Changing America one meatpacker at a time, now it’s Montana’s turn

“It’s a really smart place for China to put in investment and to partner with Montana to have a really good packing industry and processing plant here.” (Fred Wacker, rancher) You know the phrase often used during Obama’s tenure in the Oval—changing America by changing the people.  Well, that’s what is happening because greedy global … Continue reading Changing America one meatpacker at a time, now it’s Montana’s turn

AP says Montana is an example of anti-refugee sentiment spilling forth in wake of Trump victory

Update December 29, 2016: Michael Leahy at Breitbart has a good piece on Montana here also. This is an Associated Press story that ran on Christmas day so not sure how many of you saw it. For background, Montana had a small refugee program many years ago, but up until this year it was alone … Continue reading AP says Montana is an example of anti-refugee sentiment spilling forth in wake of Trump victory

Which refugees have gone to Missoula, Montana’s new resettlement office?

A reader recently commented that the new International Rescue Committee office was being silent on how many refugees they were getting.  It is easy enough to check at Wrapsnet.org. For new readers, see our archive on the huge (and still on-going) controversy about the office that is now resettling third worlders from Africa and the … Continue reading Which refugees have gone to Missoula, Montana’s new resettlement office?

NPR sends ‘Islam expert’ (not!) SHEREEN MARISOL MERAJI to Montana

Sheesh! Just like the 60 Minutes ‘story’ I couldn’t bring myself to watch, I can’t listen to this B.S. from race- baiting NPR reporter SHEREEN MARISOL MERAJI. See her bio. I traveled to Montana and met the truly wonderful people (the same ones she is disparaging) in the Flathead this past summer who have legitimate … Continue reading NPR sends ‘Islam expert’ (not!) SHEREEN MARISOL MERAJI to Montana

Lesson from Missoula, Montana: They will lie to you!

It couldn’t be a clearer demonstration of what I’ve been saying for years. Pay attention prospective ‘welcoming’ communities! Once a federal contractor gets an office established, your town will have NO CONTROL over how many will come and where they will come from. And, LOL!, for all of you getting a run-around from your contractor … Continue reading Lesson from Missoula, Montana: They will lie to you!

First African refugees arrive in Montana; Helena advocates say they will wait until after November for theirs

Update: Be sure to see the mayor of Missoula’s op-ed of a few days ago.  Not so much for what he says, but for the large numbers of comments on both sides of the issue.  Makes you realize that there is a huge divide in Montana about whether it is wise to bring in the … Continue reading First African refugees arrive in Montana; Helena advocates say they will wait until after November for theirs

Surprise! Missoula, Montana expected to get mostly Muslim refugees after all

Update April 28th:  A little inside baseball about how Missoula got so lucky to get a refugee office, click here. Have you been following our posts on the plan to open Montana to refugee resettlement?  If not, click here for background (no time for rehashing!) In this news story from the Missoula Independent about a phony letter … Continue reading Surprise! Missoula, Montana expected to get mostly Muslim refugees after all