It's official -- I'm not running!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although even Hillary Clinton, who vowed at the age of 4 to one day be president, is acting coy about making a run in 2016, I am trying more…

It really is a wonderful life

by Burt Prelutsky -- A friend, knowing how strongly I object to politically correct speech, which I regard as self-censorship, sent me ammo in an email. He reminded me that the same more…

The last time I saw Paris

by Burt Prelutsky -- In 1940, when Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote their Oscar-winning ode to Paris, she had recently been invaded by the Nazis. Had the song been written more…

Bloodthirsty Islam

by Burt Prelutsky -- I'm not big on making New Year's resolutions, but I do pledge to continue holding the feet of liberals to the flames until they pull this computer keyboard more…

A Bush league candidate

by Burt Prelutsky -- I must confess that I wasn't surprised Jeb Bush announced that he is considering making a run for the GOP nomination in 2016. When properly translated from politician-speak more…

It's all black & white

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I saw all those people marching in large cities across America, tying up streets, bridges and even clogging up entrances to department stores, making Christmas gift shopping more…

I hate the sins and the sinners

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have never understood why people ever feel compelled to say they hate the sin, but not the sinner. I think it was Jesus who first said those more…

The high cost of cheap labor

by Burt Prelutsky -- The reason Ronald Reagan signed the first amnesty bill back in 1986 wasn't really because the Democratic Congress promised to build a fence at the border. After all, more…

Ferguson rioters are no patriots

by Burt Prelutsky -- As I have written on other similar occasions, it's a protest when you toss the tea into the harbor; when you grab the tea or, rather, the TV more…