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…

Obama's untouchables

by Burt Prelutsky -- Once I thought of referring to Obama's appointees as the untouchables, I decided to check out Eliot Ness, who led the small squad of honest cops engaged in more…

Sanity takes a holiday

by Burt Prelutsky -- We have all come to expect split decisions from the Supreme Court, but we don't expect the four on the losing side to consist of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, more…