A gift horse named Obama

by Burt Prelutsky -- Not since Santa Claus was in short pants has anyone been as generous as Obama when it comes to bestowing gifts. But unlike Santa, Obama insists on rewarding more…

It's official -- I'm not running!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although even Hillary Clinton, who vowed at the age of 4 to one day be president, is acting coy about making a run in 2016, I am trying more…

It really is a wonderful life

by Burt Prelutsky -- A friend, knowing how strongly I object to politically correct speech, which I regard as self-censorship, sent me ammo in an email. He reminded me that the same more…

The last time I saw Paris

by Burt Prelutsky -- In 1940, when Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote their Oscar-winning ode to Paris, she had recently been invaded by the Nazis. Had the song been written more…

Bloodthirsty Islam

by Burt Prelutsky -- I'm not big on making New Year's resolutions, but I do pledge to continue holding the feet of liberals to the flames until they pull this computer keyboard more…

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…