Give us this day our daily bread

by Patrice Lewis -- During a week of drama from the RNC and Hurricane Isaac, my family and I were quietly involved in something very different than watching coverage on TV. In more…

We ain't got no self-control

by Patrice Lewis -- A few years ago, I was waitressing in a restaurant when some acquaintances came in for a meal. During the ordering process, their young son realized the restaurant more…

Go to trade school, young man

by Patrice Lewis -- About two years ago, I got a call from a dear college friend. We chatted for a long time, catching up on each others' lives. Among the news more…

The end of the world as we know it

by Patrice Lewis -- In the past week, I've seen a number of articles on the possibility of either a massive solar flare or EMP taking down the electrical grid in this more…

Why I'll never live in New York City

by Patrice Lewis -- I will never live in New York City. I've only been to New York once, many years ago, but it left a dazzling impression on me. What I more…

Celebrating government dependency

by Patrice Lewis -- Over the last few weeks I've bookmarked a number of alarming articles on how the government is actively recruiting people to sign up for food stamps (read the more…

Stop financing stupidity!

by Patrice Lewis -- As I contemplate the chaos in our nation, it's exasperating to see the number of idiots messing up their lives, making stupid choices and expecting society to pick more…

'God will provide' foolishness

by Patrice Lewis -- I've been closely following the struggles of folks in the aftermath of the super-derecho storm that slammed the eastern United States last week. Compounding the disaster are massive more…

Why liberals are winning, Part 2

by Patrice Lewis -- Well, this week America took a massive lurch to the left with the grim news that the Supreme Court held up Obamacare as (cough) "constitutional." With the passage more…