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…

Prepared to be wrong

by Patrice Lewis -- In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba. Apollo thought her beautiful, so he granted her the gift of prophecy. But Cassandra annoyed more…

The arrogance is breathtaking

by Patrice Lewis -- I think I've finally figured it out. What is it about this administration and the mainstream media that grates on people's nerves? Why are folks so angry that more…

Obama's bitter medicine

by Patrice Lewis -- As I wrote a few weeks ago, a nationalized health-care system is clearly outside the constitutional limits of our government. But for some inexplicable reason our politicians didn't more…