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…

R.I.P., George Kennedy

by Burt Prelutsky -- George Kennedy died recently. It ended a friendship that had lasted nearly half a century. I first heard from Kennedy in 1967 when, in my role as movie more…

Trying to explain Jewish voters

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the questions I receive on a recurring basis from Christians is why Jews vote the way they do. The question generally starts out by mentioning that more…