Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Ed Smith: Dispatch from the School of Nasty

    Now that’s what you call a put-down. Personally I think he should have taken a shot at it. I have been expecting something similar from someone ...

  • Ed Smith: Rally ’round the flag, boys

    And I like to think that I am Christian, for God’s sake — and for my sake, too, of course. I am a member of that august group known as the ...

  • Bad day on Good Friday

    I’m a great admirer of the writing of Brother Collins so I began reading his memories of growing up and living in Hare Bay. One incident recalled ...

  • Cordon bleu boil-up

    It wasn’t a put-down of people who were not well enough off to have what we were having. To the contrary, the “poor people” usually included ...

  • From the pot, with love

    It means, as if you didn’t know, that we should not criticize in others what we are guilty of ourselves. Our United States? Certainly. I don’t ...

  • Nasty from the heart

    Without me having to explain why, I refer to that incredibly nasty “debate” between the five remaining Republican candidates for the Unites ...

  • Religion, sex and other dangerous topics

    That means one of every four readers out of a total circulation of 780 found my “General Interest” pieces to be more interesting than did the ...

  • Reigning cats and dogs

    Dogs are a different matter altogether. I have had a dog since I was a small boy. Never once has a dog hissed at me, or bared its claws or glared ...

  • ‘You’re it!’ American politics explained

    I just wish the sun would shine as brightly on the American system for choosing a president. And then perhaps I would begin to get a glimmer of ...

  • Holding On

    There’s an enigmatic opening line for you. Who is “we”? And hold on to what? Let me get a little more specific. “We” is everyone. And the “what” ...