Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 18, 2016

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    BE THIS GUY  over 6 years ago

    When it comes to religious sects, the best policy is abstinence.

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    cdgar  over 6 years ago

    Going over there would amount to suicide Rat. Rat kebab, anyone?

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    Sherlock Watson  over 6 years ago

    Someone should tell Rat that there’s no such thing as safe sects.

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    knight1192a  over 6 years ago

    Never heard it pronounced like that. Which makes it funny for me. This is what his puns used to be like before they started happening so frequently.

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    jmarkoff2  over 6 years ago

    Was the Comic Strip Censor out to lunch?

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    blunebottle  over 6 years ago

    CSC, Stat!

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    Alexander the Good Enough  over 6 years ago

    “Sects” is one of those words like “thespian” that I always pronounce VERY carefully.

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    Bilan  over 6 years ago

    Unfortunately, Rat would convince a lot of people to be suicide bombers …… not that he intends to convince them.

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    Katsuro Premium Member over 6 years ago

    Hoooboy. The things they get away with in the comics pages these days… :)

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    PICTO  over 6 years ago

    If you change religions does that make you a transsectual?

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    juicebruce  over 6 years ago

    Remember to practice protected sects !

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    eddie6192  over 6 years ago

    Does Goat have a speech impediment, or does Rat just have selective hearing?

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    whiteheron  over 6 years ago

    Last night I watched the The Story of God with Morgan Freeman on Natgeo. I found it very interesting and informative. It was very objective.I suggest that believers and non-believers at least watch it.

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    YippiKiAyMofo  over 6 years ago

    Sects and violence go hand in hand…even in the funny pages.

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    anniemal  over 6 years ago

    Goat uttering “There’s no such thing as casual sects.” deserves a T shirt. I’d even buy one for each member of my family. Without getting too graphic, We’d look beautiful, if you like that look.

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    Chad Cheetah  over 6 years ago

    This reminds me of this strip from December 28:<img width= “300” src= http://www.realclear.com/comics/pearls_before_swine/images/2015/12/pearls_before_swine_december_28_2015.gif>

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    Chad Cheetah  over 6 years ago

    Oops, I don’t know what happened with the link. The point is, it reminds me of the strip from December 28.

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    nosirrom  over 6 years ago

    I’m surprised that the CSC isn’t concerned about the overt sectsuality in this strip.

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    angelfiredragon  over 6 years ago

    this must be why so many people keep joining them.

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    PoodleGroomer  over 6 years ago

    The refugees going to Greece has pretty much stopped. It is still being reported because reporters like to say, “I’m reporting from the Island of Lesbos.”

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    Mel-T-Pass Premium Member over 6 years ago

    Such wisdom in three panels.

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    Michael Beeson Premium Member over 6 years ago

    Where’s the final frame where the characters complain to Pastis about the terrible pun?

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    chicogrande  over 6 years ago

    OMG, I actually laughed at this strip. It was the first time ever!

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    Number Three  over 6 years ago

    Umm. Where’s the Comic Strip Censor?

    But it could be worse.

    xxx

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    Packratjohn Premium Member over 6 years ago

    If you adhere to more than one, are you bisectsual?

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    billswingle  over 6 years ago

    Bravo Stephan, very clever!

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    Sisyphos  over 6 years ago

    Please do volunteer, Rat! First, grow a scruffy beard, then shout some dire-sounding slogans in local tongues.Then, await Hellfire.

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    Clearstream  almost 6 years ago

    OKAY WHERE IS THE CSC!!?!!

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    Caedmon The Great  over 1 year ago

    Personally I think Pastis went a little far this time…

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