What I want to be when I grow up

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are two jobs I often find myself daydreaming about. One of them is being a radio talk-show host. The other is being president of the United States. more…

Transsexual career move?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Living in L.A., as I do, I don't have wonderful choices when it comes to my local newspapers. There's the parochial Daily News, which focuses its attention on more…

Here's to WND

by Burt Prelutsky -- If not the worst of times, this past decade has not exactly been the best of times. In terms of the presidency, we've gone from the sleaziness of more…

Picking a fight with pacifism

by Burt Prelutsky -- The main problem with pacifism is that it doesn't work in all situations. The main problem with pacifists is that they're convinced it does. Gandhi persevered for years more…

Bad day at Blacksburg

by Burt Prelutsky -- In the recent past, two unrelated news items grabbed me by the throat and refused to let go. One, of course, was the senseless massacre at Virginia Tech. more…

Imus was paid to be a lout

by Burt Prelutsky -- Until recently, Don Imus was little more than a name to me. Only once had I ever even heard his voice, and that only happened because I was more…

The nonsense liberals believe

by Burt Prelutsky -- Many years ago, I read Eric Hoffers's book, "The True Believer." In the course of which, Mr. Hoffer suggested that although you might think that Communists and Fascists more…

Lots of reasons I won't vote for Obama

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have a friend who could very well be a speechwriter for Barack Obama. Although I consider her a liberal, I'm sure she regards herself as a moderate. more…