The stoned president

by Burt Prelutsky -- It wasn't that long ago that a prospective Supreme Court justice was blackballed because he had occasionally smoked marijuana while in college. Although it seems as if it more…

My stupendous non-scientific poll

by Burt Prelutsky -- I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to respond to my recent poll. As I said at the time, it was not, and was not intended more…

The good book & the bad woman

by Burt Prelutsky -- During her book tour, Hillary Clinton was asked to name her favorite book. One might have expected her to be honest for once in her life and mention more…

Is it national murder or suicide?

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are times when I suspect that people like Obama, Reid, Pelosi, Schumer, Boxer and Durbin, should have their photos on the wall of the post office as more…

Can America be saved?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although I am by nature an optimist, I must admit that even I have begun to suspect that our nation's best years, like my own, are behind us. more…

Redskins and thin skins

by Burt Prelutsky -- The U.S. Senate under the guidance – or, if you prefer, the thumb – of Harry Reid isn't interested in getting to the bottom of scandals involving the more…

I used to be a Democrat

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's true that for a long time, an inexcusably long time, I was a registered Democrat. But even then, I never called myself a liberal. Because I came more…

Cruel and unusual punishment

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's an odd paradox, but I understand those who commit cold-blooded murder better than I do those people who attend vigils outside prisons where killers are being executed. more…

Islam: America's sacred cow

by Burt Prelutsky -- In spite of the fact that Islamists were attacking us long before 9/11, going back to 1979 when the Iranians held Americans hostage for well over a year, more…

Piling on rancher Bundy

by Burt Prelutsky -- For a few days, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was a heroic figure to a great many conservatives. Then, overnight, he became a pariah. There were some people, aside more…