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Trump focuses on Minnesota Somali problem in advance of trip there in two weeks

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 7, 2016

Update August 10th:  Somali reaction in Maine to Trump’s comments, here.

Sometimes you just want to scream when you read Leftwing (Progressive) media reports like this one.  It begins in the usual style they must teach in J-school!  Sympathetic refugee STORY to soften readers up so that their main point (in this case that Donald Trump has it all wrong) goes down easier.


Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges threatens Trump in tweet: : “Donald Trump, do not go after Minnesota and our Somali population. Just don’t.”

The first thing I looked for was any mention of the marauding gang of Somalis that terrorized the Lake Calhoun suburb just a few weeks ago—not a word!

And, once again we see a mayor who shows no concern for constituents who are afraid or who see the economic writing on the wall as more poverty arrives in Minnesota.

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune:

In a Thursday speech, the Republican presidential candidate suggested that Somali refugees have turned Minnesota into a hotbed for terror recruitment and frayed its social safety net.

Trump’s swipe dominated discussion after Friday prayer at Ibrahim’s [the star of the story—ed] mosque in Burnsville.


For the state’s Somali community, Trump’s remarks inspired outrage, renewed calls to vote in November and plans to respond during the candidate’s planned visit to the state Aug. 19. Public officials, including Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, fired back on social media. For organizers of events questioning refugee resettlement that have drawn growing crowds in outstate Minnesota this year, the speech offered welcome validation.


Trump serious

Quoting a 2015 Washington Times article, Trump said Minnesota’s Somali refugees have high unemployment rates and represent “a rich pool of potential recruiting targets for Islamist terror groups.”

“The state is having tremendous problems,” he said.

CAIR and Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison claim the Somalis  are helping local economies, but here near the end of the story, the Star Tribune admits some of the truth:

Amid a growing number of arrivals from other states, Minnesota has seen an increase in Somali food and cash assistance participation since 2010.

A recent report comparing various groups in the state paints a “stark” picture of the challenges Somali Minnesotans face, said Susan Brower, the state’s demographer. Almost 60 percent live under the poverty line, compared with 11 percent of all Minnesota. Unemployment of adults in the labor force stands at 20 percent, the highest of any group in the state.

Read it all here.

I recently visited three cities in Minnesota and I assure you they have a problem!  For new readers, see especially this post about 10,000 Somalis seeded in MN in ten years.

Everyone reading this post this morning should be doing everything in your power to elect Donald Trump.  Minnesotans must get out to support Trump when he gets there. 

He is saying the things that must be said and giving you permission to say them too!  If he loses, the flood gates will open to the third world like we have never seen before.  And, you will be silenced!

24 Responses to “Trump focuses on Minnesota Somali problem in advance of trip there in two weeks”

  1. […] Trump focuses on Minnesota Somali problem in advance of trip there in two weeks by Ann Corcoran […]


  2. sodiumpen said

    I agree support of Donald Trump is imperative.

    Look what refugee supports Hillary Clinton and is sitting right behind Hillary at her recent rally in Kissimmee, FL – some 25 minutes from the Pulse Nightclub where his jihadist son, Omar Mateen, massacred 50 and wounded 53.

    Orlando shooter’s father attends Hillary Clinton rally in Kissimmee
    Seddique Mateen seen sitting right behind Clinton


  3. ELN said

    Reblogged this on ELLIOT LAKE News.


  4. […] Trump focuses on Minnesota Somali problem in advance of trip there in two weeks […]


  5. mjazzguitar said

    I hope people everywhere make sure that Donald mentions this horrible terror attack of 20 to 30 Somalis surrounding a woman in her own yard, and that he makes mention of it in his speech. That way it is bound to get world wide attention.
    Yes, this is terrorism- “the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.”


  6. sturandot13 said

    More info for Ann:

    Exclusive: Barbara Simpson exposes church effort to bring flood of migrants to U.S.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. calires said

    We are being threatened by foreigners who are attempting to / already using our laws against us! GO TRUMP!

    Liked by 3 people

  8. domstudent11 said

    Another good blog: Power Line at


  9. paleodrone said

    ugh! I lived there for three years! disgraceful! horrific beyond thought.


  10. Dave Gorak said

    Is Mayor Hodges a Muslim? If not, why is she wearing a hijab?


  11. Dr. Rich Swier said

    Great. Published:


    On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 8:59 AM, Refugee Resettlement Watch wrote:

    > Ann Corcoran posted: “Sometimes you just want to scream when you read > Leftwing (Progressive) media reports like this one. It begins in the usual > style they must teach in J-school! Sympathetic refugee STORY to soften > readers up so that their main point (in this case that Dona” >


  12. tmasierrahills said

    Just read Mayor Hodges full Tweet to Trump. Hodges is truly unhinged.


  13. murlimews said

    Oops, it wasn’t the mayor, it was the newspaper editor of the city bi-weekly.


  14. murlimews said

    Minnesota refugees have mainly been settled in the southern third of the state, from St. Cloud, Minneapolis down to Rochester. A large swatch of Democrats pepper the more sparsely populated upper 2/3s of the state, strongholds of the old Farmer Labor Party, that morphed into Humphrey’s Dem. presidential run in the 60s. Duluth, the largest northern city in the state, on Lake Superior, is a working class. stronghold of this demographic. I carefully search every chart I can find and I have yet to see any refugee settlement office there. Consequently, all my old Minnesota friends still insist, in blissful ignorance, ‘Muslims are discriminated against, which spawns the ‘occasional’ breakout of so-called terrorism that has nothing to do with Islam.’ Another meme: “Somalis come to Minnesota so they may build a ‘good life’ for their families, just like the rest of us,” a quote from a mayor of a smaller city, a mid-state railroad hub. Socially leftist-pro-‘immigrant’ newspaper chains control this region. How do you reach the people who see unsettling trends but can find no real analysis in their churches (Lutheran, Methodist and Catholic majorities) schools, news sources or local government?


    • domstudent11 said

      They won’t get it until Muslims move into their neighborhoods or apartment buildings and they have to live with them, which is actually likely to happen since the resettlement contractors are running out of places to put these people and are now placing them in nice residential neighborhoods.

      Liked by 2 people

  15. EdwardTeach said

    All of the European countries that have opened their borders to muslims and other non Europeans have been plagued with terrorism. These countries did not have terrorism before they let muslims in. Now these countries need heavy police forces (which the tax payer is billed)to keep them in line, even with more police they are steady killing, raping and preying on the natives of the country that gave them a home.

    They set forest fires(google jihad by fire), burn cars, live off of the tax payers, contribute nothing, their children attack ours per their parents teachings, we always have to worry when they will strike us next, whether it be at a sporting event, a national holiday event, a mall. Now we must worry about them poisoning our water and food. Why are they here? What do we gain from their presence? Why must we be the ones to accept their presence when they despise ours even though they are living off of OUR achievements?

    Why are they here? They reap off of this plan, we lose. They have nothing to offer us to make our countries better. They don’t make our countries safer. They are not good for tourism. They are bringing down the economy of every country that have large numbers of them. They are not patriotic to our countries. They are only patriotic to their own people and their own beliefs. They don’t want to be part of our societies they want to destroy them and make them more suitable for them and there cause. Again, I ask, why are they here?

    They aren’t trying to escape the life they left behind, they’re spreading it.
    This is the classic Trojan horse(muslims running from islam, think about it), Europe must look at the bigger picture. The muslims are the oppressors, the abusers, they have been this way for the past 1400 years, they don’t plan on changing now.

    Deport so that our descendants will have a chance to grow up in a safe environment like the generations before the islamic occupation for which we have been sold out for. Our descendants futures are being stolen before they get a chance to live it.

    Liked by 1 person

    • domstudent11 said

      You must be European. I’m glad that you found this blog and post what America may become if we don’t learn from the mistakes of Merkel and similar misguided leaders.

      Liked by 2 people

    • tmasierrahills said

      All very well stated. Yes, heavier police presents. Of course I’m all for it, and, like you say, that can only do some much good. If anyone wants to move to the nearest busy street and start mowing people down, even if a cop is a block away, a lot of innocent people will be dead. To think that all of this was completely unnecessary, all of it inflicted upon us by the very people we elected. Someday may they dearly pay.


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  17. MN said

    How about if the Governor cared a tad about how OFFENDED the other Minnesotans are that this ridiculous, thinly veiled quest for “new” voters exposes him to be?

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