Bad guys and monsters

by Patrice Lewis -- Doubtless you've heard of the bizarre case of a Canadian father named Jesse Sansone who was arrested, strip-searched and jailed because his four-year-old daughter drew a crayon picture more…

The lust for power

by Patrice Lewis -- Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it. – Frank Herbert, "Dune" It was nothing more than a random headline my husband read out loud off the more…

Nutrition Nazis – at a school near you

by Patrice Lewis -- My husband stormed in from his shop on Tuesday, furious over a news story he heard on the Rush Limbaugh show. It seems there are now Nutrition Nazis more…

Government doesn't work!

by Patrice Lewis -- Lately I've been feeling quite depressed about the state of our nation. I guess I'm suffering from political burnout. That's an amazing thing when you consider I haven't more…

Net data collection: Be very afraid!

by Patrice Lewis -- It was the tweet heard round the world. A young British couple on their way to America to sightsee tweeted to some friends that they were going to more…

Hating wholesomeness

by Patrice Lewis -- We were invited to dinner this week with a family who lives nearby. John and Mary are a bit younger than my husband and I, and their five more…

Cassandra and the sheeple

by Patrice Lewis -- In Greek mythology, Cassandra was a princess whose beauty caused Apollo to grant her the gift of prophecy. But when she didn't return his love, Apollo placed a more…

Tebowing for life

by Patrice Lewis -- Sometimes it's hard to write a column every single week. Sometimes an idea "sings" to me and I can pound out a column in an hour. Other times more…

Jesus or Robin Hood?

by Patrice Lewis -- It all started with a quote I recently read, attributed to comedian Stephen Colbert: If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, more…

PATRICE LEWIS: Advice from the elders

by Patrice Lewis -- I woke up early one morning shortly after Christmas and lay in bed, worrying. You know what that's like. Things always seem darker and more dire during the more…