California: A state of denial

by Patrice Lewis -- In 1972, when I was 10 years old, my dad accepted a job transfer. We packed up our belongings and drove 3,000 miles to our new home. We more…

Can poverty be stopped?

by Patrice Lewis -- Last week I read a comment that stopped me in my tracks. "We have SPCA for cats and dogs," noted a woman, "and do not have money to more…

Why I admire the Democrats

by Patrice Lewis -- "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule." – H.L. Mencken I have nothing but the deepest contempt for the more…

Are you a parental despot?

by Patrice Lewis -- I've been cogitating lately on Colossians 3:18-21, "Instructions for Christian households." This chapter includes the fiery verse so many feminists find objectionable, namely, "Wives, submit yourselves to your more…

The simple secret to surviving any crisis

by Patrice Lewis -- Some time ago I collected a few links about why some people survive a disaster and others don't. Assuming the event is survivable (and sometimes it's not), it more…

Aborting boys because you hate men

by Patrice Lewis -- It was a blog post so revolting it sent reverberations across the ocean and shocked even ardent leftists. It was so brazenly horrifying some called it a hoax. more…

Removing guns, 1 child at a time

by Patrice Lewis -- Well, it seems Minnesota's largest school district is discussing screening high school students for depression and anxiety in the classroom. "As part of a state grant to improve more…

What's next – composting dead babies?

by Patrice Lewis -- Out here on our farm, we have many methods of waste disposal. Human waste, of course, is flushed into the septic system. Barn waste gets heaped onto a more…