The answer man

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although I try to maintain a self-imposed schedule of writing three articles a week, sometimes even that's not often enough to keep up with newsworthy events. For instance, more…

Send in the clowns

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, Jon Stewart found himself in the unenviable position of having people questioning whether or not he's a racist. The truth is, he had nobody to blame but more…

Gays and grays

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are two groups of Americans I'm having a tough time understanding. One of them consists of the sexually eccentric, the other is made up of the elderly. more…

Living large, Obama-style

by Burt Prelutsky -- I always find it amusing when Americans look down their noses at the English royals, as so many did on the occasion of Prince William's recent marriage to more…

Is Barack Obama a socialist?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Answer: Does a bear do dooty in the woods? The other day, I heard a conservative talk-show host insist that, with the 2012 presidential election looming on the more…

News briefs, and not just Anthony Weiner's

by Burt Prelutsky -- I wonder how Democrats manage to keep track of their talking points when Obama keeps yakking out of both sides of his mouth. For openers, he's changed his more…

A black eye for black Americans

by Burt Prelutsky -- If it should come to pass that Herman Cain, who is over the age of 35, is a natural-born American and is twice as black as Barack Obama, more…

The agony of being a Jewish conservative

by Burt Prelutsky -- I am not overly surprised when the majority of American Jews continue to support Obama, but I know it confounds Christians. What they fail to grasp is that more…

Liberals and Islamists sitting in a tree

by Burt Prelutsky -- Even though it's been a while since Osama bin Laden was deep-sixed by the Navy, I continue to hear from those tenderhearted schlemiels who took umbrage at my more…

The not-so-great debate

by Burt Prelutsky -- In the wake of the GOP debate in South Carolina, I have decided that Herman Cain was not only the clear winner, but that he's now the guy more…