Don't waste your money on college

by Patrice Lewis -- Here's a riddle: What costs anywhere from $50,000 to $400,000 but often is utterly useless? Answer: a college degree. Now that our daughters are at or approaching college more…

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…