ed smith (Street Articles Author)
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Disabled war veteran, who suffers from many of the ailments associated with war. In an attempt to gain peace of mind, I try to keep myself busy writing. My writing may not be the best, but it helps me. Not looking for pity, just stating a fact. Also, a former Law Enforcement Official. ...

I am not very versed in this computer stuff, so if I somehow fail to respond to a comment or post some needed data, please forgive me. I am still living in the days wherein eight-track music was popular.

Oh Mr Ptsd Please Leave Me Be
Sometime ago I was sent to a far away land to engage an enemy that I did not understand. While there, most everything in my life began to change. The departure from the world I knew has left my mind in a state of confusion. I try to sleep at…
By:  in  Self Improvement   Dec 22, 2012  
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A Few Words About the Newtown Massacre
In order to solve or appropriately reflect on any problem that requires a solution, one must be totally honest. The recent tragedy that occurred in Newtown and the many other such similar tragedies has presented this country with a day of reckoning. The handwriting has been on the wall for…
By:  in  News and Society   Dec 18, 2012  
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Where Are the Lobbyist For The Middle And Poor Class
On any given business day, if someone walks into a bank to conduct business and do not possess any money or capital, they will be immediately escorted out and labeled a bum or vagrant. A bank is about money and if you fail to have any, it would behoove you…
By:  in  Politics   Jun 15, 2012  
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Hypocrisy Surrounding Whether A Mother With Children Should Stay At Home to Raise Them
Recently, when Hilary Rosen, Democratic Strategist said Ann Romney had never worked a day in her life. A huge outcry across this nation erupted. Some viewed her comments as being very disrespectful to all the many stay at home mothers in this country. Others thought Rosen’s comments were on target,…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 16, 2012  
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How I View Beauty And Ugly Discrimination
First, I must add a disclaimer. This article is in no way intended to mock, denigrate or disparage anyone for his or her looks. It is, or should be clearly understood that none of us are responsible for the looks we were endowed with… If everything in life remained the…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 15, 2012  
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I Am the Only Authentic Expert In the Whole Wide World
The other day a friend and I were discussing several principles relative to life. Somewhere during the course of the conversation, I told him that if he happened upon me and a bear fighting, please do me a favor and help the bear. My intent behind that statement was very…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 15, 2012  
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What Is the Difference Between the Wealthy Of Today And Yesterday
When I was a child, I often wondered why we were so poor. I asked my mother if God loves us, and she said yes. Confused, I asked, if he loves us, why are we so poor. I received an answer that after the passing of fifty-five plus years, I…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 12, 2012  
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While Walking Trying To Lose A Few Pounds, I May Have Met the Devil
Seemingly, all the pleasant tasting foods are bad for me, and if I continue to eat them, I will not be long on this earth. Each additional pound I gain, my doctor has a new level of concern. I have been fighting with my doctor and myself for many years.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Apr 10, 2012  
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Why I Am Going to Start Driving A Fortified Vehicle
Once upon a time, it was a pleasure to get the family together and go for a long ride in the countryside. Not any more, that time is hurriedly becoming a thing of the past. Now a day, each time I enter my vehicle, I say a long prayer and…
By:  in  Automotive   Apr 09, 2012  
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A Great Professional Basketball Player
When someone writes an article praising the talents of a player or a group of players, inevitably, they will be called a dummy. No matter how defined the list or article maybe, somewhere out there, someone will call you names because you left their player(s) off the list. Fact of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Apr 08, 2012  
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When Does A Sports Figure Become A Legend
During most of our lifetimes, a certain sport’s figure name will remain prominent in our minds. It…
Summertime is Near, Time to Discard The Coat And Air - out the Bathing Suit
With summertime rapidly approaching, it is that time of the year when I look forward to storing my coat…
I Am the Only Authentic Expert In the Whole Wide World
The other day a friend and I were discussing several principles relative to life. Somewhere during the…
Oh Mr Ptsd Please Leave Me Be
Sometime ago I was sent to a far away land to engage an enemy that I did not understand. While there,…
Why Some Folks Will Never Enjoy the Many Wonderments Of Nature
It is my understanding that in this country, everyone has a right to pursue their own dreams. However,…
If Love Is So Great, Why So Many Unions Turn Into Hate
Very good question. I am a firm believer that most answers pertaining to man’s behavior can be somehow…
Are Married Actors Crossing The Line When They Appear In Those Steamy Love Scenes
I only write about this subject, because I enjoy watching movies. In so doing, I cannot help but admire…
Should We Ingest Foods Imported From Other Countries
I was watching a very good movie the other day, wherein the wife had tired of being married to her partner.…
A Time to Fight And A Time To Take Flight
I am sad to report that many of our former brothers and sisters are no longer among us, because they…
Is It Possible For Two People to Become As One In A Marriage
The other day, I went shopping for a computer. While perusing the aisles, I was unable to make a firm…