A plea for intolerance

by Burt Prelutsky -- Lately, you have probably noticed that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has taken to lecturing the rest of us on tolerance. I call it presumptuous, as well as ill-timed. It's more…

The Barack Hussein Obama Mosque

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I consider the brouhaha over the mosque at Ground Zero, the question that springs to mind isn't why Islamics chose such a provocative site, but, rather, why more…

If I were king

by Burt Prelutsky -- I don't really want to sit on a throne or even in the Oval Office. But I would certainly like to see a few of my notions become more…

Wringing the Bell

by Burt Prelutsky -- Sometimes, political corruption is so blatant, it almost seems like make-believe, like a farce concocted by Billy Wilder or Preston Sturges. Here in Southern California, we have a more…

Politics: A no-logic zone

by Burt Prelutsky -- Down through the years, people have constantly reminded me that nature abhors a vacuum. But I always felt that was overstating the case. While nature may not be more…

$5 million going once … going twice …

by Burt Prelutsky -- Until recently, I had been totally unaware of Mohamed (Mo) Ibrahim's existence, and had never heard that, through his foundation, he funds the world's single largest cash award. more…

I used to love America more

by Burt Prelutsky -- I love America, but honesty compels me to admit I used to love it even more. I loved it more when people could admit they were patriots without more…

God has a sense of humor

by Burt Prelutsky -- The worst thing about the oil leak, assuming you don't live and work in the Gulf, was having to keep viewing the same stuff on TV day in more…