Letters the Times refuses to print

by Burt Prelutsky -- I hear from readers all over America complaining that their local newspapers seem to be nothing more than house organs for the Democrats. You have to wonder if more…

Some politically incorrect observations

by Burt Prelutsky -- I was taken aback when President Obama said he was proud of the Afghani people who voted in their recent election in spite of being intimidated by the more…

Liberalism is a cult

by Burt Prelutsky -- For the longest time, I've insisted that liberalism is the religion of choice for atheists, agnostics and run-of-the-mill secularists. After all, be they Christians, Jews, Muslims or Buddhists, more…

Some Townhalls are worse than others

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I had a very odd experience. No, I didn't wake up 30 years younger and with a full head of hair. That would have been odd but more…

The straight poop on Islam

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suspect that because George Bush and Condoleezza Rice were so respectful of Muslims, constantly telling us that theirs is a religion of peace, some otherwise sensible Americans more…

Burt the plumber

by Burt Prelutsky -- During last year's presidential campaign, Joe Wurzelbacher raised a lot of hackles in liberal circles when he got Barack Obama to admit he was in favor of the more…

Eulogy, 1969

by Burt Prelutsky -- (Editor's note: This is the text of the eulogy delivered by Burt Prelutsky following his father's death in 1969) Two days ago, I returned from a weekend in more…

Health care plan on life support

by Burt Prelutsky -- By this time, I'm sure we've all heard more than we care to about professor Henry Gates. Still, I can't let it go without tossing in my two more…

The case against mortarboarding

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have received a number of e-mails over the years from disgruntled parents griping about the left-wing indoctrination their kids are forced to undergo at colleges and universities more…