Government goons grasping at straws

by Patrice Lewis -- Friends, it's good to know our wise and benevolent state and local governments are always looking out for us, particularly in matters of health and safety. As an more…

What? Millennials turn to 'hands-on' vocations

by Patrice Lewis -- Last June, a very interesting article came out in the Wall Street Journal entitled "Why old-timey jobs are suddenly hot again." (If you have trouble reading the link, more…

The latest stupid parenting advice

by Patrice Lewis -- Once upon a time, everyone knew the best way to raise kids. You brought them up in a nuclear family with love, discipline, chores, responsibility and a sound more…

The aging, sagging fruits of feminism

by Patrice Lewis -- Ain't feminism great? It's opened so many doors for women. No longer held back by the male patriarchy, women are free to compete in the most cut-throat professions, more…

Come in from the cold

by Patrice Lewis -- There is a passage from a book called "Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping" by Judith Levine. Disgusted with what she sees as a consumer culture in more…

Merry Resistmas: Looking up to 'angelic' Hillary

by Patrice Lewis -- By now I'm fairly certain everyone has seen the must-have hot new item for this Christmas season: the Hillary Clinton tree-topper, manufactured by a U.K. company called Women more…

1 surefire way to annoy your holiday host

by Patrice Lewis -- A couple weeks ago, I read an article about a wonderful, gracious, guaranteed-to-please technique for peaceful holiday meals with friends and family: Ask your hosts if they have more…

Why do people scoff at preppers?

by Patrice Lewis -- Recently I read an article concerning the business boom of an emergency food company called Wise Co. It's a long piece describing how the company has expanded both more…