Ed Warner

Veteran Journalist

The Real Man – John Wayne

Who’s the ideal man? How about John Wayne, hero of 83 Western films, who tamed the expanding West, stronger and taller than the next guy and faster on the draw, scourge of Indian and outlaw alike, winning or losing with a beguiling smile, protective of women and no womanizer. Who could ask for more?

Freedom for Dogs and Others

Glenn Greenwald usually writes about the encroachments of the deep state on American freedom. But he’s also concerned about freedom from pain and desertion for dogs. He and his partner David Miranda rescue strays from the streets of Rio de Janeiro, where they live. They have a couple of dozen of their own and put […]

Eve in Florida

How many times must we be tempted? The fathers of Palm Beach may have decided once was enough. Yet here were the silken fingers of insidious Eve once again offering the poisoned apple to guileless husband Adam.

The President Goes Fishing

I left the desert of Arizona for the water of Florida, lots of water and a softer air. Left behind was the adventure of the border with stalwart ranchers up against drug cartels that are running Mexico and poisoning us. I settled in the area of Stuart, a coastal town that manages to preserve much […]

The Brain Besieged

I went to the ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Pare in downtown Stuart, Florida, with a scratched cornea. He prescribed for it, but then his staff wondered if there was something else wrong with me besides my eye – some awkward footsteps, confused speech. Let’s go to the Martin Health hospital across the street for a look, […]

The Great Indian Oil Days

In the American western surge, native Indians were in the way. They were killed in battle, moved from place to place, confined in reservations on less desirable land. But one tribe – the Osage – lucked out. The barren soil it was forced to inhabit in Oklahoma had a hidden treasure beneath – oil. For […]

Wild Horses

As dawn approaches, a group of inmates at an Arizona state prison in the town of Florence head for the horses – not to escape on them but to care for them before they are sent on to the Border Patrol. It’s a program of rehabilitation. By handling the horses, it’s reasoned, the prisoners will […]

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"Master of Narrative"

~Ted Lipien


This website contains the collected works, recent articles and continuing blog posts from veteran journalist Ed Warner who has been reporting for more than 55 years. Ed wrote for Time Magazine from 1958-1982 and wrote, edited and reported for the Voice of America from 1983-2005. He continues to freelance today and his articles have appeared in The American Conservative and on AntiWar.com and other news websites. More...

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