Would a coup make things better?

by Patrice Lewis -- It comes as no surprise that the federal government is fascinated – no, obsessed – with keeping tabs on anything and everything we do. Privacy no longer exists. more…

We will never forget. Or will we?

by Patrice Lewis -- This weekend we remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. In the wake of that horrible day, there are many who pledged we will never forget. From more…

Why I hate politics

by Patrice Lewis -- It was 8 p.m. on Thursday night. This column is due Friday at noon, and I didn't have the faintest clue what to write about. Oh sure, there more…

Are feminists insane?

by Patrice Lewis -- I know this comes as a surprise to many readers, but I am a great disappointment to feminists everywhere. That's because I'm not a corporate president. I'm not more…

The Zombie Apocalypse

by Patrice Lewis -- Since we haven't had television in over 20 years, I've never seen any of the "zombie apocalypse"-type shows that have recently gained in popularity. These programs have been more…

GOP: Don't dump Trump, learn from him!

by Patrice Lewis -- In the past month, the political power brokers have been watching, aghast, the rise of Donald Trump as a potential GOP contender. Left and right alike have been more…

Male feminists and unfaithful wives

by Patrice Lewis -- I thought I'd seen it all. I really had. I thought nothing about feminism could surprise me anymore, but I was wrong. Consider this recent piece in New more…

Don't sacrifice your kids to the sex gods

by Patrice Lewis -- Unless you've been living under a rock, you can't help but notice a disturbing trend over the last few decades: the increasing sexualization of children. From birth, kids more…

The doctrine of hurt feelings

by Patrice Lewis -- "Ableism," announced our 17-year-old daughter one afternoon, ticking off her fingers. "Chauvinism. Sizeism. Sexism. Classism. Racism. Genderism. Ageism. … Why does everything have to be an 'ism'? Why more…