Think Hillary Will Take the Hint?

June 2, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Four days after being re-elected to a 5th term as head of FIFA (the international soccer association), Sepp Blatter stepped down. Blatter is quoted as saying just days ago “Why would I step down? That would mean I recognize that I did wrong.” More Apparently [Read More]

Inbreds

June 1, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

The wolves on Lake Superior’s Isle Royale (that big Island off Minnesota that gives the lake an eye) have dwindled in number from close to 30 just ten years ago to only 3 today. They are soon expected to die out completely. Thought to have originally [Read More]

No Man’s Land Still Today

June 1, 2015 Dr. Tar 30

A hundred years after the First World War and the Western Front in France is still a danger to all living things. It’s not just the unexploded shells and mines that litter the area (and explode the occasional farmer’s tractor) but the pollution of war. More Poison gas [Read More]

USAspending.gov Gets a Makeover

April 3, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

After the redesign of USAspending.gov by the Treasury Department, they have made the website (one that is supposed to disclose all federal funds) harder to use and less accessible. More  Which is a shame because organizations like the Sunshine Foundation have used the site to investigate the returns [Read More]

The 27 Club

April 3, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Inhabited by creative, talented and popular people, the 27 Club is one nobody wants to join. There is a popular (if not morbid) notion that the age of 27 is particularly lethal for rock stars (see Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain and Amy [Read More]

A New Lease On Life

April 3, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

You might think that when a young man with an enlarged heart and a terminal diagnosis is given a transplant, that individual might dedicate the rest of his life to some higher purpose. In the case of Anthony Stokes, you’d be wrong. More What a waste.

Hillary in Time Lapse

April 3, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Like Dorian Grey put on film, you can watch Hillary’s transition in about a minute from a young woman of promise to an evil hag who forever craves for ultimate power. I use the Dorian Grey analogy because in the famous Oscar Wilde story, the portrait of the man [Read More]

Why We Have Religious Freedom Acts

April 2, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

If one relied solely on the mainstream media one would think Religious Freedom laws like Indiana’s and Arkansas’ are aimed only at discriminating against gay people. But theses laws have been used in a number of recent cases to slap back an over-reaching government when [Read More]

Abortion Gets The Spa Treatment

April 2, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

In an attempt to make baby killing more palatable to American women, some abortion clinics are presenting themselves as more of a spa than a medical clinic. By handing out comfy robes and serving warm tea to women while they sit in comfortable earth toned rooms waiting to end the [Read More]

Who’s the Victim Now?

April 2, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Lets look at a couple of cases of critics taking things too far. After the Claire Van Fossen piece on doing away with the police in the name of social justice, she got some rather heated e-mails. One of which was traced back to a [Read More]

Aaron Rogers Wants America to RE-LAX

April 1, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

OnMilwaukee is reporting today (April 1st) that the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rogers has become a pitchman for a new laxative product R-E-L-A-X-ative. The product’s name was inspired from Rodgers statement to fans after the third week of the 2014 season. “If I [Read More]

Student Loan Deadbeats Unite!

April 1, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Calling themselves the “Corinthian 100”, students who attended a college operated by the for-profit educator Corinthian Colleges, Inc. are refusing now to pay their student loans. They are calling on the Education Department to discharge the $500 million in private student loans taken out by [Read More]

Bullies Set Sights on Arkansas

April 1, 2015 Dr. Tar 20

The mindless haranguing of Indiana over the recent enactment of The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is about to be directed at Arkansas as Governor Asa Hutchinson (AR-R) has declared his intention to sign a similar law for his state. First to whimper in fear [Read More]

It’s The “Breaking Bad” of Opera

March 3, 2015 Dr. Tar 0

Minnesota Opera is going to perform the world premier of “The Manchurian Candidate” this Saturday. Music by Pulitzer prize winner Kevin Puts, libretto by Mark Campbell; the performance is described (by Director Kevin Newbury) as an event like a rock concert and expects the performance should [Read More]

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