A legal system only a mother could love

by Burt Prelutsky -- I think I understand the reason that so many politicians are reluctant to take a tough stand against the illegal aliens pouring in from Mexico. It's partly pandering more…

The Star-Mangled Banner

by Burt Prelutsky -- There's probably no single piece of writing in this country that's as controversial or as likely to lead to fist fights as the U.S. Constitution. It's difficult to more…

He's not heavy, he's my history book

by Burt Prelutsky -- As you may have noticed, when liberals want to stereotype conservatives, they usually bring up creationists as if every religious person in America discounts Darwin and walks around more…

The unusual suspects

by Burt Prelutsky -- Like most people, I had long wondered about the identity of Deep Throat. Now that W. Mark Felt has stepped forward confessing to having been Mr. Throat, I more…

Prelutsky for the prosecution

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suppose I should be relieved. After all, this past week I was on call every day to perform jury duty, and the call never came. But, oddly more…

Viva Villaraigosa?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, we elected a new mayor here in Los Angeles. James Hahn – a boring incumbent whose first term in office was tainted with a few charges of more…

The U.N.: Modern tower of Babel

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are two kinds of Americans, and I'm not referring to those who could or could not pick Paris Hilton out of a lineup of bimbos. No, I'm more…

A slow Newsweek

by Burt Prelutsky -- It was not my intention to write about Newsweek. After all, as we all know, it's not news when a dog bites a man. So, none of us more…

Playing the Raza card

by Burt Prelutsky -- Out here in Southern California, a local Spanish-language TV station caused a stink recently by putting up several billboards reaching out to potential viewers in Los Angeles, Mexico. more…

A career with a future

by Burt Prelutsky -- As some of you may be aware, I'm a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit that accuses motion picture studios, TV networks and Hollywood talent agencies of practicing ageism more…