What has 5 sides and no backbone?

by Burt Prelutsky -- For the longest time, I have been one of those people who condemned the leftists in the media for putting the worst possible face on our war in more…

The left's love affair with Europe

by Burt Prelutsky -- Certain people of the leftist persuasion are always trying to convince the rest of us that Europe is superior to America, and, quite frankly, I'm getting sick and more…

Some things to stew about

by Burt Prelutsky -- I don't know how it is with other writers, but I find that every so often I have more ideas than I know what to do with. I more…

Animal crackers

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suspect that from the moment Homo sapiens first stood erect, two questions have plagued mankind. The first of these, I'm willing to bet, was, "Does everybody's lower more…

Our soap opera culture

by Burt Prelutsky -- How, I wonder, did it come to pass that we've become a tabloid society? I'm not just referring to those junky scandal sheets they peddle at supermarket checkout more…

Grateful for big favors

by Burt Prelutsky -- In this country, all you need do if you wish to vilify something is stick the word "big" in front of it. Big, we've been led to believe, more…

The wedding wars

by Burt Prelutsky -- Thanks to a lot of gay people who don't know when they have it good, there is a controversy raging in America over who has the right to more…

The society of victims

by Burt Prelutsky -- Ann Coulter certainly stirred up a hornet's nest when she accused the so-called ''Jersey Girls'' of wallowing in their widowhood. Tim Rutten, the resident media critic for the more…

Mass hysteria is hysterical

by Burt Prelutsky -- When I was a mere sprout, I recall that some nincompoops were convinced that fluoridating water was a Communist plot. So it was at a very tender age more…

'Mainstream' media? Hardly

by Burt Prelutsky -- Only a dyed-in-the-wool leftist would think to label CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post and the three major networks as the mainstream media. Only liberals more…