Why Newt's not presidential

by Burt Prelutsky -- Part of the reason people enjoy watching sporting events is because the outcome is clear cut. One team wins, another loses. Outcomes aren't usually so black and white more…

Needed: A prez who understands jihadists

by Burt Prelutsky -- All in all, 2011 provided us with some pretty good news. For one thing, our military took care of Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki; God got rid more…

With conservatives like these …

by Burt Prelutsky -- Santorum, Gingrich and Perry all condemned Mitt Romney's Bain Financial for putting people out of work. If anyone should be sidelined, it's Santorum, Gingrich and Perry. For one more…

Why Americans run for Congress

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, a reader wrote to ask me why anyone would spend a million dollars to become a member of Congress, a job that pays less than $200,000 a more…

Why oppose Obama? Let me count the ways

by Burt Prelutsky -- Apparently the Obama family holiday in the islands will run us taxpayers $4,113,038, and that's not counting snow cones, leis, surfboard rentals and assorted Hawaiian souvenirs. Still, it's more…

Reading political tea leaves

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I see all the infighting taking place in the ranks of the GOP, I find myself hoping that by the time we finally get through the primaries more…

Critiquing the Sioux City debate

by Burt Prelutsky -- In a way, it's rather admirable that Ron Paul sticks to his guns when everyone knows that his ostrich-like response to a nuclear Iran positively guarantees that he more…

The Christmas grinch revisited

by Burt Prelutsky -- Nothing I have ever written has provoked as huge a response as a piece I wrote some years ago called "The Jewish Grinch That Stole Christmas." In the more…

Don't look for Saint Burt bobbleheads!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, in writing an article in which I was bemoaning all the tax dollars Obama blew on Solyndra, I typed $500 "billion" before I realized I had meant more…