The unliberal left

by Burt Prelutsky -- I keep asking myself why, in spite of the encouraging reports out of Iraq, people such as Rep. Murtha want us to beat a hasty retreat, making the more…

A primer on hypocrisy

by Burt Prelutsky -- A while back, people were picking on such prominent conservatives as Rush Limbaugh and Bill Bennett, accusing them of being hypocrites because, while espousing traditional values, the former more…

Islam is a riot

by Burt Prelutsky -- The best thing about the rioting in France is that it proves once and for all that pandering to Islamists is always a bad idea. Even when you more…

French-fried politics

by Burt Prelutsky -- To me, the worst thing about Muslims, aside from their longing to be returned to the good old days of the eighth century, and to drag the rest more…

Greed is not good

by Burt Prelutsky -- As a rule, I get my back up when some people start accusing other people of being greedy. Generally, all that really means is that some people are more…

The case against adultery

by Burt Prelutsky -- Not being religious, I don't feel comfortable discussing other people's sins. Even where the Ten Commandments are concerned, I'm probably only batting about .650. However, one of the more…

A conservative – and
proud of it

by Burt Prelutsky -- The other day I was listening to a talk-radio show, and heard a caller announce that there's no freedom of speech in this country, that, because of the more…

Like a ham sandwich in Iraq

by Burt Prelutsky -- Even though that icon of the Democratic Party Bill Clinton argues that our troops belong in Iraq until that country is able to take care of its own more…

White man's burden

by Burt Prelutsky -- I hate to be picky, but two areas in which God fell down on the job while inventing people is that He gave us appendixes for no good more…

What I neglected to say
on the radio

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I appeared on a San Francisco radio talk show. I had looked forward to discussing a wide range of topics with the host and his callers. That's more…