Confessions of a proud prude

by Patrice Lewis -- Recently, Salon.com assistant editor Katie Mcdonough went on a screed about the horrors of the "purity culture" advocated by all those evil awful people on the "right" who more…

Have children become unteachable?

by Patrice Lewis -- Almost two years ago, my husband saw an interesting article on PJ Media entitled "The Unteachables: A Generation that Cannot Learn" written by Janice Fiamengo, professor of English more…

Why conservatives are in trouble

by Patrice Lewis -- In last weekend's column about the built-in absurdity endemic in Obamacare, I stated my thesis that elements within the United States government are making a serious and concerted more…

Government's insane hallucinations

by Patrice Lewis -- Just when you think things can't get any stupider with Obamacare, things gets stupider. Before we delve into the latest examples of utter idiocy, let's review a few more…

Hands off our children, Big Brother

by Patrice Lewis -- Some friends came to us this week, troubled, to ask our advice. It seems their youngest son came home from school on Monday and asked – begged – more…

The burgeoning underground economy

by Patrice Lewis -- Recently in England, there was an uproar among customers of the HSBC bank when it "imposed a restriction blocking customers from withdrawing large amounts of money from their more…

How we're hurting our daughters

by Patrice Lewis -- This week I came across an article entitled "Seven Ways You're Hurting Your Daughter's Future." As the mother of two teenage daughters (and no sons), I immediately clicked more…

USA: Land of bread and circuses

by Patrice Lewis -- I recently saw a 10-minute video filmed in 1958 on the building of the Mackinac Bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac between Lakes Michigan and Huron. The narrator more…

The greatest conceit of mankind

by Patrice Lewis -- Welcome to the New Year. The usual platitudes for early January include wishes for greater success, greater health and all-around greater prospects. But we all know our nation more…