The Church of Global Warming

by Patrice Lewis -- I'm sure you've all heard about the scandal coming out of the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit, in which some bozos cooked the raw data on more…

Turning fire-belching dragons into knights

by Patrice Lewis -- We have a friend named Bruce who is a family doctor. Recently he related astartling experience."I walked into the exam room," he said, "to see a 14-year-old boy. more…

25 things I'm thankful for

by Patrice Lewis -- At this festive time of year, when people focus on food, football, eating and shopping (especially shopping), when the news is full of articles about Black Friday and more…

By the sweat of … someone else's brow?

by Patrice Lewis -- In the most recent issue of my favorite magazine (dedicated to independence, self-sufficiency and rural living), I was stunned to come across the following letter: "My husband and more…

What's wrong with the Constitution?

by Patrice Lewis -- In last week's column, I expressed my concern that our country is rapidly moving away from the governmental restraint outlined in the Constitution and Bill of Rights. I more…

The Constitution? How quaint!

by Patrice Lewis -- As our freedoms and liberties have been chipped away in the last few years, how many times have you wanted to ask a politician why? Why are you more…

Government-school 'edjikation'

by Patrice Lewis -- A few months ago, a homeschooling friend called in tears. The curriculum she'd purchased for her three children was patently unsuited to her 16-year-old daughter, Jane. Jane was more…

Raising drones of the state

by Patrice Lewis -- President Obama is pressing to increase the number of hours students spend in the classroom, both per day and per year. He says "American kids spend too little more…

The One won, but for what?

by Patrice Lewis -- As my husband came downstairs Friday morning, groggy and half-asleep, he asked, "What's new?" "Well, did you hear Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize?" I replied. He stopped. more…

Why should I spread the wealth?

by Patrice Lewis -- Consider the following quote by Adrian Rogers (1931-2005): You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working more…