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Minnesota: Republican Iraqi American Reportedly Set to Challenge Rep. Ilhan Omar

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6:00pm 1/18/2020 at 6:00pm
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has been at the center of numerous controversies, and there are a growing number of Republican challengers ready to challenge her in her reelection bid.  The most recent is reportedly Dalia al Aqidi.

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Conservative Students Allegedly ‘Swatted’ at St. Olaf College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 20, 2019 at 8:00am 12/20/2019 at 8:00am

Swatting is an extremely dangerous practice. A man was actually killed by police a couple of years ago in a high profile swatting case.

The College Fix reports:

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U. Minnesota Cancels Michael Bloomberg Lecture Over Likely Presidential Run

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 11:30am 11/17/2019 at 11:30am
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At first glance this sounds political, but it was actually a legal decision.

The Star Tribune reports:

University of Minnesota scraps Bloomberg lecture, citing his likely candidacy

The University of Minnesota canceled one of its biggest annual lectures, a December speech set to be delivered by Michael Bloomberg, citing the former New York City...

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University of Minnesota in Uproar Over Improper Usage of Pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30am 11/2/2019 at 9:30am

A new policy at the school addresses the past failings of people at the school to use the correct words. This reads like parody.

The College Fix reports:

University of Minnesota threatens faculty for ‘repeated misuse of pronouns’ in new policy

Gender pronouns have flummoxed the University of Minnesota for more than a year.

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Minneapolis Mayor Says Trump Supporters on the Internet Made Him Feel Like a Woman

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/16/2019 at 5:00pm
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Minneapolis’ Democrat Mayor Jacob Frey has had a rough time after publicly maligning President Trump and attempting to keep the president out of the city.

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VIDEO: Protester Spits on Trump Supporter’s Face Outside Minneapolis Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am 10/12/2019 at 10:00am
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You may have seen the unhinged antics of left-wing Trump haters in Minneapolis after the Trump rally there this week, but this actually happened before the event. A man in a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat was being interviewed by a reporter for Vice when a random protester spit on...

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Protesters Attacked Trump Supporters, Threw Urine Outside Trump Minnesota Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/11/2019 at 7:00pm
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The protests outside of President Donald Trump’s Minnesota rally took a violent turn as supporters left the Target Center.

I guess the supporters triggered the anti-Trump people just by their presence because they then burned Trump memorabilia like the MAGA hats, confronted the police, and threw urine.

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U. of St. Thomas Student Faces More Federal Charges for Alleged Bomb Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00am 10/11/2019 at 10:00am
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A student at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, faces more federal charges after accusations of making bomb threats. Authorities never found the bombs. From TwinCities.com:

The U.S. Attorney’s office Thursday announced that a federal grand jury has...

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Trump Campaign Accuses Minneapolis ‘Radical Leftist’ Mayor of Extortion Over Security Bills for Planned Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00pm 10/8/2019 at 6:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign released a scathing statement accusing Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey of extortion to stop Thursday’s rally at Target Center.

Frey voiced his opposition to Trump’s rally in September. He said he would normally welcome a sitting president, but Trump’s “rhetoric has made it clear that he does not...

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U. Minnesota Students Hold ‘Sit-in’ Demanding Campus Police be Disarmed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 7, 2019 at 8:00am 10/7/2019 at 8:00am

The crowd for this protest was laughably small.

The College Fix reports:

Students hold sit-in at U. Minnesota president’s office to demand campus cops be disarmed

A whopping eight University of Minnesota students held a sit-in at President Joan Gabel’s office on Friday to demand the disarmament of campus police.

They also demanded an “increase...

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College Republicans’ Mural at U. Minnesota Vandalized for Fourth Year in a Row

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/1/2019 at 12:00pm

How many times would this be tolerated if it was happening to progressive students? Probably not even once.

The College Fix reports:

U. Minnesota College Republicans’ mural vandalized for fourth year in a row

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VIDEO: Knife Up, Don’t Shoot?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 4:00pm 9/25/2019 at 4:00pm
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This past September 17, a white Saint Paul, MN, police officer shot and killed Ronald Davis, a black male. Within five days, organized protests took place against police brutality, complete with professionally printed signs and “Stop Killing People of Color” banners.

This is how a “news” (actually propaganda) source, that self-identifies as...

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U. St. Thomas Student Charged With Allegedly Making Hoax Bomb Threats to School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00am 9/25/2019 at 10:00am

When someone does something like this, you have to wonder if they realize it’s going to follow them for years.

TwinCities.com reports:

St. Thomas student charged with federal crime for [allegedly] making bomb threats to university

A University of St. Thomas student has been charged with a federal crime for [allegedly] making what authorities...

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University in Minnesota Now Offers Major in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:30am 7/27/2019 at 11:30am

As I have repeatedly suggested, we are reaching a point where left wing ideology in academia is eclipsing and in some cases, replacing, real scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

Hamline Univ. offers social justice major complete with ‘Gender Politics’ course

A Minnesota university is offering a social justice degree with courses ranging from “Gender Politics”...

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Ilhan Omar Found it ‘Appalling’ a Muslim Activist Asked Her To Condemn Female Genital Mutilation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/26/2019 at 5:00pm
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On Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) spoke at the Muslim Caucus Education Collective 2019 Conference in Washington, D.C. about a wide variety of issues relevant to the Muslim community.

During the question and answer part of the conference, Ani Zonneveld, who is the founder of Muslims for Progressive Values, asked Omar about...

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Ilhan Omar Told High School Students an Untrue Story About Racial Injustice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 9:00am 7/9/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) told students at a high school in Minneapolis a tragic story of an African-American woman sentenced to jail time for stealing a loaf of bread to feed her starving granddaughter.

Now she is admitting she may have fabricated some details.

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Minneapolis Business College to Close in December 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Another one bites the dust. It’s becoming clear that no small school is safe.

The Star Tribune reports:

After 145 years, Minneapolis Business College to close in December

Minneapolis Business College, a for-profit institution in Roseville focused on career preparation, will close its doors in December due to declining enrollment, the school announced Monday.

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