Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 13, 2019


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Sad that Rat can’t love himself.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    OK Rat, who can you love?

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    B UTTONS  over 1 year ago

    And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that (the Lord) said, Escape for thy life; look not at Congress and the White House …

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 1 year ago

    The only thing I know Rat will find annoying with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is its membership not drinking booze and smoking.

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    awgiedawgie Premium Member over 1 year ago

    The Gospel according to Rat?

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    chris_weaver  over 1 year ago

    Spare the rod, spoil the pest!

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    Robin Harwood  over 1 year ago

    I’m sure it’s in scripture somewhere.

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    tudza Premium Member over 1 year ago

    So is it OK to kill people so long as you don’t murder them? Apparently this has not been worked out to everyone’s satisfaction yet, so we can cut the rat some slack.

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    EdMeiller Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Too many people think like Rat.

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    dukedoug  over 1 year ago

    Religion is NEVER right.

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    dwane.scoty1  over 1 year ago

    Rat: The Smitemiester!

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    Imaginarium  over 1 year ago

    Well Rat is a rat, Not a people. So he gets a pass on this one. ……..Croc Power !

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    mail2jbl  over 1 year ago

    Obviously Rat didn’t read Matthew 5.46-47:

    “For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you salute only your brethren, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?”

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Rat would fit right in to the Spanish Inquisition! Get the COMFY CHAIR!

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    Egrayjames  over 1 year ago

    Yea, tho I walk through the Valley of friendly people, I will carry a big stick for the annoying.

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    mjb515  over 1 year ago

    Which will make you annoying to them, hence religious wars.

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    vics_machine Premium Member over 1 year ago

    You know you have found the right religion when your god hates the same people you do.

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    Zebrastripes  over 1 year ago

    Did RAT mean to say hit them with his stick or STAFF?? There’s other religions that don’t condone booze and smoking, but think nothing of abusing women…sex booze and rock n roll. Booooya

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    some idiot from R'lyeh Premium Member over 1 year ago

    That sounds pretty old testamenty.

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    Gent  over 1 year ago

    You tell the crocs to love thy neighbour and they’ll love eating Zeeba.

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    wirepunchr  over 1 year ago

    That’s how it seems to be, interpret it the way you want.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Its better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.

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    6odc2pemgb55  over 1 year ago

    Rat should check out Zen. It includes hitting people with sticks.

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    BiathlonNut  over 1 year ago

    Cynicism unchained.

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    Aladar30 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    This means that Rat will be hit continuously.

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    zeexenon  over 1 year ago

    OK, but I will continue to bring Hand-Wash packets to church for after that hand-shaking thing.

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    Herb L 1954  over 1 year ago

    Hit me with your rhythm stick.Ian Dury,and the Blockheads ;)

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    streetbeater  over 1 year ago

    I seem to remember some smiting of Philistines, so Rat can’t be completely wrong.

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    Packratjohn Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Religious strip, knew there’d be a ton o’ comments. Let me paraphrase Rat in the first panel; Atheists have it right. The key to life is to love other people, regardless." May or may not be true, but I like to think it is.

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    jvn  over 1 year ago

    “Love thy enemy”… it’s a toughie.

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    rick92040  over 1 year ago

    Religion is the cause of many wars.

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    Concretionist  over 1 year ago

    According to what I remember, even Jesus got to hit the worst offenders. Money changers at the temple, I believe?

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    jel354  over 1 year ago

    The real message is one that most can stand to learn (myself included).

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    theoldidahofox  over 1 year ago

    Lucretius: Religion is an evil superstition.

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    Sisyphos  over 1 year ago

    Rat’s very own version of religion is suited (naturally) to his personal inclinations. In that respect, he is like many other mere mortals who have created their own versions of religion….

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    WCraft Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Therein lies the challenge.

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    Swirls Before Pine  over 1 year ago

    There is only one God … but 7 billion idiots that can’t accept that they are wrong about him.

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