Minnesota County Backs Out of Vote on Refugee Resettlement, Opposition Out in Force

“It’s not lost on me the refugees people have such a problem with have black and brown skin.” (Commissioner Beth Olson speaking in support of refugees for Louisa County)   A week ago, before I was called away for a (happy) family duty, I told you that the St. Louis County, Minnesota County Commission was … Continue reading Minnesota County Backs Out of Vote on Refugee Resettlement, Opposition Out in Force

Minnesota County Plans to Vote on Refugee Resettlement Permission on Tuesday

This news was a surprise.  I had been assuming all along that since the President’s Executive Order had been halted in the courts and that the Chinese virus crisis had halted almost all (but not all!) refugee resettlement that county governments had simply swept the sore subject under the proverbial rug. Not so in St. … Continue reading Minnesota County Plans to Vote on Refugee Resettlement Permission on Tuesday

Minnesota Priest Apologizes for Homily on Islam after CAIR Hissy Fit

His Bishop made him apologize for remarks that the Catholic hierarchy says are not “reflective of the Catholic Church’s teaching on Islam.”  From KMSP Fox 9: (Be sure to watch the video too! H/T Jacqueline) Lonsdale priest apologizes for anti-Muslim remarks made during homily LONSDALE, Minn. (FOX 9) – A Minnesota priest has apologized for … Continue reading Minnesota Priest Apologizes for Homily on Islam after CAIR Hissy Fit

Minnesota: Somali ‘Community’ Rallies Around Mom as Social Services Removes Kids

Diversity is beautiful alert! Read the story and tell me what jumps out at you! From the Sahan Journal: (emphasis is mine) A northwestern Minnesota county removed a Somali mother’s kids. Somalis want to know why. Somalis in Minnesota and the world are watching the case of an East Grand Forks mother whose children were … Continue reading Minnesota: Somali ‘Community’ Rallies Around Mom as Social Services Removes Kids