Maine Writer: Where is the Data to Support Alleged Benefits of More Refugee Workers?

This is an excellent opinion piece from Maine, a state we have extensively reported on here at RRW. The writer very logically explains that before the state willy-nilly invites even more refugees and asylum seekers who supposedly would fill the needs of businesses looking for labor, more data is needed because right now it sure … Continue reading Maine Writer: Where is the Data to Support Alleged Benefits of More Refugee Workers?

Maine: Writer Says Lewiston’s Somali Makeover is Good for the City; But Was She Completely Honest?

Mainer Cynthia Anderson recently published a book about how 6,000 plus Somali refugees are busy resuscitating a supposedly dying Maine city. No surprise that the Star Tribune, in the heart of Little Mogadishu, MN, reviewed Anderson’s book.  One quote in the review stands out and it makes my blood boil! “I also think journalists, including … Continue reading Maine: Writer Says Lewiston’s Somali Makeover is Good for the City; But Was She Completely Honest?

Maine: Dunkin’ Donuts apologizes for banning Somali social justice activist from store after altercation

This is a classic case about how change happens! Businesses, eager to prostrate themselves out of fear once confronted by an angry demanding refugee like Hamdia Ahmed, quickly make news by backing down when activists for Muslim immigrant rights cause a stir.  The message to the public: be silent. Even as it is clear, when you … Continue reading Maine: Dunkin’ Donuts apologizes for banning Somali social justice activist from store after altercation