Polls & revolutions

by Burt Prelutsky -- I know that a lot of people distrust polls. I'm not one of those people. I learned my lesson in 2012 when the polls all said that Obama more…

Muslims, Trump & other calamities

by Burt Prelutsky -- Like every other decent person, I experience grief and outrage every time I hear about yet another jihadist attack, be it in Belgium, France or Germany. But it more…

Today's gangbanger rhino killers

by Burt Prelutsky -- Periodically, when I hear that society at large is being held responsible for the crime and poverty in the inner city, I feel the need to relate the more…

Fascists on parade

by Burt Prelutsky -- To me, the most astonishing fact about this primary season isn't that Trump has managed to get a stranglehold on the nomination. It isn't even that he has more…

2 great suggestions from the missus

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although I'm a very good speller, even I need a proofreader. In my case, the problem is that my eyes sometimes see what my brain has convinced them more…

R.I.P., George Kennedy

by Burt Prelutsky -- George Kennedy died recently. It ended a friendship that had lasted nearly half a century. I first heard from Kennedy in 1967 when, in my role as movie more…

Trying to explain Jewish voters

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the questions I receive on a recurring basis from Christians is why Jews vote the way they do. The question generally starts out by mentioning that more…

Candidates for the loony bin

by Burt Prelutsky -- In a way it's fortunate that two left-wing dingbats are fighting it out to replace Barack Obama. The fear that either Mrs. Clinton or Sen. Sanders could extend more…

Palinology

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the stranger aspects of the Iowa primary was seeing Sarah Palin snubbing the two tea party combatants in the race, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, and more…

Muslims don't belong here

by Burt Prelutsky -- I know why I don't want Muslims in America. What I don't get is why they'd want to be here. If I were a follower of Allah, wouldn't more…