Category Archives: Contributors

Pope Francis Threatens Hell — Hooray!

Last week, Pope Francis warned Italy’s Mafia leaders that if they continue their evil ways, they will go to hell. Hooray for the pope. More power to him for threatening evil people with hell. I had begun to despair that in my lifetime I would hear such talk from mainstream Christian or Jewish leaders. For…

Lies, Damn Lies & Liberal Talking Points

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 According to Harry Reid, “There have been plenty of horror stories being told about the Affordable Care Act, but they’re all untrue.” My initial reaction was to ask if people were going to believe Harry…

Media Sensationalism is Damaging; Still Better Than Bias

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When I was a teenager, a man tried to rob a grocery store down the street from where I lived. I read about it a day or two later in my local newspaper. The story was of particular interest to me because my brother worked at that grocery store as a cashier, and he was…

Republicans Against Democrats

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 In the ongoing battle between those on the right and those on the left, the big difference is that the former approach it with one hand tied behind their back and the other hand clutching…

Get To Know the Common Core Marketing Overlords

They’re everywhere. Turn on Fox News, local news, Animal Planet, HGTV, The Family Channel or talk radio. Pro-Common Core commercials have been airing ad nauseam in a desperate attempt to persuade American families to support the beleaguered federal education standards/testing/technology racket. Who’s funding these public relations pushes? D.C. lobbyists, entrenched politicians and Big Business interests….

Vlad the Invader

The violent history of Eastern Europe and a real-life villain inspired Irish author Bram Stoker to create the frightening character Dracula in 1897. Stoker based his vampire on the 15th century Romanian ruler Vlad III, who took sadistic pleasure in carrying out unspeakable atrocities, among them roasting little children and mutilating women. Old Vlad's favorite…

Lucy At The Candy Factory

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 In one of her classic comedy bits, Lucille Ball, as Lucy Ricardo, once got a job working on the conveyor belt packing chocolates. Every few seconds, the belt would speed up and she started packing…

Revolt Against the Testing Tyrants

Have you had enough of the testing tyranny? Join the club. To be clear: I’m not against all standardized academic tests. My kids excel on tests. The problem is that there are too damned many of these top-down assessments, measuring who knows what, using our children as guinea pigs and cash cows. College-bound students in…