Ed Raymond

Ed Raymond is a former Marine officer and school board superintendent, and resides in Detroit Lakes.

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A Sex And Marriage Manual

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Both the Bible and the Quran are loaded with heavy breathing sex, whether it is about the 1,000 wives and concubines of Solomon or the ISIS (Islamic State) interpretation of sharia law when it comes to rape and sexual intercourse with captives

Lower Animals Kill To Live, Uppermost Animals Kill To Dominate

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And the savagery used by all sides is a reminder of all of the horrible things Uppermost Animals have used against each other for all time. The Middle East is now a Muslim holocaust. The question of who has the bigger God has not been answered yet.

Best of Times, Worst of Times

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Many young people are waving goodbye at the passing American Dream because they can’t afford higher ed and crushing oppressive debt. Some politicians admit that many working graduates cannot afford to buy homes and cars and must live with parents

Animal Friends and Enemies

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So out of our thousands of species, what is the mass killer of the humans that are killed each year by species on earth? Sorry to say, other humans kill 1.6 million of their own species in an average year, so we are the most dangerous to our friends

A Man For All Seasons

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Many people felt that the election of a mulatto president in 2008 signaled that the problems of white on black racism was over. After living during Jim Crow days and before civil rights legislation for three years in the South, I knew it wasn’t

What We Have Accomplished In Six Million Years

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Why does the VA have 41,500 medical personnel vacancies including 11,985 nursing positions? Ask one of the 535 members of The Best Congress Money Can Buy. His answer should be interesting.

Geez, Why Is The 99 Percent So Upset?

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Why does the VA have 41,500 medical personnel vacancies including 11,985 nursing positions? Ask one of the 535 members of The Best Congress Money Can Buy. His answer should be interesting.

A Man Who Had Plenty Under His Hat

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“Envision your brain, its billions of impulsive neurons, tendrils entwined, connected up in electrical circuits, elaborate glial scaffolds shoring up these circuits, like electrical tape.

Corporate Cultism

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Corporate Cults And The Industrial Revolution: It Ain’t Over Until It’s Really Over

Buffalo Bill and Death

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We still don’t know specifically why we age. Over 200 years ago humans were lucky to see 30. The philosopher Montaigne wrote this in the 16th Century: “To die of age is a rare

Bruce and Caitlyn and Friends

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Esther Jenner, 89: “He’s A Very Good-Looking Woman. I Loved Him With All My Heart—And I Certainly Love Her With All My Heart.”

Blue and Red States

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What’s Worse Than Being A Young Black Transgender Without Green In Red Religious Georgia?

Blue Crayon

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From Black Space To Bright Blue Earth: A Fragile Thin Lin

Moral Capitalism

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The World Slave Trade Was All About Money—And That Is What The Tobacco Industry Backed By The Chamber Is All About – Free Enterprise Green

Capitalist Fracketeering

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The Shady Role Of The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce In The Business Of Fracketeering

Climate and Sexuality

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“The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth. In many parts of the planet, the elderly lament that once beautiful landscapes are now covered with rubbish.

American Medicine

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Most people have been exposed to about ten viruses. This test may be used to determine at what age most children tend to get viruses so that vaccinations may be scheduled near that time.

Dreams and Nightmares

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I have always been a faithful reader of Lloyd Omdal’s columns because he can pick a problem apart and submit a reasonable solution with a dollop of humor without preaching

“If You Don’t Know Where You Are Going…”

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Here’s a guy who can’t even find the road to the fork. This amendment had to be part of other “stoopid wimmin” bills sponsored by Republicans in almost every state. How did Schaefer get elected to anything? Only in Texas—and Wisconsin.

The Great Mystery

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How Our Brain Is The Epicenter Of Our Universe

The Ugly Poor In Our Brave New World

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Ten years ago a United Nations study reported that the United States had the highest rate of child poverty among all OECD (Organization for Economic and Cooperative Development) countries

The Planet’s Tower Of Babble

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King George greeted Lindbergh and immediately pounced on him: “Now tell me Captain Lindbergh, There is one thing I long to know. How did you pee?”

Prisons Of The Mind And Body

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A few years ago conservative Republic judges on the US Supreme Court chastised their liberal counterparts for citing foreign legal cases in their written opinions because courts in other countries had nothing intelligent to offer American jurispruden

Christian Taliban

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Even the last holdouts for male domination in the Western Taliban, the Roman Catholics and some of the Protestants created by Vatican policies and myths, are beginning to crack.

It’s Time To Sharpen The Pitchfork Tines

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“I don’t see democracy working./ I don’t see capitalism working./ I don’t see our culture working. I see the infighting and culture wars. I see continual fights on social issues. I see no hope for the unemployed. I see no hope for the middle class

Animal Speech

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“If we could talk to the animals,/ learn all their languages/ I could take an animal degree/ I’d study elephant and eagle/ buffalo and beagle/ Alligator, guinea pig, and flea

Religion and Science

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It has come to pass that when a minority religious group rules a majority religious group disaster will occur.

Truth: Do I Kill The Guy With The Rifle - Or Ask Him To Tea?

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Americans do admire the military. Respect for every other major entity in modern life, the media and press, courts, particularly the Supreme Court, big business, organized religion, and The Best Congress Money Can Buy has gone below the charts.

Good Old Country Love

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If you really want to find out what Republicans think about Obama, just Google “The Pretty Damn Exhaustive Obama Nickname List.” I’ve been collecting comments on Obama for the years he has been in office.

Soaking The Sands, Streets, And Oceans With Blood

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President Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast not long ago that ISIS is “a brutal, vicious death cult” but had no monopoly on violence. Then he seemed to upset a whole gaggle of politicians with these truths

Animals - Our Cousins

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Some religious leaders say that without God there would be no morality.

The Cacophonous Cauldron Of Common Core

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The whole Common Core mess reminds me of the three witches in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” tossing strange ingredients into a boiling cauldron to place charms on a man who kills to become King of Scotland

Cuba 2015 It Cudda Been Our 51st State!

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A political philosopher many years back dropped this gem about Washington: “You can lead a man to Congress but you can’t make him think.”

So This Is A “Culture”?

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What is a culture? Right-wingers like to acclaim the myth that America is an “exceptional” country—the “shining city on a hill” and all those wonderful, marvelous cultural images.

The WalMart Mentality And The Billionaire Sex Trade

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This country is acting as if dementia is just around the corner–or maybe we haven’t been taking our Prozac lately. We have about 19 million underemployed and unemployed in this country