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…

Viewing the 1960s from my 60s

by Burt Prelutsky -- Even though I'm embarrassed to have been a Democrat for so many years, I'm proud that even in my 20s, I thought the '60s was the worst decade more…

Visitors from a weird planet

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I tell liberals that I can't figure them out, they tend to assume I'm owning up to my own intellectual shortcomings. They figure their thinking is so more…

Plainly for McCain

by Burt Prelutsky -- Some mornings I wake up and, for a minute or two, I think that I must have been dreaming that there are conservatives who hate John McCain so more…

Obama: Race hustler with the best of them

by Burt Prelutsky -- Barack Obama gave a speech that his disciples compared favorably to the Gettysburg Address and the Sermon on the Mount, but which I thought came a lot closer more…

Making the case for McCain

by Burt Prelutsky -- A while back, I admitted that John McCain was not among my three favorite candidates for the Republican nomination. But I went on to say that if he more…