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…

Lies, damn lies & liberal talking points

by Burt Prelutsky -- According to Harry Reid, "There have been plenty of horror stories being told about the Affordable Care Act, but they're all untrue." My initial reaction was to ask more…

Obama deserves a 'Neville' award

by Burt Prelutsky -- Ever since Vladimir Putin decided to restore the former Soviet Union, I have admired his restraint. I'm serious. I mean thus far all he's done is venture a more…

Gold medals, fried chicken and antiques

by Burt Prelutsky -- Now that the Winter Olympics are over for another four years, let me say, at the risk of being regarded as a party pooper, that I think the more…

It's not hearsay, it's heresy

by Burt Prelutsky -- Several hundred years ago, an Italian astronomer named Galileo Galilei, which sounds like something a Swiss shepherd might yodel, was found guilty of heresy and placed under house more…

Notes from a sick bed

by Burt Prelutsky -- Between the surgery and the flu, I have been pretty much housebound for a few weeks now. Between coughing, sneezing, taking meds and doing the hand exercises prescribed more…

Obama's 'Groundhog Year'

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because simply recovering from surgery that involved my hand, wrist and thumb, didn't strike me as being all that challenging, I decided to add a case of the more…

People aren't all that good

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are those who believe that in their natural state, people are kind, generous and good-natured. I, however, don't believe they are any of those things. Unless they more…