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Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

Minnesota Republican candidate for governor tells Breitbart radio he would seek to end refugee resettlement in the state if elected

Posted by Ann Corcoran on September 1, 2018

And, I was surprised to see that in a recent poll he is only five points behind the Democrat candidate for governor.  Minnesotans who want to save their state need to get to work!

For inspiration, re-visit this 2015 post where Minnesota’s present Democrat Governor told Minnesotans to leave the state if they didn’t like the diversity he was welcoming!

By the way, in every state and district, all of you concerned about immigration should make sure that someone is at Democrat campaign stops from now until November to bring up the question of refugee resettlement, the border wall, sanctuary cities, migrant crimes etc.  Get the candidate on the record!

This is your best chance this year to get YOUR views out past the mainstream media filter!

From Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart:

Minnesota GOP Gubernatorial Nominee: Time to End Refugee Resettlement in State

Jeff Johnson make MN red

Johnson with running mate:   https://blogs.mprnews.org/capitol-view/2018/06/jeff-johnson-i-want-trumps-backing/

Minnesota Republican gubernatorial nominee Jeff Johnson says it is time to end the federal government’s refugee resettlement program in the state.

Johnson told Breitbart News’s deputy Washington political editor Amanda House on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Sunday that if elected he will go to Washington, D.C. and deliver that message to the Trump administration officials in charge of the Refugee Admissions Program.

“Here, we have the issue of becoming a sanctuary state or not. My Democrat opponent actually has signed on to becoming a sanctuary state, which I think is absolutely insane,” Johnson said.

“We also have a refugee issue in Minnesota. We have been more generous and accepted more refugees than any other state in the country. Not by a little, but by a lot,” he added.

“What I have called for is that we end our participation in that [federal refugee resettlement] program, at least until we get answers to the questions of cost, and start addressing the issue of whether the refugees that are here are succeeding or not, because many of them aren’t. The unemployment rate is extremely high among the Somali population in Minnesota,” Johnson said.

“If you include state and federal spending, [the cost of supporting refugees is] in the hundreds of millions of dollars. We don’t know what the number is though, because the Legislative Auditor, which is a very well respected non-partisan office, was charged with trying to figure that out, and the answer they came back with was, well no one keeps track of that and no one asks the right questions,” he added.

On this issue of getting at the costs of refugee resettlement. Every time someone who wants to restrict refugees asks, he or she is told there simply is no good data on what refugees cost the taxpayer.

Then I want to know how the Open Borders gang, like Welcoming America!, comes up with studies that say unequivocally that refugees BENEFIT the economy.  Where are they getting their numbers? Or are they just not trying to find out the true costs?

Leahy continues:

“There is an existing lawsuit that Tennessee has gotten involved with. Would you be willing to jump on board that lawsuit?” House asked.

“Absolutely I would consider that,” Johnson responded.

Leahy then tells readers about two big issues for Minnesota involving refugees: health issues especially high rates of TB, and the issue of MN producing jihadists!

The latest poll shows Johnson trails his Democrat rival in the governor’s race, Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN-01) by five points, 46 percent to 41 percent.

More here.

I’ve written literally hundreds of posts on Minnesota over the last 11 years and have been to the state twice to see for myself.  Go here for my Minnesota archive.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, health issues, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Stealth Jihad, Taxpayer goodies, What you can do | Tagged: | 12 Comments »

Minnesota Muslims didn’t turn out 50,000 EID celebrants…

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 22, 2018

Update:  Matthew Vadum writing at Frontpage magazine has a piece today on the gathering.

I’ve been looking around for a story that might best summarize what happened yesterday when Muslims in a supposed demonstration of power held a ‘religious’ event at Vikings Stadium in Minnesota.

When I find more stories I’ll update this post, but here is a report by Pamela Geller re-posted at the DC Clothesline with lots of photos including this one—men in front and women behind as is the tradition in Islam.

Originally printed Tuesday August 21, 2018 at Geller Report

 

EID at Vikings stadium

 

 

How did Minnesota get so many Somalis?

For new readers and longtime readers who may have forgotten, go here to my 2011 post that answers the question—it is one of my top most-read posts of all time.  Three federal resettlement contractors got the ball rolling because cheap laborers were needed and because Minnesota was a generous welfare state.

Now Minnesota is the top secondary migration state for Somali refugees as they head there to be with their own kind of people and build a power base.

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 4 Comments »

Minnesota: Muslims to show their “power” at Vikings Stadium event tomorrow (update)

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 20, 2018

Leo Hohmann has penned a very thorough report on the secretive (outside the Somali Muslim community!) event to be held tomorrow in Minnesota.

Vikings stadium

We first reported it here last Thursday, but this is a must-read filled with details and expert translations of what one might expect to hear at the “one-of-a-kind Muslim event that’s never happened before on U.S. soil.”

Here are just some of Hohmann’s opening paragraphs:

The Minnesota Vikings’ US Bank Stadium seats 65,000 people for pro football but the state’s imams are hoping to fill those seats with more than 50,000-plus Muslims chanting “Allahu Akbar!” on Tuesday, Aug. 21, in celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Ahda.

While the size and scope of the “Super Eid 2018” celebration is described by Muslim organizers as “unprecedented” for this country, it has attracted little media attention.

It might have attracted little mainstream media attention, but I can tell you it’s garnered tens of thousands of social media reads if my numbers here at RRW are any indicator.

Eid al-Ahda is one of the most important Islamic holidays and literally means “Festival of the Sacrifice” in Arabic. It involves the ritual slaughtering of domestic animals, typically goats or sheep, although stadium management has promised a group of concerned citizens in Minnesota that no animals will be killed inside the stadium.

[….]

Maneese

Featured speaker DR. WALEED AL-MANEESE PH.D   http://www.supereid.com/speaker/luis-gallop/

While an event of this size takes at least a year to plan, details about the Super Eid have been held under wraps. The first visible sign that it would happen came in mid-July, when a website popped up under the registered domain name of SuperEid.com.

“Super Eid” was formally announced by a group of 13 imams during a cryptic 20-minute press conference outside the US Bank Stadium, aired Aug. 7 on Somali TV of Minnesota.

The imams, speaking mostly in Arabic and Somali, said they were inviting tens of thousands of Muslims to come together to celebrate an Islamic holiday that involves not only the slaughter of animals but three hours of chanting “Allahu Akbar,” followed by feasting, merrymaking and events for children.

One imam exclaimed at the Aug. 7 announcement that “Super Eid 2018” is being designed as a statement to America that the best Islamic teachers, imams and scholars will be “coming together and showing the unity and the power of our community.”

Continue reading here.

Don’t miss the discussion about what happened when concerned citizens attended a stadium board meeting last Friday.

We will be eager to hear how it goes—-presumably from the mainstream media which we expect will be giving it extensive coverage for such an important first-in-America Islamic show of power and unity!

Too funny!!!  

No sooner had I written those words when I saw that the Washington Post is down playing the event and calling it “not real news” by focusing only on the issue of animal slaughter that they say will not be happening!  Dear WaPo, you are missing the point (on purpose!).

 

Posted in Muslim refugees, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, The Opposition | Tagged: , | 16 Comments »

Minnesota: Muslims say they will show their power next week at Vikings stadium

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 16, 2018

“There’s been nothing else like this, promoted anywhere in the United States which is a message in and of itself.”

(Minnesota resident Bob Carrillo)

But, it isn’t too late for Minnesotans and others to tell the powers-that-be at the US Bank Stadium that you object to the event—an event that celebrates the ritual slaughter of animals.

***Update*** See the latest news here!

 

Screenshot (1362)

 

From Third Rail Talk:

The Secret Plan of Muslims to Sneak Tens of Thousands Into the U.S. Bank Stadium for a Historic “Show of Power” in Minnesota

 

There is a secret plan to literally sneak fifty thousand Muslims into the Minnesota Vikings US Bank Stadium.

Feast of the Sacrifice…at US Bank Stadium? Yup.

Their own words not mine: “to show our unity and power”.

What is the Islamic event about?

Well it’s called EID AL ADHA – Feast of the Sacrifice.

About a week and a half ago we discovered this program being sponsored by some very interesting people and organizations.

Fifty thousand people – two day event on the 21st and 22nd of August at our Minnesota Vikings US Bank Stadium. That folks is tantamount to two Super Bowls back to back. We just had a Super Bowl here recently and capacity is between 60 and 65 thousand people! These folks have, in a very stealth fashion, invited 50 thousand people to be in the stadium on the 21st and 22nd – both days.

With a list of who’s who in the Islamist world in terms of Imams from Minnesota and from around the country as presenters.

[….]

This is the first of its kind and it’s massive. And Minnesota residents Minneapolis St Paul and the surrounding area are not prepared for this.

[….]

Call the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority at 612-332-0386 and demand, the operative word there, demand its cancellation.

Tomorrow!!!

Come to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Board Meeting on Friday, August 17 at 9 am and voice your position together with other citizens.

More here.  See how secretive the organizers have been about the gathering.

See also the video accompanying the story.  Honestly I couldn’t watch because the ‘celebration’ is about brutally sacrificing animals. BTW, where is PETA?

Wonder where the organizers will find 50,000 celebrants?

Just have a look at the numbers Conservative Review put together yesterday. We are admitting Muslims to the US by the tens of thousands annually through a variety of LEGAL immigration programs. Expect the construction of more mosques and events like this one!

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, diversity's dark side, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Resettlement cities, Stealth Jihad, What you can do | Tagged: , , | 49 Comments »

St. Cloud “woman” crashes car into ice cream store

Posted by Ann Corcoran on August 8, 2018

Reader Linda said, get out the “secret decoder ring” as once again the media fails to mention a key fact in this story.

However, the video says it all….

St. Cloud woman crash

Somalis gather at the crash scene (screenshot).

 

I’m posting this because once in a while we have to chuckle and because I can’t tell you the number of times over the years I’ve heard news like this.

How on earth are they getting drivers’ licenses? Does she even have insurance?

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Laugh of the day!, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program | Tagged: , , | 6 Comments »

Trump Administration may end temporary protected status for Somalis

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 18, 2018

Update July 20th:  Trump Administration extends TPS for Somalis until March 2020, see here.

Frankly, I don’t know why they still have TPS for Somalis when we have admitted over 100,000 Somalis as permanent refugees.  Tens of thousands of permanent Somali refugees are in Minnesota alone.

 

CAIR MN director

One of those stumping for the continuation of TPS for Somalis is Jaylani Hussein, executive director of CAIR MN

 

And, you should know that in order for those here on TPS, the temporary refugees were supposed to have been in the country (usually they were here illegally) before TPS was designated for their country.   It is not an on-going opportunity for certain immigrants to get in and then say—gee I want to apply for TPS. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Africa, Colonization, Reforms needed, The Opposition, Trump | Tagged: , , | 5 Comments »

Minnesota gubernatorial candidate says he will withdraw state from refugee program

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 13, 2018

It is a good campaign message, but in reality will get MN no where.

How quickly people forget that in the last few years three other Republican governors made a big show out of withdrawing their states from the federal program (Texas, Kansas, New Jersey) and of course they still get refugees with Texas presently being the top ‘welcoming’ state in the nation.

 

st_cloud_somalis

Somali population in St. Cloud and elsewhere in MN is increasing.

 

As they did with those states, the US State Department will simply turn the whole resettlement plan for the state over to a non-profit (contractor) group to manage.  (The Tennessee case is on appeal and if by a miracle, TN wins, then that strategy could go up in flames for the feds.)

Don’t get me wrong, there are political considerations for Mr. Johnson as he is up against former governor Tim Pawlenty in the primary, it is definitely worth discussing in the campaign.  And, as governor there will be many things the state government could do to rein-in the program by reforming the state’s welfare system, etc.

Indeed, Pawlenty was a Republican establishment governor of the state during the expansion of refugee resettlement to St. Cloud and must have known what was happening.  I would say look to his campaign donors and see if he was being funded by big business (poultry!) interests looking for a steady supply of cheap labor to the St. Cloud area.  I presume Mr. Johnson has some good investigators at work to discover Pawlenty’s ties to the program while he was governor.  LOL! Any photos of Pawlenty snuggling with the Lutheran resettlement people?

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Legal immigration and jobs, Muslim refugees, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, Who is going where | Tagged: , | 9 Comments »

Minnesota mainline churches going the way of the Dodo bird!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 9, 2018

The Minneapolis Star Tribune has posted one of those head-scratcher stories about the decline in church involvement in Minnesota led by mainstream protestant churches with Catholic churches not far behind.

I’m sure you can all give many reasons for why this is happening, but for me, I say a major reason is that Cultural Marxism is winning.  When Communism was all the rage around the world, it didn’t catch on in America (in any big way) for a couple of reasons—strong families and strong churches.

Those who wanted to change America knew they had to destroy the family and the church and so they are!

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Community destabilization, The Opposition | Tagged: , | 11 Comments »

Social justice organization teaches refugees to ride bikes

Posted by Ann Corcoran on July 7, 2018

The political Right can’t hold a candle to the Left when it comes to indoctrination—bringing refugees to their political view of things.

 

MN biker

MinnPost photo by Ibrahim Hirsi
Nima Abdirahman learns to ride a bike while developing her social consciousness!

 

In Minnesota (of course, where else!), a non-profit organization is teaching refugees to ride bicycles. 

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies | Tagged: | 7 Comments »

Minnesota growth in diversity outpacing US as a whole

Posted by Ann Corcoran on June 22, 2018

Not a huge shock for most followers of Refugee Resettlement Watch, but good to see that the citizens of Minnesota are being given the hard facts so that they can decide what will be best for their families going forward.

 

SAMSUNG

Somalis in Minneapolis

 

From Twin Cities Pioneer Press:

Minnesota continues to grow more diverse, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday.

The latest data showed that populations of people of color have increased faster in Minnesota than the rest of the nation since 2010. Meanwhile, the state’s white population growth remained relatively stagnant.

 

Minnesota diversity graph

 

The change can be seen in the ethnic communities emerging around St. Paul; in the expansion of organizations such as the Karen Organization of Minnesota and the Hmong American Partnership; and in St. Paul Public Schools, where in 2010 district families spoke 77 different languages at home — that stood at 128 languages in 2017.

Janna Johnson, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs who studies minority populations, said the latest numbers likely don’t tell the entire story. Minority populations tend to be undercounted, meaning Minnesota’s is likely even larger, she said. [Why? Because minorities don’t answer census questions or simply hide.—-ed]

No need to learn English, just go to Minnesota and keep speaking Somali!

Mohamad SheikOmer, who started the Somali-Oromo Peace Task Force in St. Paul, has noticed the uptick in diversity since he moved to Minnesota. SheikOmer, who has a wife and seven children, moved from Ethiopia to Maryland in April 2014, then St. Paul three months later.

He relocated his family to Minnesota because there are more opportunities, noting for example it’s much easier to find people who speak Somali in St. Paul than in Maryland.

“We can help each other at work, how to get benefits, how to get schooling,” SheikOmer said.

More here.

“Benefits” is, of course, a big reason refugees are migrating to Minnesota and a good reason Minnesota was chosen as a prime resettlement site more than thirty years ago by the US State Department and its contractors (Catholic Charities, Lutheran Immigration, and World Relief) for Somali resettlement.

Just a few days ago I told readers how many Somalis have been resettled in the US under the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program since the early 1980’s, here.

Don’t miss this postYou are old and we are taking over!

Posted in Africa, Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Refugee statistics, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, Who is going where | Tagged: , , , | 2 Comments »

 
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