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​Black Marble Dumbbells

November 28th, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadfly@gmail.com

The Spread of Luxury and Poverty in the Middle of a Pandemic

The wealth gap between the top ten percent and bottom ninety percent has reached staggering proportions. In 1970 the wealthiest families owned about 20% of the nation’s household wealth. Today they own more than 35%. Elon Musk, who often pays no federal income taxes, made $38 billion in one remarkable day on the New York Stock Exchange. In the first 19 months of the COVID-19 pandemic U.S.…

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​A Great Economy? For Whom?!

November 21st, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadly@gmail.com

Onward, Christian Soldiers, Marching as to War, With the Flags of Trump…

The North Dakota Legislature enshrined itself in theological Trumpocracy by passing a bill to prevent the teaching of Critical Race Theory, attempting to protect innocent White kids from the embarrassment of learning the actual history of the Divided States of America.

Trumplican lawmakers said it would not prevent teachers from teaching historical factual “events.” Let’s…

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​It Can Happen Here

November 20th, 2021

By Ed Raymond 

fargogadfly@gmail.com

How Did Germany Recover From Committing the Holocaust?

I have been asking this question for decades after reading such books as “The Rise And Fall of the Third Reich” by William L. Shirer, still the definitive history of Hitler days, particularly 1932 to 1945. I was in eighth grade when Adolf and Eva committed suicide after murdering more than six million Jews,…

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​Education and Death Threats

November 7th, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadfly@gmail.com

Walkabouts and Turnagains

This is a Critical Race Fact. When Ronald Reagan started his campaign for the presidency at Philadelphia, Mississippi in 1979, he used the phrase “Let’s make America great again.” He didn’t add the words “by making it White again,” but he made it clear to Southern White Democrats that the Republican Party wanted them to make a “turnagain.”

While driving in Alaska, we were surprised by a road called the…

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​What Should Every American Teenager Know?

October 30th, 2021

By Ed Raymond 

fargogadfly@gmail.com

Should White Kids Know Ancestors Went to Two Barbecues on a Saturday?

1. From a report on lynchings in Georgia: “On May 19, 1918, Mary Turner, a Black woman who was eight months pregnant, was lynched by a white mob from Brooks County , Georgia, at Folsom’s Bridge 16 miles north of Valdosta, for speaking publicly against the lynching of her husband the day before. A white mob bound her feet, hung her from a tree facing down, threw gasoline on her,…

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​Will Another Empire Die of Autocratic Greed?

October 23rd, 2021

By Ed Raymond 

fargogadfly@gmail.com

Will We Soon See a Documentary Called Requiem For a Lightweight?

It’s plain to see The Divided States of America still has two political parties. One is called the Democratic Party. The other is called the United States Supreme Court. The country is now being harassed and demoralized by a vicious cult of gunslingers formerly known as the Republican Party. Cult zombies wear Hawaiian shirts instead of brown, tactical clothing, weapons of every…

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​Abstinence Makes the Belly Bigger

October 16th, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadfly@gmail.com

Good or Bad Sex Ends Up Controlling and Winning the Numbers Game

Sex Bio-ethnics Professor Katie Watson says a woman who regularly has sex once a week or more during her reproductive years will have to dodge at least 29 pregnancies if she has two kids and no abortions. So she will have to be very careful about the 1,040 times she has sex.

In an average life span of 80 years, a woman between the ages of 13 and 51 will have about 500 periods. During that…

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​A Revelation!!

October 9th, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadfly@gmail.com

A Shock to the Best Congress Money Can Buy: Money Eliminates Poverty!

An amazing revelation shocked conservative politicians of both political parties when COVID-19 virtually tanked the U.S. economy in 2020.

When the government agreed to increase and extend unemployment payments and prevent evictions and foreclosures for a period of time for poor people, the poverty rate went down! Who would believe such heresy, if you gave poor people money to keep…

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​O.K. Corral Turns Into U.S. Corral

October 3rd, 2021

By Ed Raymond

fargogadfly@gmail.com

Murder, Inc., Owned by Trumplicans, NRA, and Gun Culture, Is in All States

Large cities used to be the center of firearm murders. That’s where most of the guns were. Not anymore. With uncounted, unregistered hundreds of millions of guns sifting out into tiny towns in every state, in the possession of millions of people who should not have them, no one is safe from bullets.

We are also involved with three pandemics at the same time: COVID-19 and…

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​Electricians or Lawyers?

September 26th, 2021

By Ed Raymond 

fargogadly@gmail.com

It’s Time to Elect Electricians Instead of Lawyers

Lawyers have been screwing the American people for over a century. Currently we have 214 lawyers and only one electrician in Congress. It’s time to have 214 electricians and one lawyer because the BS slingers have been outgunning the electric slingers in bringing darkness to homes instead of light.

What would our country be like if we had nine electricians and no lawyers on the Supreme Court? It…

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