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…

Preserving abundance

by Patrice Lewis -- Wednesdays are kind of loopy in our house with regard to our homeschooling schedule. That's because the girls have music and sewing lessons on Wednesdays and it breaks more…

How free Americans became pigs at a trough

by Patrice Lewis -- I frequently receive e-mails from readers professing admiration for our (ahem) "simple" life. (For those unfamiliar with our lifestyle, we have a homestead farm, a home business, and more…