Selective feminism

by Patrice Lewis -- I have a problem with feminists. Gee, what a surprise. Feminists believe that women should have equal political, social, intellectual and economic rights as men. On the surface more…

Tea is boiling over in Flyover Country

by Patrice Lewis -- As a writer, I am sometimes in a position to see questions other writers pose while seeking information for their pieces. Recently this query came across my computer: more…

Playing God with homeschoolers

by Patrice Lewis -- Let's say there is a kid in school, a 13-year-old girl. We'll call her Jane. Jane is perfectly normal. She wears low-cut jeans that show a bare midriff more…

I'm depressed … but preparing

by Patrice Lewis -- I just learned a depressing statistic: The unemployment rate in our corner of Idaho is 13.6 percent. Keep this in mind for a moment. A couple weeks ago more…

What is a socialist?

by Patrice Lewis -- The one fascinating thing I'm learning in writing for WND is the staggering ability of so many people to deny reality. In last week's column, I pointed out more…

Parents? We don't need no stinkin' parents!

by Patrice Lewis -- Something momentous happened in our household last December: Our oldest daughter turned 13. Snarky teenage-hood, here we come! Except something's wrong. So far, Elder Daughter is still treating more…

Welcome to Bedrock

by Patrice Lewis -- Newsflash: I'm a busy person. Really. Here are some of the hats I wear on a daily basis. I'm a wife. Mother. Homeschooling teacher. Farmer. Business owner. Writer. more…

Is green losing its gold?

by Patrice Lewis -- Sales of organic products are down. Green projects are diving. Recycling profits are declining. With the economy in deep recession, the green movement is losing momentum. Funny how more…

Welcome to Flyover Country

by Patrice Lewis -- The name of my column is Real America. I try to give opinion and commentary from Flyover Country, where I live. Every so often I get asked exactly more…