Lies, damn lies & liberal talking points

by Burt Prelutsky -- According to Harry Reid, "There have been plenty of horror stories being told about the Affordable Care Act, but they're all untrue." My initial reaction was to ask more…

Obama deserves a 'Neville' award

by Burt Prelutsky -- Ever since Vladimir Putin decided to restore the former Soviet Union, I have admired his restraint. I'm serious. I mean thus far all he's done is venture a more…

Gold medals, fried chicken and antiques

by Burt Prelutsky -- Now that the Winter Olympics are over for another four years, let me say, at the risk of being regarded as a party pooper, that I think the more…

It's not hearsay, it's heresy

by Burt Prelutsky -- Several hundred years ago, an Italian astronomer named Galileo Galilei, which sounds like something a Swiss shepherd might yodel, was found guilty of heresy and placed under house more…

Notes from a sick bed

by Burt Prelutsky -- Between the surgery and the flu, I have been pretty much housebound for a few weeks now. Between coughing, sneezing, taking meds and doing the hand exercises prescribed more…

Obama's 'Groundhog Year'

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because simply recovering from surgery that involved my hand, wrist and thumb, didn't strike me as being all that challenging, I decided to add a case of the more…

People aren't all that good

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are those who believe that in their natural state, people are kind, generous and good-natured. I, however, don't believe they are any of those things. Unless they more…

When your deity is Chicken Little

by Burt Prelutsky -- I happen to believe that the whole notion of man-made global warming is a load of hooey. After all, it's a matter of record that temperatures were rising more…

I am a Little Sister of the Poor

by Burt Prelutsky -- In one of the few Hollywood epics that wasn't entirely wretched, there was a stirring moment in "Spartacus" when the Roman general stands before the slaves huddled on more…

The N.Y. Times' latest eye-roller

by Burt Prelutsky -- The New York Times recently ran a front-page story promoting the fiction that a silly video had everything to do with the Benghazi massacre, ignoring the fact that more…