Cruel and unusual punishment

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's an odd paradox, but I understand those who commit cold-blooded murder better than I do those people who attend vigils outside prisons where killers are being executed. more…

Islam: America's sacred cow

by Burt Prelutsky -- In spite of the fact that Islamists were attacking us long before 9/11, going back to 1979 when the Iranians held Americans hostage for well over a year, more…

Piling on rancher Bundy

by Burt Prelutsky -- For a few days, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was a heroic figure to a great many conservatives. Then, overnight, he became a pariah. There were some people, aside more…

The feds are not our friends

by Burt Prelutsky -- Fortunately, I no longer board a lot of airplanes because if I did, it would really pi-- me off that after a teenager flew to Hawaii in the more…

If I were a Fox contributor

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, Laura Ingraham was a guest on Howard Kurtz's Sunday Fox show, "Media Buzz." She offered what I thought was an intelligent solution to a problem that has more…

Dump Reid … and Boehner

by Burt Prelutsky -- In the immortal words of Oscar Hammerstein's king of Siam, "Is a puzzlement." Everything from the media's silence when it comes to Benghazi to liberal voters not being more…

Nazis, American style

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's no secret that the left tends to be totalitarian in nature. Whether it was Hitler's Germany, Mussolini's Italy, Stalin's Russia, Castro's Cuba or Mao's China, there's nothing more…

Hoping Rand Paul becomes 'Rand Who?'

by Burt Prelutsky -- I don't recall a time when it was so profitable to be in the polling industry. It seems as if there's a new one every five minutes, and more…

Sorting through the rubble

by Burt Prelutsky -- Even the good news these days is tainted. For instance, the Department of Homeland Security has granted the Romeikes, the German family seeking asylum, indefinite deferred status. That more…

'War and Peace'

by Burt Prelutsky -- It seems like almost every day someone sends me pictures of George W. Bush riding dirt bikes with injured military veterans or greeting returning vets at a Texas more…