eastern.woods.metal  6 months ago

    It didn’t have to lay and egg

     •  Reply
  5. Picture
    MichaelAxelFleming  6 months ago

    Q: Why did the chicken cross the road? A: She wanted to lay it on the line.

     •  Reply
  6. Bluedog
    Bilan  6 months ago

    What if we told the anti-vaxxers that the Don’t Walk sign is a government mandate?

     •  Reply
  7. Brain guy dancing hg clr
    Concretionist  6 months ago

    OK. I liked the one where the Ministry of Silly walks got involved.

     •  Reply
  8. 654px red eyed tree frog   litoria chloris edit1
    Superfrog  6 months ago

    Conservative chickens seldom get anywhere.

     •  Reply
  9. Alexander the great
    Alexander the Good Enough  6 months ago

    “Well-behaved [chicks] seldom make history!”

     •  Reply
  10. Hat large square
    Cactus-Pete  6 months ago

    Not arbitrary at all at a crosswalk. stupid chicken.

     •  Reply
  11. Noodleman 2  2
    Cornelius Noodleman  6 months ago

    The chicken DIDN’T cross the road because I ate it.

     •  Reply
  12. Gocomic avatar
    sandpiper  6 months ago

    Mentioned earlier: comic arc shows a motorcycle cop about to write-up a chicken for jay-walking, but says instead, OK! OK! I’ll tear up the ticket if you just tell my WHY you did it!! One of the best plays on this old conundrum.

     •  Reply
  13. Giphy
    HidariMak  6 months ago

    The chicken would change its mind if Colonel Sanders was behind it.

     •  Reply
  14. 45732a
    Sanspareil  6 months ago

    The chicken did cross the basketball court because it heard that the referee was blowing fowls!

     •  Reply
  15. Hold still i gotcha homie 28918 1250050600 0
    Aussie Down Under  6 months ago

    Subtle strip today

     •  Reply
  16. Missing large
    Doug K  6 months ago

    If you’re going to “cross a road” these days, be sure to look both ways, listen carefully, and watch your steps. And be prepared to change directions and your pace. The ones who are controlling the traffic lights and other signs don’t necessarily have your best interests in mind.

     •  Reply
  17. Citizens for a canadian republic
    A Hip loving Canadian...  6 months ago

    What a chicken.

     •  Reply
  18. P1030260
    einarbt  6 months ago

    Soon to be turned into dinner.

     •  Reply
  19. Beethoven 600x600jpg  1
    For a Just and Peaceful World  6 months ago

    Any good Aaron Rogers jokes out there?

     •  Reply
  20. Missing large
    tnt219  6 months ago

    That’s not a dictate. That is essentially a statement saying, “If you choose to walk, now would be a good time.”

     •  Reply
  21. Missing large
    dflak  6 months ago

    Civilization is based on people being willing to forego some personal freedoms for the better good.

    Sometime willing to forego personal freedom comes as a result of coercion. We have laws prohibiting people’s personal freedom to murder other people or to rape them or to rob them or for even simple things like forcing them to stop for school busses or red lights. But make a law prohibiting people to infect other people with a potentially lethal disease and somehow a different reality exists.

    People should be willing not to rape, burn, pillage, plunder and infect without these laws. Most people don’t need these laws, they are willing to forego these activities without having to be told not to do them. Those that do not have the moral strength and disobey them are criminals.

     •  Reply
  22. Profile msn
    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Isn’t it obvious?

     •  Reply
  23. Pirate63
    Linguist  6 months ago

    I have come to the sad conclusion that the United States is a nation of contrarians and begrudgers bent on self-destruction.

     •  Reply
  24. Missing large
    carlzr  6 months ago

    Why did the cartoonist draw a chicken crossing the road?

     •  Reply
  25. Missing large
    khjalmarj  6 months ago

    Why did the chicken cross the Möbius strip? A: To get to the other… uh, let me get back to you on this one.

     •  Reply
  26. 05a762eb aaea 4e9f 8ff2 c6c8a7f85ba9
    kartis  6 months ago

    Why did the chicken cross the road? I live for the day when chickens’ motivations are not questioned.

     •  Reply
  27. Ed carole wv reunion
    c141starlifter  6 months ago

    If ithe chick waits long enough it’ll say “Don’t Walk”

     •  Reply
  28. Missing large
    DondiDoo  6 months ago

    Traffic controls interfere with my freedom of movement! I do what I want. Whatever.

     •  Reply
  29. Dilbert s head
    DrJKnows  6 months ago

    Why did the chicken cross the park? To get to the other slide.

     •  Reply
  30. Kirby close up with poppies behind   close cropped
    mistercatworks  6 months ago

    The chicken crossed the road to get to the other joke … any other joke.

     •  Reply
  31. Wb
    mwksix  6 months ago

    Where’s the chicken’s red hat!?

     •  Reply
  32. Missing large
    kathleenhicks62  6 months ago

    Or why the members of the ignorance pandemic don’t get a vaccine.

     •  Reply
  33. Missing large
    melangley Premium Member 6 months ago

    More like a chicken not mindlessly following the dictate of the Don’t Walk sign.

     •  Reply
  34. N1495118875 241922 2408
    Ermine Notyours  6 months ago

    How many chickens does it take to change a light bulb?

     •  Reply
  35. 5f3a242a feac 42cc b507 b6590d3039f7
    Plods with ...™ Premium Member 6 months ago

    Ding…. Don’t walk ….. BEEEEEP WHUMP.

    Sounds about right

     •  Reply
  36. Nose blue 1
    bleu nez  6 months ago

    hits the nail on the head. gud mahrnin crew.

     •  Reply
  37. 5x5
    Earnestly Frank  6 months ago

    I yearn for the day when chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.

     •  Reply
  38. Photo
    DennisH2  6 months ago

    As usual, the writer of this strip is using a poor analogy to advocate blindly doing something just because the government says it is the “right thing to do” and “safe”. Walk/Don’t Walk lights are timed to the traffic lights. However, just because it says “Walk” does not mean it is safe to cross the street, you still MUST look both ways to make sure it is safe. People do run red lights! On a more serious note, I recommend looking up “Thalidomide Babies”. Deemed safe for pregnant women, it resulted in severely deformed babies.

     •  Reply
  39. Missing large  6 months ago

    Why did the Wiley Bear cross the iceberg?

     •  Reply
  40. Plsa button
    Richard S Russell Premium Member 6 months ago

    Notice that nobody ever questions chickens Star-of-Daviding the road, or star-and-crescenting it, or chakraing it. I suspect hidden religious motivations.

     •  Reply
  41. Greg backlit
    mindjob  6 months ago

    She might get run over by the Marxist express bus

     •  Reply
  42. Missing large
    Sojourner  6 months ago

    This particular comic strip is good example of the “apples and oranges” fallacy.

     •  Reply
  43. Photo
    AndrewSihler  6 months ago

    This wouldn’t be a Republican chicken, would it?

     •  Reply
  44. Spinynorman
    liberalnlovinit  6 months ago

    Republican chicken experiencing a moment of existential crisis

     •  Reply
  45. Missing large
    Stan McSerr  6 months ago

    When you find youself in dangerWhen you’re threatened by a strangerWhen it looks like you will take a lickin puk puk puk pukThere is someone waitingWho will hurry up and rescue youJust Call for Super Chicken puk ack

     •  Reply
  46. Bolt
    boltjenkins1  6 months ago

    I love the unnecessarily distinguished dialogue. Reminds me of Space Quest.

     •  Reply
  47. Froggy with cat ears
    willie_mctell  6 months ago

    No mandates. I’ll murder anyone I want to.

     •  Reply
  48. Missing large
    morgankhat  6 months ago

    I’d like to see what the chicken does when the sign changes to “Don’t Walk”.

     •  Reply
  49. Missing large
    rsam  6 months ago

    To writerofstories: he’s a she! He’s are roosters!

     •  Reply
  50. Fox spirit animal 3
    eddi_tbh  6 months ago

    Why did the contrarian cross the road? He thought he had the God-given right to force the cars to violate the laws of physics.

     •  Reply
  51. Wolf
    Mediatech  6 months ago

    What I want to know is was she leading or following the egg.

     •  Reply
  52. Screenshot 20210101 180626 2
    Rand al'Thor  6 months ago

    But there is no requirement to walk when the sign says “walk”. And the chicken doesn’t lose it’s job as a chicken if it doesn’t walk.

     •  Reply
  53. Cathy aack  6 months ago

    Better to wait til it says “don’t walk”…

     •  Reply
  54. Images
    hagarthehorrible  6 months ago

    The chicken did not cross the road since she did not have a group to count before crossing the road.

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From Non Sequitur