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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for May 23, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 5 months ago

    Pig, since you’re already going to bring them, can you get me a BLT on a toasted everything bagel?

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  5 months ago

    Pig in the final point brings a valid point. (I’m sure it would be PETA-approved if the bacon were manufactured by Morningstar Farms.)

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    Arianne  5 months ago

    I wonder if Pig’s bacon observation will cure this strip of interference?

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    Super Smash Bros Ultimate  5 months ago

    Okayyyyy

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    jackh  5 months ago

    I am from USDA APHIS MPIP. I am here to inspect you.

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    GeifuKe  5 months ago

    I am thinking Pig is a cannibal.

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    GeifuKe  5 months ago

    Nothing more un-kosher than a bagel with pulled pork, bacon, ham, and cream cheese.

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    some idiot from R'lyeh Premium Member 5 months ago

    Cartoon Boy is going all in on publicising PETA recently.

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    gbars70  5 months ago

    I knew there was a subconscious reason I was attracted to pig!

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    MRBLUESKY529  5 months ago

    Pork bellies are up!!!

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    EcurbYkspohs  5 months ago

    The peta word police have earned a “Rat Bat” ….. Croc Power !

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    wrd2255  5 months ago

    There’s a good chance PETA and other purists gave us IQ45. A net loss for their causes, and the country.

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    Andrew Sleeth Premium Member 5 months ago

    The expression “when pigs fly” must be verboten, too, since that represents animal entertainment.

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    Gent  5 months ago

    Just to annoy PETA, I am going to use the phrase “bringing home the bacon” from now on.

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    Mr. Organization  5 months ago

    ‘kidding’. That was good, Pastis.

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    Kaputnik  5 months ago

    What’s their beef? Or should I say, what’s their beet?

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    Rad-ish, currently posting No Ambiguity on Sherpa Premium Member 5 months ago

    I didn’t know PETA was Jewish.

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    Zebrastripes  5 months ago

    They’re obsessed, radical and carry out some good deeds, but not in a lawful way….Oy

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    MarkGardner1  5 months ago

    People. Eating. Tasty. Animals.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 5 months ago

    Ya gotta admit…Pastis is doing the world a favor showing everyone just HOW FLAMING STUPID crackpot groups like P.E.T.A. are getting!

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    walstib  5 months ago

    We’re born with canine fangs for a reason.

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    Plumbob Wilson  5 months ago

    As I see it, we’ve had a couple of million years of evolution to make us what we are today – Omnivores. I am perfectly happy to eat a salad with my steak; but I’m not about to betray my heritage by giving up the steak.

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    redback  5 months ago

    a new level of idiocy. So they want us to be vegetarians? big deal if I buy bacon in the store and bring it home, or that would also be political incorrect. Sad when the institutions themselves become sjw for the most moronic and brain dead reasons

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    Cerabooge  5 months ago

    I’m going to have to look up all these revisions to common sayings. Seems like fun.

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    chmsam  5 months ago

    They fellow in the PETA hat should clam up.

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    Executor2  5 months ago

    When PETA is trying to explain that it’s just as easy to eat products without hurting animals, “It’s just as easy to eat a veggie burger instead of beef”. Ummm, excuse me, I’ll take the beef and leave that disgusting option for you guys…

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    syzygy47  5 months ago

    That comic strip is getting pretty crowded, cluttered, with words. Why, there’s barely enough room to swing a cat!(Interestingly, this old expression comes from, not a kitty cat, but a cat o’nine tails whip)

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    michael3114  5 months ago

    Rat, get your bat. P.E.T.A needs a pounding.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Cut off his duck dynasty beard, Rat, and sell it

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    flyingfysh Premium Member 5 months ago

    There used to be a small lunch place near Harvard Square that sold something they called the “Blasphemy”: a kosher hot dog, topped with bacon and cheese.

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    Rick Grubber  5 months ago

    Hehe. I just had to share this vid that I saw nearly 11 years ago. I’m so glad it’s still on YouTube to this day. PETA in a nutshell! LMFAO!

    https://youtu.be/CwyI9QzVA_4

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    thelost wizard  5 months ago

    Pig should have a sheepish grin over that last comment.

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    Bookworm  5 months ago

    Shouldn’t there be an AETP – Animals for the Ethical Treatment of People? Where is the campaign to stop sharks from eating the swimmers? Where is the movement to stop bears from chomping the hikers? Where is the outreach to halt snakes from biting the person mowing the lawn? How about a little parity here?

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    Bookworm  5 months ago

    And while we’re on the subject, shouldn’t there be an AETOA – Animals for the Ethical Treatment of Other Animals? Should not predatory animals convert to vegetarianism? Shouldn’t the Early Bird make do with seed from a feeder, so the poor early worm can fetch his newspaper without fear? Shouldn’t mosquitoes find food sources other than some other creatures’ life’s blood? The list is endless, you know.

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    nufalready  5 months ago

    It’s only a short step from word police to thought police.

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    BubbleTape Premium Member 5 months ago

    i think pastis is a covert PETA advocate, using this as a ploy to get people to think about these things that they otherwise wouldn’t because anything PETA does is so far off the vast majority of people’s radar it wouldn’t register a blip.

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    Obi-Haiv  5 months ago

    God, I hope they were cooked in lard.

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    nomomaniacs  5 months ago

    I was hoping that Stephan was kidding about this but PETA really does support this and they had the bad taste and downright obliviousness to compare these phrases to racist and homophobic language. Shame on PETA.

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    JanBic Premium Member 5 months ago

    “Kidding”, goat reference.

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    alison  5 months ago

    I’m allergic to wheat, so I’m sticking with bacon. Yum.

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    WCraft Premium Member 5 months ago

    PETA isn’t the only one you’re going to have to deal with. Wait until the vegans question you about the bagel ingredients and accompaniments!

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    oakie817  5 months ago

    lox and bagels….Jewish sushi

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    Bring home the PETA Word Police Guy. I hear they go well with fava beans and a nice Chianti….

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    clayface9 Premium Member 5 months ago

    So, are they going to do “Feed a fed horse” tomorrow?

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    tad1  5 months ago

    I wish the PETA Gestapo would stop trying to get our goats!

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    ItsPat  5 months ago

    This P.E.T.A. suggestion makes them look as wise as a towel!

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    poopsypoo Premium Member 5 months ago

    You know, I actually inherited my grandmothers full length sable mink coat! I am so scared of getting paint splashed on me for wearing it! I’ll probably never wear it!

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