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About Thelma Lou

Yep, I'm gonna' go home, have me a little nap, and then go over to Thelma Lou's and watch a little TV.

Growing up with two lesbian mothers: a child’s perspective

A man raised by two lesbians tells his story in the latest Public Discourse. (H/T Brian) Introduction: The children of same-sex couples have a tough road ahead of them—I know, because I have been there. The last thing we should … Continue reading

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MIT physicist explains the challenge of cosmic fine-tuning for naturalism

Here’s the article from Harper’s magazine. The MIT physicist says that the fine-tuning is real, and is best explained by positing the existence of an infinite number of universes that are not fine-tuned – the so-called multiverse. Excerpt: While challenging … Continue reading

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GOP Congressman & Marine Vet Argues That ISIS Does Not Pose An ‘Existential Threat’ to America

Congressman Duncan Hunter (R – CA) appeared on Fox News with Megyn Kelly and gave his reasons why he believes ISIS is not an “existential threat” to America. Megyn Kelly counter-argued with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin … Continue reading

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Satellite images show summer ice caps much larger than 2 years ago

The UK Daily Mail reports. Excerpt: The speech by former US Vice-President Al Gore was apocalyptic. ‘The North Polar ice cap is falling off a cliff,’ he said. ‘It could be completely gone in summer in as little as seven … Continue reading

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Deputy Won’t Be Charged in ‘Texting While Driving’ Death Thanks to an Exception to the Rule

Using a handheld device to text while driving is not only unsafe, but against the law in most states. So why isn’t a law enforcement officer who killed a bicyclist while he was operating a mobile device being charged in … Continue reading

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17 Reactions to the ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy’ Gaffe That May Haunt the Rest of Obama’s Presidency

The optics for the Obama presidency have gone from bad to worse. The president gave a speech expressing his indignation following the brutal murder of American James Foley by the rampaging terrorist army ISIS, and then promptly hit the golf … Continue reading

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William Lane Craig lectures on naturalistic alternatives to the Big Bang

Here’s the lecture, which was given in 2004 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. A very liberal university! This lecture might be a little advanced for beginners, but if you stretch your mind first, you shouldn’t tear anything. (Note: standard … Continue reading

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Veteran Loses Use of Hand For a 2nd Time After Thief Steals Device Controlling His Prosthetic Arm

Imagine having a device that controls your prosthetic hand and gives you the freedom to move it freely. Now imagine that device getting stolen by a burglar. Last week U.S Army former Staff Sgt. Ben Eberle, 27, woke up to … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of Tea Partiers Did for People of Ferguson is Something Most News Media Won’t Report

Apparently, the St. Louis Tea Party missed the memo that the tea party is full of selfish people who just want to spread their misdirected ire in random ways because that’s just the kind of haterade drinkers they are. According … Continue reading

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Federal bulletin: U.S. facing imminent terrorist attack via southern border

Judicial Watch, those guys who are always filing those useful FOIA requests, found something scary. Excerpt: Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or … Continue reading

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