Ready to be a 'Stepford citizen'?

by Patrice Lewis -- I live in the land of stereotypes. What do I mean by this? Well, when we first told friends we were moving to north Idaho, some were genuinely more…

These guns keep our children safe

by Patrice Lewis -- In a prior column I described the absurdity of the U.N.'s Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a treaty that will very likely get ratified because more…

Forever young

by Patrice Lewis -- I had a column all written and ready to go for this weekend when my husband, Don, stopped me with a special request. "Please," he said. "Can you more…

A tale of 2 brain tumors

by Patrice Lewis -- I'd like to take a break from my usual socio-political commentary to ask a very important question: What would you do if you learned you had less than more…

The opiate of the masses

by Patrice Lewis -- Confession time. It always bugs me when I see a politician darken the doorway of a church. This is counterintuitive, of course. I mean, here's the one door more…

But it's not my fault!

by Patrice Lewis -- Ah, victimhood. The rallying cry of all good liberals. Nothing is our fault. I know of a lady who owns a second home here in north Idaho. Most more…

Here she comes, Miss Integrity

by Patrice Lewis -- I'm sure you've all heard about the Miss USA pageant in which Miss California, Carrie Prejean, got nailed on a question about gay marriage posed by celebrity blogger more…

Tea for 2 … million?

by Patrice Lewis -- Well, they tried. The mainstream media honestly tried to ignore the April 15 tea parties around the country. When the sheer quantity became irrefutable, the media joined government more…

Homeschoolers' greatest fear

by Patrice Lewis -- An old Chinese curse supposedly translates as, "May you live in interesting times." (An even better curse is, "May you come to the attention of those in authority." more…

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…