Can America be saved?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Although I am by nature an optimist, I must admit that even I have begun to suspect that our nation's best years, like my own, are behind us. more…

Redskins and thin skins

by Burt Prelutsky -- The U.S. Senate under the guidance – or, if you prefer, the thumb – of Harry Reid isn't interested in getting to the bottom of scandals involving the more…

I used to be a Democrat

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's true that for a long time, an inexcusably long time, I was a registered Democrat. But even then, I never called myself a liberal. Because I came more…

Cruel and unusual punishment

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's an odd paradox, but I understand those who commit cold-blooded murder better than I do those people who attend vigils outside prisons where killers are being executed. more…

Islam: America's sacred cow

by Burt Prelutsky -- In spite of the fact that Islamists were attacking us long before 9/11, going back to 1979 when the Iranians held Americans hostage for well over a year, more…

Piling on rancher Bundy

by Burt Prelutsky -- For a few days, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was a heroic figure to a great many conservatives. Then, overnight, he became a pariah. There were some people, aside more…

The feds are not our friends

by Burt Prelutsky -- Fortunately, I no longer board a lot of airplanes because if I did, it would really pi-- me off that after a teenager flew to Hawaii in the more…

If I were a Fox contributor

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, Laura Ingraham was a guest on Howard Kurtz's Sunday Fox show, "Media Buzz." She offered what I thought was an intelligent solution to a problem that has more…

Dump Reid … and Boehner

by Burt Prelutsky -- In the immortal words of Oscar Hammerstein's king of Siam, "Is a puzzlement." Everything from the media's silence when it comes to Benghazi to liberal voters not being more…

Nazis, American style

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's no secret that the left tends to be totalitarian in nature. Whether it was Hitler's Germany, Mussolini's Italy, Stalin's Russia, Castro's Cuba or Mao's China, there's nothing more…