Now let's get things undone

by Burt Prelutsky -- So far as I'm concerned, the Republicans received a mandate not to plow ahead with some hastily cobbled programs, but to try to undo what Obama has done more…

Buckle up for a bumpy ride

by Burt Prelutsky -- Anyone who believes that the GOP will have a newly chastened Obama to deal with in 2015 must be living in one of those states where marijuana was more…

The midterm miracles

by Burt Prelutsky -- Perhaps because I define myself as a optimistic pessimist or a pessimistic optimist, I was blindsided by the election results. As much time as I devoted to poring more…

Am I an enemy of the tea party?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, my wife told me to stop picking on the tea party. Frankly, I was taken aback that after six books and 1,500 articles espousing my conservative beliefs, more…

Ebola & other epidemics

by Burt Prelutsky -- I hope that the Republicans gain control of the Senate, but I don't expect any miracles. I just want to wrench the reins away from Harry Reid and more…

The attack of the cuckoos

by Burt Prelutsky -- How it is that so many cuckoos escaped from their clocks and have wound up in positions of authority, I will never know. But there's no getting around more…

Federal liars and the lies they tell

by Burt Prelutsky -- If politicians and bureaucrats ever stopped lying for even five minutes, the ensuing silence would make the rest of us think we'd gone deaf. For instance, we're being more…

Branding sacred cows

by Burt Prelutsky -- I confess I'm at a loss when it comes to deciding when it's OK to brand someone a villain and when it's not. For instance, it seems to more…

Can America still be saved?

by Burt Prelutsky -- I believe it is essential that the GOP take back control of the Senate in November because it would help limit the damage Obama can do to this more…

Divas and demons

by Burt Prelutsky -- When it comes to divas, the ones who would generally come to mind are Beyonce, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. But one who more…