Personalized Bible

December 31, 2016 Dr. Tar 12

A Georgia teen spent three months adding personal touches in the margins of a Bible that she gave to her boyfriend for Christmas.   Not everyone appreciated the effort. More  

Ship of State Sheds a Barnacle

December 31, 2016 Dr. Tar 28

  After 46 years of representing New York’s 13 District, Charlie Rangel is leaving Washington.  Rising within the House to chair the all powerful Ways and Means Committee (taxes), Rangel’s political fortunes turned sour with an ethics probe and sanction of  censure by his colleagues [Read More]

The Year’s Most Annoying and Boring

December 30, 2016 Dr. Tar 36

We’re nearly done with 2016 and therefore every media outlet is padding their content with list of best or most influential.     Annoying Least Intriguing There’s  list of people who really got on my last nerve this year.  I’m sure all of us can [Read More]

Bombshells Exploding Across the Nation

December 29, 2016 Dr. Tar 16

A Houston area restaurant chain, Bombshells, is planning on expanding up to a 100 locations in the next five years.  Viewing the recent election as a strong indication that the military themed “breastaurant” will be well received nationwide. More  

Bernie Followers Trying To Form Their Own “Tea Party”

December 29, 2016 Dr. Tar 24

  Realizing that the movement they dismissed as “racist” and derided as “tea baggers” was central to electing Donald Trump,  the left now wants to try to emulate the Tea Party and take over the Democrat Party. More What they fail to understand was that it was never the “movement,” it [Read More]

Bust of Hillary’s Bust

December 29, 2016 Dr. Tar 17

Called “Presidential Bust of Hillary Clinton” the artist Daniel Edwards created this piece ten years ago and it was displayed in the New York Sex Museum.  I have no idea if it’s still on display, but there is a strange video of the artist talking [Read More]

A Teachable Moment

December 28, 2016 Dr. Tar 32

Six-year-old Bethany Howell got ahold of her mom’s iPhone while she slept, forged her fingerprint and ordered $250 worth of Pokémon dolls off Amazon.  Most of the sales were with 3rd person vendors and were nonrefundable.  The parents ending up telling Bethany that the ones [Read More]

How Long (Will Interest Rates Stay Low)?

December 28, 2016 Dr. Tar 9

  He calls himself Merle Hazard (get it? as in moral hazard) and though this video is 9 months old it gives you a good dose of sound economics with a blue grass melody. Watch After 8 years of Obamanomics you’d think they’d be singing [Read More]

Hatchimals Lay An Egg This Christmas

December 28, 2016 Dr. Tar 15

  This year’s gimmicky gift for kids this year is going for between $114-175 a pop on Amazon right now and was fetching upwards of $250 before Christmas on eBay.  The toy is  suppose to peck its way out of its egg in “ten to forty” [Read More]

Taking a Bite Out of Crime

December 27, 2016 Dr. Tar 21

  A couple of dog training outfits are taking rescued pit bulls and training them for police work.  Law enforcement saves about $15,000 to $20,000 per animal and the dogs aren’t euthanized. More    

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