A Bush league candidate

by Burt Prelutsky -- I must confess that I wasn't surprised Jeb Bush announced that he is considering making a run for the GOP nomination in 2016. When properly translated from politician-speak more…

It's all black & white

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I saw all those people marching in large cities across America, tying up streets, bridges and even clogging up entrances to department stores, making Christmas gift shopping more…

I hate the sins and the sinners

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have never understood why people ever feel compelled to say they hate the sin, but not the sinner. I think it was Jesus who first said those more…

The high cost of cheap labor

by Burt Prelutsky -- The reason Ronald Reagan signed the first amnesty bill back in 1986 wasn't really because the Democratic Congress promised to build a fence at the border. After all, more…

Ferguson rioters are no patriots

by Burt Prelutsky -- As I have written on other similar occasions, it's a protest when you toss the tea into the harbor; when you grab the tea or, rather, the TV more…

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…