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…

The rabbi's advice

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the many oddities of this administration is that while it's constantly referring to congressional Republicans as bomb-throwing terrorists, villains with whom it's useless to negotiate, they more…

Mandela, MLK & Obama

by Burt Prelutsky -- I think we can all agree that when major world leaders die, we all die a little bit ourselves. In my case, I generally come down with a more…

Channeling Will Rogers

by Burt Prelutsky -- Because it's been about 80 years since Will Rogers died in a plane crash, there are a lot of people who never heard of him even though he more…

Hooray for kryptonite!

by Burt Prelutsky -- For nearly five years, I waited and wondered if anything would ever puncture the Teflon shell surrounding Obama. Nothing seemed capable of even denting the fortress erected by more…

Obama the Apatosaurus

by Burt Prelutsky -- Liberals are always given to landing on the side of what they insist is science, whether the topic is Darwin's theory of evolution versus intelligent design or man's more…

Regarding Obama & other turkeys

by Burt Prelutsky -- Shortly before Thanksgiving, Obama, having heard that there were still a few extra bucks lying around waiting for him to vacuum up, jetted out here to California. While more…