Does the GOP have a future?

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have no way of knowing whether the Republican Party will go the way of the Whigs, the Bull Moose and the dodo bird. But perhaps it should. more…

Letter to a young relative

by Burt Prelutsky -- Dear Danny: I am writing to say I think you should reconsider your decision not to join your junior high school's chess club. In the grand scheme of more…

Mourning in America

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's been a while now since the election took place, but it's still not easy for me to come to grips with it. Strangely enough, I slept OK more…

Go ahead, let polar bears disappear

by Burt Prelutsky -- By this time, I don't think it will shock anyone if I come right out and admit that I'm not a bleeding heart. When I read about a more…

Born to be president – of Kenya

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I read an article about a guy in Georgia who claimed that he could turn virtually anything, including grass clippings, garbage and, for all I know, John more…

Character is the issue

by Burt Prelutsky -- I get a big kick out of Democrats insisting that the Republicans should concentrate on the issues instead of focusing on Barack Obama's own words and affiliations. They more…

ACORN's 175,000 nuts

by Burt Prelutsky -- As you may have noticed, left-wingers really hate to lose. That's why, even eight years after the fact, they are still wringing their hands over the 2000 presidential more…

What McCain should have said

by Burt Prelutsky -- I didn't think McCain did badly in the first debate, but I thought he could have done better. For instance, the idea that Obama or any Democrat could more…

Liberalism is an addiction

by Burt Prelutsky -- It occurred to me the other day that in spite of a bad back and his marriage vows, JFK chased everything in skirts; that Gary Hart allowed his more…