Peace is sometimes a 4-letter word

by Burt Prelutsky -- Back in the 1950s, a Southern journalist named Harry Golden became famous by turning out a series of best-selling books, the first of which he called "Only in more…

Michael Vick and multiculturalism

by Burt Prelutsky -- As repulsive as Michael Vick's actions were, what I've heard and read in the aftermath has struck me as being far worse. The dogfights themselves, and Vick's executions more…

Why I'm conservative

by Burt Prelutsky -- Every so often I hear from a self-anointed right-wing commissar that I'm not really a conservative simply because he's disagreed with something I wrote. The most annoying aspect more…

Confession of a recovering Democrat

by Burt Prelutsky -- I grew up in a home in which Franklin Roosevelt was regarded as a saint. Is it any wonder that it took me so many years before I more…

Paying lip service to barbarism

by Burt Prelutsky -- Some people used to refer to Ronald Reagan as the Teflon president because no matter how much mud his political foes threw at him, nothing stuck. That was more…

Lesser of 2 evils? You bet!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Nothing that I've written recently has stirred up the hornets quite as much as a piece in which I declared my support for Rudy Giuliani. I can't say more…

What's fair about the Fairness Doctrine?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Lately, I've been hearing rumors that prominent liberal politicians, the very same people who are always proclaiming themselves passionate advocates for free speech, are looking into ways to more…

Why I'm backing Rudy

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because I'm convinced that, come November of 2008, Hillary Clinton will be the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party, so I think it's particularly important that the Republicans more…

Where's John Wayne when you really need him?

by Burt Prelutsky -- If he were alive today, John Wayne would have just celebrated his 100th birthday. Actually, if he hadn't made the worst movie of his career, "The Conqueror," he more…

They made my day

by Burt Prelutsky -- June 28 was a very fine day, indeed. For one thing, under pressure from my fellow Americans, the boobs in the Beltway caved in and stopped trying to more…