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  • It's up to Kirk Cousins to prove he's not an $84 million bust

    12/13/2018 8:42:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 79 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 12, 2018 | Dan Wetzel
    Last January, Case Keenum threw 20 incompletions, threw two picks, and threw away what felt like a Super Bowl in the cold of the NFC championship game in Philadelphia. The Minnesota Vikings saw their quarterback get outdueled by Eagles backup Nick Foles, dashing the dream of hosting the Super Bowl. Afterward, the franchise focused on a single thing – get a quarterback, just about any quarterback, at just about any price. All the other pieces were there, they believed. So they went out and got Kirk Cousins, for $84 million over three years, convincing him to come to Minnesota because...
  • Anti-Donald Trump, Pro-Hillary Clinton Meme Posted to Elementary School Facebook Page [tr]

    12/10/2018 9:05:43 AM PST · by simpson96 · 6 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 12/10/2018 | Jenni Fink
    A Minnesota public school is looking into the source of a meme targeting President Donald Trump, which was posted on the school’s official Facebook page. Posted on Saturday night to the Garfield Elementary School Facebook page, the meme was a photo of Trump and then–presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a presidential debate. Accompanying the photo was the sentiment, “People love to hate Hillary, but she called Trump a Russian puppet right to his stupid f*****g face. I’ll always respect her for that.” The post has since been taken down, (snip) Garfield Elementary School Principal Jodi Kennedy told The Bemidji Pioneer...
  • Muslim Congresswoman-Elect Reverses Platform After Election, Supports Anti-Israel Agenda

    11/19/2018 1:12:21 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 75 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | November 17, 2018 at 8:29am | Chris Agee
    Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar, a Muslim refugee from Somalia and a newly elected U.S. representative, is facing backlash for her inconsistent stance on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel.In a statement to the Muslim Girl blog days after the midterm election, her campaign made it clear that the congresswoman-elect supports the movement.“Ilhan believes in and supports the BDS movement, and has fought to make sure people’s right to support it isn’t criminalized,” a statement explained. Advertisement - story continues belowHowever, as Jordan Schachtel of Conservative Review noted, “The statement marked a stark reversal from Omar’s previous position on BDS. Prior to the election,...
  • Israel critic elected to House backtracks on her previous opposition to BDS

    11/15/2018 4:30:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 11-15-2018
    Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar now says she ‘believes in and supports’ boycott movement, after calling it ‘counterproductive’ during election campaign Democrat Ilhan Omar on November 7, 2018, in Minneapolis after winning Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race in the 2018 US midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) WASHINGTON — A newly elected congressperson from Minnesotta who spoke out against boycotts of Israel during her campaign now says she supports the BDS movement. Ilhan Omar, one of two Muslim women who became the first elected to Congress last week, had said during her campaign that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was “counteractive”...
  • Eden Prairie man accused of pulling gun at McDonald's charged with making terroristic threats

    12/03/2018 7:26:25 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 20 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/3/18 | Frank Rajkowski
    A 55-year-old Eden Prairie man has been charged with making terroristic threats and carrying or possessing a pistol without a permit in a public place in connection to an incident at McDonald's last month in which he allegedly displayed a gun during an altercation with a group of teenagers. Court records show Lloyd Edward Johnson was charged Monday in Hennepin County. The first charge is a felony. The second is a gross misdemeanor. He is scheduled to be back in court on Jan. 10. “These teens were racially and religiously profiled by both the gunman and the McDonald’s,” Jaylani Hussein,...
  • In-depth: Air marshal mishap led to concerns of possible hijacking at MSP control tower

    12/03/2018 5:56:31 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 18 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/3/18 | Tim Vetscher
    A mishap that led to a flight crew not being notified of the presence of two federal air marshals on board a United Airlines flight in August prompted concerns of a possible hijacking, according to a newly released report. Through a public information request, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS obtained an incident report from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport police, which details the confusion aboard United Airlines flight 3531 from Newark to Minneapolis the night of Aug. 20. Two armed federal air marshals were among the 64 passengers on United flight 3531. However, neither the flight attendants nor the pilot were aware marshals...
  • Former President George H.W. Bush's Navy airplane on display in Eden Prairie (MN)

    12/02/2018 7:44:33 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 23 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/2/18 | Joe Mazan
    Long before he was president, George H.W. Bush spent some time in Minnesota. During World War ll, Bush trained as a fighter pilot at the Naval Air Station in Minneapolis next to the airport. A plane Bush flew in 1943 is on display at the Wings of the North Air Museum in Eden Prairie. The plane is even autographed by the Navy veteran. "People can read about history and when they come to the museum it really brings it to life," Bill Norris, with Wings of the North Museum said. "We know that he (Bush) wrote home to his mother...
  • Democrats Change 181 Year-Old Rule To Allow Ilhan Omar To Wear Hijab In The House

    12/02/2018 2:33:15 PM PST · by Baynative · 159 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 12/2/18 | Kane
    For 181 years, the U.S. House of Representatives has imposed a ban on its members wearing head coverings. With Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress, set to take her oath of office in January, that rule—which would have prohibited her wearing her customary headscarves or the hijab—is slated to change. The change was proposed jointly by Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Incoming Rules Chairman Jim McGovern and member-elect Ilhan Omar as part of a larger overhaul package. When Omar is sworn in next year, she will become the first federal legislator to wear a...
  • Transgender teen posts video of the moment school staff use a yardstick to open the girl's bath...

    12/02/2018 1:10:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 43 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | DECEMBER 2, 2018 | DM Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Transgender teen posts video of the moment school staff use a yardstick to open the girl's bathroom stall on her to kick her OUT, but the principal insists the situation is being 'misrepresented' A transgender teen has posted videos of school administrators forcing open the door of a bathroom stall while she sits inside - but the principal insists that the video 'misrepresents' the situation. The student shot the videos on Wednesday at Osseo Senior High in Minnesota, accusing school officials of 'violating' her while she uses the bathroom. The video shows the student sitting on a toilet...
  • Pastor Who Fled Persecution in Iran Arrested in Minnesota for Sharing the Gospel

    12/01/2018 8:38:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | November 30, 2018 | The Activist Momy
    This is absolutely outrageous. How is this happening right here at home without more backlash? Every single American who values the First Amendment, whether they’re religious or not, should be horrified to hear that a man was arrested in a mall simply for privately sharing his faith with fellow shoppers. What’s worse, of course, is that the man is himself a religious refugee who came to the US to seek refuge from persecution. “I came to the U.S. as a political and religious — as a Christian — refugee. They oppressed me for my faith in Iran. I was stabbed...
  • Woman Watching Netflix While Driving Crashes Car, Causes Second Accident

    11/29/2018 7:23:08 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 29, 2018 | DONICA PHIFER
    Many get swept into binge-watching a tv show, but a Minnesota woman took the term to a new level in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol posted on Facebook about the incident which took place on October 26 on Interstate 94 near the Minnesota-North Dakota border, stating that a woman was involved in a one-vehicle crash because she was watching Netflix on her tablet in the passenger's seat. Minnesota State Patrol Driving and Netflix don’t mix. A motorist found that out the hard way Oct. 26 when she crashed her car on Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Fergus Falls. Numerous callers reported...
  • Minnesota mom, 25, charged with giving 9-month-old son laxatives to inflict starvation

    11/29/2018 6:44:37 AM PST · by bgill · 24 replies
    FOX ^ | Nov. 28, 2018 | Frank Miles
    A 25-year-old mom in Minnesota was charged last week with one count of felony-level child endangerment that could result in substantial harm or death, after authorities discovered she allegedly gave her 9-month-old son laxatives to inflict starvation. Authorities discovered that Megan Lee Kafer of Lewiston, Minn., who is scheduled to appear in court on the charge in mid-December, had searched the web on her phone for ways to poison a baby, including: “MiraLax overdose,” “Can a doctor tell if you overdose on MiraLax,” “How to make a baby really sick,” “Mom gets 20 years to life for poisoning son with...
  • Just How Many Muslims Won Political Office In 2018? The Numbers May Surprise You!

    11/28/2018 11:14:47 PM PST · by MNDude · 22 replies
    What you may not realize is just how many political offices were filled by electing Muslims in 2018. Even more concerning is the high percentage of Muslims voting and their openness to promote the fact that they want to "change" our culture and society. picked up by Muslim women and the first Muslim state attorney general put into office in Minnesota. What you may not realize is just how many political offices were filled by electing Muslims in 2018. Even more concerning is the high percentage of Muslims voting and their openness to promote the fact that they want to...
  • Biased screener undermining Trump judicial nominees, Republicans say

    11/27/2018 7:26:50 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/27/2018 | Alex Swoyer
    She’s not a senator, but Cynthia Nance plays an enormous role in shaping the debate over some of President Trump’s judicial picks. Ms. Nance, former dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law, handles the American Bar Association’s judicial ratings for nominees to federal courts in North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas, which make up the federal 8th Circuit. The ABA’s role is one the more opaque parts of the process, but Republicans are pushing it into the light, accusing her of allowing personal bias, particularly a fealty to abortion rights, to color her ratings....
  • Somalia: Muslims murder Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers for playing music

    11/26/2018 2:50:29 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 55 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 11/26/2018 | Robert Spencer
    Whenever I note that Islamic law forbids music (aside from nasheeds, a cappella songs encouraging jihad), I am excoriated as a greasy Islamophobe, but it’s nonetheless true: Hadith Qudsi 19:5: “The Prophet said that Allah commanded him to destroy all the musical instruments, idols, crosses and all the trappings of ignorance.” (The Hadith Qudsi, or holy Hadith, are those in which Muhammad transmits the words of Allah, although those words are not in the Qur’an.) Muhammad also said: (1) “Allah Mighty and Majestic sent me as a guidance and mercy to believers and commanded me to do away with musical...
  • Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive (Housing/Urban Density) Plan likely to pass, council members say

    11/25/2018 9:44:42 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 19 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | Nov 2018 | Miguel Otárola
    A controversial plan to make Minneapolis a more densely populated city has enough support on the City Council to pass when it comes to a vote next month, council members said this week. Six council members reached by the Star Tribune indicated they would vote in support of the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan on Dec. 7. It needs nine votes to pass, but even Council Member Linea Palmisano, who opposes the 2040 plan, believes it will move forward. The 2040 plan would usher in citywide upzoning, allowing triplexes in neighborhoods currently reserved for single-family homes, and denser development along transit...
  • Now Hiring at AWI! (Minnesota)

    11/23/2018 11:29:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    KDUZ-TV ^ | November 23, 2018
    AWI Manufacturing is a second-generation, Minnesota family-owned business that is expanding! Come join a company that has great benefits, strong employee values, competitive wages and a history of community involvement. 1st shift hours: Mon-Thu 6:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M., Fri 6:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. 2nd shift hours: Mon-Thu 4:00 P.M. – 4:30 A.M. (shift differential pay) They are currently looking to fill: *Welders – 1st and 2nd shift *Laser Operators – 2nd shift *Quality Inspector *Inside Sales Representative *Office Administration *Production Floater *Production Manager All positions qualify for a $1,500.00 sign on bonus! AWI offers a competitive wage base...
  • Daniel Greenfield: The New Crooked Congressional Black Caucus

    11/23/2018 9:34:36 AM PST · by EveningStar · 27 replies
    FPM | Frontpage Mag ^ | November 23, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    In the last decade, every single House Democrat sent to prison for financial crimes was a Congressional Black Caucus member. In the last twenty years, it’s been over 80%. After the midterms, the CBC has grown past a record 50 members. But that doesn’t mean it’s getting better. Power makes it worse... The Congressional Black Caucus has achieved a record number of seats so it’s a power player in the new Dem House majority. And CBC leaders are demanding a status in the Democrat leadership commensurate with their growing numbers. The Caucus forms somewhat less than a quarter of the...
  • Camerota Defends Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory on Farrakhan Ties: They 'Sound Contrite'

    11/23/2018 10:04:06 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Say you're Linda Sarsour—a big BDS fan and fierce critic of Israel. Or you're Tamika Mallory—a big Farrakhan fan who has refused to renounce him after he recently compared Jews to "termites." We've got good news for you. You've got a friend at CNN: Alisyn Camerota. On New Day this morning, Camerota interviewed Teresa Shook, founder of the Women's March. Shook has called for Sarsour, Mallory and other March co-chairs to step down over their anti-Semitism and homophobia. | [snip] Camerota read (and put on screen) some eyewash that Sarsour and company put out for the press: "We are imperfect....
  • The Troubles of Linda Sarsour

    11/23/2018 7:40:21 AM PST · by SJackson · 20 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 23, 2018 | Ari Lieberman
    When Jew-Hate and financial improprieties come with a cost. The Troubles of Linda Sarsour When Jew-Hate and financial improprieties come with a cost. November 23, 2018 Ari Lieberman AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to Facebook 70Share to TwitterShare to More32Share to Print 26 Linda Sarsour has had a good run. Over the years, she’s raked in a lot of money and hobnobbed with the Hollywood elite but the media savvy, narcissistic anti-Semite, who never missed an opportunity to thrust herself into the limelight, is now watching as her former allies are distancing themselves from her like rats jumping from a sinking ship....