Why preparedness is going mainstream

by Patrice Lewis -- In the latest issue of Backwoods Home Magazine, there was an editorial by magazine founder Dave Duffy entitled "The Mainstreaming of Self-Reliance" in which he charted the slow more…

The power-lusters

by Patrice Lewis -- "[M]ake it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your more…

So when's the revolution?

by Patrice Lewis -- The horrifying headlines were coming so thick and fast this month it was hard to keep up: "Feds want your mental health records" "Judge says ordinary tools are more…

Easter or Earth Day?

by Patrice Lewis -- As we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord this weekend, I thought I'd pause for a moment and examine how we give honor (ahem) to Mother Earth. After more…

The Kim Kardashian effect

by Patrice Lewis -- Newsflash! This week Kim Kardashian wore a THONG BIKINI for a photo shoot in Thailand! Aren't you enthralled? I know I'm not. But the sad thing is, endless more…

The spoiled brats are back

by Patrice Lewis -- So I understand the "Occupy Whatever" crowd is back. "An associated Facebook page announced a protest against the 'regressive 1% agenda of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and for a more…

I live the life feminists hate

by Patrice Lewis -- In the wake of some feminist headlines this week (such as this and this), I am going to confess something so shocking, so appalling and so outrageously backward more…

In defense of homeschooling – again

by Patrice Lewis -- A couple of weeks ago, there was an article on a lieutenant governor candidate in South Carolina who urged parents to help improve education by taking their children more…