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MN: Another one of the Somali “children” pleads guilty to terror charges

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 18, 2015

As we focus on Syrians, let’s not forget the Somalis!

Ho hum! We have been following the ‘careers’ of the Somali “youths,” here referred to as “children,” since 2008 (see early posts by clicking here) when we first learned about Somali refugees thumbing their noses at the good life we gave them in America and choosing a future instead of violent jihad.

And, it is unbelievable to me that those promoting bringing in 65,000-100,000 mostly Muslim Syrians think that somehow this will not continue to happen.

Here is the news on one of the latest cases, from the Minneapolis Star Tribune:


One of the “children” who plead guilty.

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man admitted Thursday that he planned to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group, saying he believed joining the violent terrorist organization would help his fellow Muslims.

Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group. He admitted that he and eight other men met 10 to 15 times in local mosques, parks and restaurants to talk about routes to Syria and how to finance their trip.

He faces up to 15 years in prison at sentencing, which hasn’t been scheduled.

Abdurahman is the third Minnesota man to plead guilty in connection with planning travel to Syria. Five others face a February trial.

Authorities have described the men from Minnesota’s Somali community as friends who recruited and inspired each other. Prosecutors say the men were advised from overseas by Abdi Nur, another Minnesota man who went to Syria in May 2014.


He also said he watched English-language jihadist videos on YouTube, Twitter and other social media outlets, and wanted to join the Islamic State group even though he knew it carried out beheadings and burned prisoners.

Just children!

Ayan Abdurahman said after her son’s hearing that she was “very sad” and that he and others like him are just children.

“He’s very young,” she said, speaking in broken English. “… I asking the American government they have to treat these as children. They make mistake.”

How many of you agree with me? Just let the “youths” leave the country, take away their passports, and don’t let them come back. Under the present system, we taxpayers get hosed again!  We will pay for this man’s prison term! Lucky us!

Are we ever going to stop bringing in Somali ‘refugees’?

We have been focusing on the question of how many Syrian Muslim refugees will be admitted to the US going forward, but always remember we have admitted Somali ‘refugees’ for three decades and there is no end in sight (this is even though the UN is now sending Somalis back to a more stable Somalia from its camps in Kenya).

Once the pipeline is open it never ends!

Go here to a post I wrote years ago and see that we have admitted well over 100,000 Somalis to the US and they were frankly as equally unable to be screened for security as are the Syrians. But, maybe more importantly, note that the magic melting pot DID NOT WORK and the next generation is becoming the terrorists that there parents were not!

Anchorage gets a mosque thanks in part to growth in Muslim refugee population.

Just checked the Refugee Processing data base, and here is what I find:

As of August 31, we have admitted another 7,642 Somalis to the US! The number, when the year ends in less than two weeks, will likely come very close to 9,000 (which is the number we brought last year).

And here (below) is where they went.  They went to many more states than I’ve listed here.  These are the states that “welcomed” more than 100 to the state’s welfare rolls.  Although not over 100, I also want to note that Alaska got 64 Somalis to add to their mosque-going population.

The number in parenthesis is the number of Somalis resettled in the state in FY2015. Top five Somali states in red (these state will probably continue to lead the pack because the contractors will be bringing in their family members):

Arizona (562)

California (239)

Colorado (165)

Connecticut (105)

Georgia (233)

Idaho (91)

Kentucky (333)

Maine (181)

Massachusetts (271)

Minnesota (911)  And, MN gets around 2,000 additional a year who move in from elsewhere in the US

Missouri (258)

New York (685)

North Carolina (172)

North Dakota (111)

Ohio (422)

Oregon (206)

Pennsylvania (334)

South Dakota (122)

Tennessee (186)

Texas (469)

Utah (221)

Washington (297)

Wisconsin (162)

9 Responses to “MN: Another one of the Somali “children” pleads guilty to terror charges”

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  4. Virginia Lange said

    At least you got this one right!

    We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.


  5. FatherJon said

    Syrians, Somalis, wot about the Sudanese? They all come out of the same Muslim broth pot, pursuing the same goals of changing us all………..

    By their utterances shall ye know them! This is their new weapon of ‘mass destruction’. They can’t destroy us with bombs and random killings in urban areas, so they’ll breed us out, thus imposing Sharia and medieval Islamist models of governance.

    This should be considered by our young women before they fall in love with some limpid eye youth who wants to groom them towards this end.

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  6. Dr. Rich Swier said

    Great. Posted:



  7. Brittius said

    Reblogged this on Brittius.


  8. “Joining the violent terrorist organization would help his fellow Muslims” – carry out terrorism against NON-MUSLIMS and APOSTATES! That is US!!!!

    “Just children” making mistakes don’t seek to join organizations that behead people.

    I agree – let them leave and take away their passports. If they don’t appreciate hospitality created in a Christian culture, let them fend for themselves. I am tired of the pity.

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