Seattle: Tax dollars go to special programs for special people—Somalis

I couldn’t help seeing the irony yesterday when I posted on how Denmark is attempting to break up ethnic ghettos that have developed in certain housing projects in that country, see here, while we in the US are still building our ethnic enclaves even using tax dollars to do it! And, before you move on, … Continue reading Seattle: Tax dollars go to special programs for special people—Somalis

Seattle has a commission on refugees and immigrants, November meeting coming up

A reader has brought to my attention that there are opportunities for concerned citizens to attend meetings where you can learn more about what is going on where you live and who the principle players are (who are the people in your community calling the shots). No rent hikes!  What do you think?  Are they … Continue reading Seattle has a commission on refugees and immigrants, November meeting coming up

Seattle: Group forms to bring more Syrians to Washington state

I suspect this is happening in other cities too—immigrant activists meeting to see how to get more of their mostly Muslim countrymen into the US. If there are any ‘pockets of resistance’ in Washington state be sure to check out who the Syrian activists are and plan to attend their next meeting. From the Seattle … Continue reading Seattle: Group forms to bring more Syrians to Washington state

Seattle: Major ISIS recruiter allegedly a Somali twenty-year-old woman

Regular readers here know that Seattle is one of the primary resettlement sites the US State Department and its contractors*** have chosen for Somali refugees.   And, be assured that the vast majority of Somalis in the US are here as refugees or the children of refugees.  Some get across the border illegally, but most are … Continue reading Seattle: Major ISIS recruiter allegedly a Somali twenty-year-old woman

Seattle Somalis protest against a refugee agency over Mohammed cartoon

Looks like it’s Somali Sunday here at RRW.  Sure hope it won’t turn into Somali week! It is not some bad ol’ edgy newspaper or rightwing blogger feeling the heat, but in what has to be juicy irony a long-time refugee agency that is a mecca of multicultural love and understanding in Seattle is facing … Continue reading Seattle Somalis protest against a refugee agency over Mohammed cartoon