A 2nd Day of Infamy

by Burt Prelutsky -- It's been 12 years since the Islamic faithful inadvertently brought down the twin towers. I say inadvertently because nobody was more surprised than Osama bin Laden when jet more…

America is on Life Alert

by Burt Prelutsky -- As I sit here, apparently everyone in Washington, D.C., is mulling over what to do about Syria. For my part, I'm mulling over what to do about Washington, more…

Rumors, riddles & rebuttals

by Burt Prelutsky -- I've heard that a $5 million class-action lawsuit has been filed here in California on behalf of those people who purchased copies of Lance Armstrong's autobiography in which more…

Obama's de-Nile

by Burt Prelutsky -- I would like to spend a little time wandering through those weird cavernous echo chambers that pass for brains in the skulls of Obama, Kerry, John McCain and more…

The place I live, the books I read

by Burt Prelutsky -- My neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley is diverse. In fact, it's more diverse than the typical college campus and light years more diverse than the typical college more…

The gripes of wrath

by Burt Prelutsky -- There is so much in America today that calls for ridicule and contempt, one hardly knows where to begin. But when in doubt, you can't go wrong starting more…

Bewitched, bothered & bewildered

by Burt Prelutsky -- The title comes from a tune written by Rodgers and Hart for their musical, "Pal Joey," written in 1940, the year I was born. It could very well more…

Black racism is alive and well

by Burt Prelutsky -- As I sit here, it's only been a few days since the six honest jurors in Sanford, Fla., restored a little of my faith in the American legal more…

Barack, Trayvon and Islam

by Burt Prelutsky -- Some people insist that racism no longer exists in America. Clearly, that isn't true. After all, Barack Obama once said that Trayvon Martin looked like the son he more…