Edwin Girdle (The Colonel)

Edwin Girdle is a veteran of America’s class and cultural wars, peruser of generally anomalous thoughts, purveyor of widely unpopular opinions, and owner of sometimes odd experiences. He lives with his soul-mate, Myrtle, in the ruins of what was once one of the nation’s premier industrial cities.



  1. Michael Collins said,

    Dear Mr. Girdle: I’m writing to compliment you on this outstanding summary of our current situation. I saw the version of your post on SmirkingChimp posted by Jerome Doolittle http://smirkingchimp.com/thread/25593

    I’m posting here to ask permission to reprint your writing with acknowledgment to you and Mr. Doolittle’s post in full at Agonist.org and OpEdNews.Com.

    I wrote this about the same time to indicate where I stand on these issues.

    Please feel free to use the email provided in the reply form.

    Best to you and your family and please keepk writing.

    • Edwin Girdle said,

      Yes, please do post my essay(s) if they are of interest, and thank you for your kind remarks. I read your “Triumph of the Money Party” and thought, “Ain’t it the truth!”

    • Edwin Girdle said,

      Thank you! Smirking Chimp is one of my regularly-visited favorites.

  2. Then the Financial Tsunami Hit … Frontline report « COTO Report said,

    […] on December 22, 2009 by michaelcollinsefn This is a front line report on the class war.   Edwin Girdle (The Colonel) had an excellent business going until he needed a loan after the shock of 2008.  The banks that […]

  3. isaacsolaria said,

    I gotta hand it to you, Girdle. This blog is both informative and well-written. I’ve added you to my RSS feed so that I can see your new posts as soon as they are up!

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  6. Allena Erhard said,

    Great stuff from you, man. Ive read your stuff before and youre just too awesome. I love what youve got here, love what youre saying and the way you say it. You make it entertaining and you still manage to keep it smart. I cant wait to read more from you. This is really a great blog.

  7. Jenelle Edelman said,

    Hey, i think you visited my website so i came to “return the favour”.I am trying to find things to improve my blog!I suppose its ok to use some of your ideas!!

  8. Brenton Rissler said,

    Hell yeah, this post is really what I am looking for. I am really lucky today. Thank you admin!

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