Here's to the men

by Patrice Lewis -- A couple weeks ago, Thomas Sowell wrote a column entitled "The myth of meaningful work." "It was painful," he noted, in referencing the unrealistic view of the world more…

News flash: It's not men holding women back

by Patrice Lewis -- In light of the dire and depressing news stories about a tanking world economy, I'm pleased to report a shining ray of sunshine: the Paycheck Fairness Act failed more…

Fixing stupid

by Patrice Lewis -- Many years ago I worked as a legal secretary in a Sacramento law firm. I became friends with an attorney named Anne, and we kept in touch even more…

A candy store for preppers

by Patrice Lewis -- I had a most extraordinary experience last weekend. I was invited to attend the Self-Reliance Expo in Colorado Springs as a speaker on a panel discussion called "The more…

The 7 sins of socialism

by Patrice Lewis -- "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." – Ecclesiastes 1:9 As homeschooling parents, my more…

Stupid mothers

by Patrice Lewis -- Ah, Mother's Day. The most sentimental and mushy day of the year, the day when mothers everywhere are smothered in a suffocating layer of syrup and treacle and more…

Occupy this

by Patrice Lewis -- (Yawn) Another Occupy "Whatever" day – May 1 – has come and gone with hardly a headline. Oh, there were a few pathetic attempts to blow up bridges more…

The anti-teens

by Patrice Lewis -- Our older daughter (age 16) was helping me make a fruit salad one morning after drinking a cup of tea from a delicate china teacup and saucer. While more…

My green is greener than your green

by Patrice Lewis -- As we approach this year's Earth Day – the international celebration in which progressive politicians and celebrities exempt themselves from the green legislation they helped create – the more…