My favorite magazines

by Burt Prelutsky -- When people ask me what periodicals I read, they tend to assume I'll mention political journals or literary magazines. Surely I must have the New Yorker, the New more…

Pacifism: The last refuge of hypocrites

by Burt Prelutsky -- It amazes me that Barack Obama continues to score points for having opposed the war in Iraq. But, considering how much the left-wing media adore this guy – more…

That's no man – that's my wife

by Burt Prelutsky -- As you may have noticed, the California Supreme Court recently decided by a 4-3 margin to green light same-sex marriages. In doing so, they over-turned a ballot measure more…

Why Jews vote the way they do

by Burt Prelutsky -- If I am asked one question by my readers far more frequently than any other, it's why do so many American Jews insist on aligning themselves with the more…

Of bullies and appeasers

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, President Bush made a few derogatory remarks about appeasers while addressing Israel's governing body, the Knesset. Over there, his comments earned him a nice round of applause, more…

My heart goes out to Hillary

by Burt Prelutsky -- Of all the things I never expected to say, "I actually find myself feeling sorry for Hillary Rodham Clinton" would be very near the top of the list. more…

The Poison Ivy League

by Burt Prelutsky -- Ivy certainly looks nice, but you wouldn't want to stroll through it. Here in Southern California, it's common knowledge that most of our rodents hang out in the more…

Where have all the moguls gone?

by Burt Prelutsky -- For several years, I have marveled at the arrogance Hollywood has displayed toward its customers. Or, perhaps, I should say potential customers or even ex-customers. Why, I've been more…

Murtha, Obama and the Jews

by Burt Prelutsky -- In case you missed it, Rep. John Murtha said John McCain is too old to be president. Of all the lines I've heard during this political season, that's more…

Still the land of fruits and nuts

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because California, and Hollywood in particular, have been the punch line for so many jokes over the years, I suspect that people who don't live out here assume more…