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RRW Monthly Roundup for January 2018

Posted by Ann Corcoran on February 5, 2018

Readers, I use these sporadic weekly or monthly roundups as an opportunity to write directly to you.

I think you will be interested to know what the top three posts of the month were for January, but I’m writing to tell you that I’m going away later this week and so posting will be lighter until I get back early next week.  I don’t want you to think I’ve quit!

Pushing onward toward July 2018 for RRW’s eleventh anniversary!

Before I get to those top posts, I want you to know that I had a good chuckle this morning about all the trolls this tweet (below) generated yesterday. I guess because I hash-tagged it with a trending tag #SuperBowlSunday it reached beyond my usual fan club.

I got messages about how racist I am (with foul language tossed in), how old I am (do I wear diapers? the ageists asked!) from some high IQ commenters who couldn’t spell or write. It was actually fun to see. Here is the tweet that apparently stirred them up.

I am @RefugeeWatcher….

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Immigrants had been expressing fear of Humvees etc. This is what I linked to:  http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/minneapolis-team-immigrants-informed-super-bowl-52807623

 

Here are the Top Three (actually four because there was a tie for #3) Posts of the month:

That Australia “dumb” deal takes the highest honors!

Australian rejected ‘refugees’ on the way to US this week!

Flight glitch causes some delay as Australia’s rejected ‘refugees’ head to US

Refugee numbers are low for first 3 months of fiscal year; Ohio is top receiving state

Minneapolis woman stabbed by Somali in mid-December is speaking out

 

For new readers……

You can find more information on how to use RRW by clicking here. (That is my mid-December roundup.)

And, you might want to look at my message here about your e-mail notices.  WordPress is telling me it isn’t on their end if you aren’t getting e-mails after subscribing. They tell me it is in your/our e-mail server (I’m not getting my e-mails from Leo Hohmann’s new site.)

Frankly there is more here at RRW then you get in e-mail, so why not just visit every day or so to see what is new.  https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/

Even if you aren’t tweeting yourself, you can see what I’ve tweeted most recently in the right hand side bar.

This post is filed in my ‘blogging’ category, here.

2 Responses to “RRW Monthly Roundup for January 2018”

  1. Ms. Corcoran, I LOVE your website! I have been reading for over a year I think and I admire and respect your work tremendously! I regularly post your articles on my facebook page so that others may become acquainted with your work! I am so very thankful for the work you do! I hope you carry on for years to come! Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into this page! Most Sincerely, Mrs. Bev Moore Lukasevics

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