Voices from the left

by Burt Prelutsky -- For years, I've hated listening to the infantile blathering of America's leftists. All that was required for me to come down with a splitting headache was to hear more…

A few immodest proposals

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because the entire process of appointing Supreme Court justices has become so politicized, many people would like to see the job description changed to include term limits. They more…

Reviewing movies
I haven't seen

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's been 48 years since I last reviewed a movie without first seeing it. Back then, a fellow UCLA student, Shirley Mae Follmer, and I were competing to more…

Cracking the eggheads

by Burt Prelutsky -- There is currently a brouhaha brewing here in Los Angeles. On one side are the highly-educated academicians at UCLA, while on the other side are all the really more…

A few words by and about Ronald Reagan

by Burt Prelutsky -- It is alleged that Groucho Marx, upon once being invited to join a country club, declined on the grounds that he refused to belong to any group that more…

Happy birthday to me

by Burt Prelutsky -- It was many years ago, when young Mickey Mantle first patrolled centerfield for the New York Yankees, that I first heard that he fully expected to die of more…

Fear of dental hygiene

by Burt Prelutsky -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt once said that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Catchy, but wrong. We also have all that scary stuff to worry more…

China: Least-favored nation

by Burt Prelutsky -- I don't, as a rule, spend a lot of time feeling sorry for China. But that was before I read about the problems that nation is already having more…

The year that was

by Burt Prelutsky -- Looking back on 2005, I'd say that, all in all, it was a pretty good year. In Iraq, things are looking up, and here in America, the bad more…

Toot, toot, Tookie, goodbye

by Burt Prelutsky -- Let me begin by stating that I am in favor of capital punishment. I don't view it as a deterrent, understand – I consider it the only appropriate more…