Misspeaking in the modern age

by Burt Prelutsky -- When West Virginians got upset with Hillary Clinton for stating "I will put coal miners and coal companies out of business," she hastened to explain that she had more…

The Pied Piper of Manhattan

by Burt Prelutsky -- There's no question that illegal immigration is a major headache in America, a headache of migraine proportions. Even though liberals choose to pretend that the problem exists only more…

Debating a liberal

by Burt Prelutsky -- Over the past few decades, I've made a conscious effort to avoid liberals. I realize it's intolerant of me, but I find it next to impossible to associate more…

Putting liberals on the couch

by Burt Prelutsky -- There isn't a doubt in my mind that leftists are certifiably insane. I don't mean that as an insult. At least not entirely. It's just that after years more…

My ideal candidate

by Burt Prelutsky -- There is, of course, no such thing as an ideal candidate. Even I wouldn't pass muster because, on a few rare occasions, I have changed my mind, and more…

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…