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Lewiston, Maine mayor under fire for comment (Somali Muslim immigrants)
NECN ^ | September 26, 2012 | Amy Sinclair

Posted on 10/07/2012 12:55:20 PM PDT by EveningStar

Historically a city of French Canadian immigrants, Lewiston, Maine is now also home to some 6,000 Somalis, including shop owner and father of five Mohamed Heban, who moved to Lewiston in 2002.

But in a recent BBC documentary, Lewiston's mayor, Boston native Bob Macdonald, sounded less than welcoming.

"When you come here, you accept our culture and leave your culture at the door," he said in the documentary...

(Excerpt) Read more at necn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Maine
KEYWORDS: assimilation; bobmacdonald; immigrants; immigration; lewiston; maine; muslim; muslims; somali; somalia
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21 posted on 10/07/2012 1:41:19 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: EveningStar
"When you come here, you accept our culture and leave your culture at the door," he said in the documentary...

That is a typical dumb , naive statement held by a lot of Infidels.

Does the mayor actually believe they are here to become Americans and adopt our decadent Infidel ways and give the finger to Allah.

They are here to further the interests of Islam and to subjugate, convert or kill us. No matter how long it takes.

As I have said before "Don't take my word for it -read the Koran and Hadiths: and look at hundreds of years of examples of Muslim invasions. -Tom

22 posted on 10/07/2012 1:43:11 PM PDT by Capt. Tom
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To: EveningStar

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali woman who fled to Europe to avoid marriage to someone she didn’t like, has written several books about the Somali clan structure and Islam. Her books are pretty devastating. They offer little hope of any reconciliation between Islam and modernity:
Infidel
Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilization
The Caged Virgin : A Muslim Woman’s Cry for Reason


23 posted on 10/07/2012 1:44:25 PM PDT by Hiddigeigei ("Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish," said Dionysus - Euripides)
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To: SaraJohnson
One guy was kind of jacking up the Muzzie strut and glare at me and I shouted at him in a crowd “What the F are you looking at you pervert.” He about died. He was scared to death and ran away.

Haha, good for you!

24 posted on 10/07/2012 1:46:39 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: hinckley buzzard

“Maine has been a democrat shithole since ‘92.”

Not entirely. We elected a TEA Party conservative, Paul LePage, as governor in 2010. That same year, the GOP captured the Maine House and the Maine Senate, the first time that’s happened since the early 1960’s.

Now if we could only replace our two rat members of the House of Representatives and get two conservative U.S. senators, we’d be cooking.

By the way, the Maine People’s Alliances (a collection of disgruntled moonbats) has demanded the resignation of Lewiston’s mayor. Any organization with the word “people’s” or “alliance” in their name always raises my suspicions. When they have BOTH “people’s” AND “alliance” as part of the name of their organization, watch out.


25 posted on 10/07/2012 1:48:12 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Trying does not guarantee certain success, but NOT trying guarantees certain failure.)
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To: SaraJohnson

“...I shouted at him in a crowd “What the F are you looking at you pervert.”

Marry me? (Sorry; I just love a Real Woman...)


26 posted on 10/07/2012 1:48:27 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: EveningStar; All

It is Anti-American to insist that immigrants be allowed to keep their own culture and norms when immigrating to another country

I am glad this mayor spoke up.

Why would a Somali, who comes from a war-torn craphole country...keep their old Somali norms in a nation like the USA?


27 posted on 10/07/2012 1:50:20 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Capt. Tom

Somali youths attacking people, Lewiston Maine

http://www.newenglishreview.org/blog_email.cfm/blog_id/24773


28 posted on 10/07/2012 1:52:27 PM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: SaraJohnson

Maine is too close to Massholechusetts. They don’t deserve much sympathy.
Just look at the liberal scum they elect.


29 posted on 10/07/2012 1:53:03 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Steely Tom

Ever been to Dearborn, MI? They already have. It’s a turd-world hellhole.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnJBW49afzg


30 posted on 10/07/2012 1:53:34 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: Chgogal

And the Brits? Underpaid, undersexed, and under Eisenhower..


31 posted on 10/07/2012 1:55:12 PM PDT by Freedom4US
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To: SaraJohnson
I was in Maine at a small beach town that was swarming with African Muslims.

Old Orchard? Muzzies must have felt right at home with all the French tourists thereabouts...

In any case; standing and applauding!

32 posted on 10/07/2012 1:59:28 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Freedom4US
Of course the Brits were underpaid and undersexed, otherwise they wouldn't have noticed that the Yanks were overpaid and oversexed. ; )
33 posted on 10/07/2012 1:59:43 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: WellyP

Doesn’t Maine have CCW/CHL?


34 posted on 10/07/2012 2:10:45 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: WellyP

Snowe launches organization to promote moderates

http://www.sunjournal.com/news/maine/1260028
On Tuesday, Snowe announced the creation of Olympia’s List, a political action committee aimed at electing candidates who follow the principles of consensus building.


35 posted on 10/07/2012 2:13:29 PM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: WellyP

The evil bitch didn’t come to the support of the Mayor of her home town!


36 posted on 10/07/2012 2:16:50 PM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: ladyjane

I miss lobster! When I lived in Masshole, every time we had guests from out of town, I was forced to buy a ton of lobster for them. We have a lot of friends and family who invaded regularly while I lived there. LOL

My MIL grew up on a farm in Maine. That was around 80-90 years ago. She was dirt poor. So she had to take lobster sandwiches to school for lunchs and the other kids would make fun of her for eating cheap ole lobster!


37 posted on 10/07/2012 2:42:21 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Chgogal

When they look at me disapprovingly, I just glare right back at them and I will not blink until they break the stare. They get the message.


That is true. Good for you.

In England, they operate in rape gangs because they are seething cowards. American women had best not lose the first and second amendments here given liberals have stuck their noses up Muslim azz. I will never submit to them.


38 posted on 10/07/2012 2:47:13 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: EveningStar
This post certainly jogged my memory. I did some back checking and it went back to 2002. There was different mayor then and it so happened that the reason for a sudden influx of Somali people was this. A large number had descended on the State of Georgia. Having settled there, they were faced with a drastic reduction in benefit welfare payments.

Someone had done their homework. One of the most generous welfare benefit areas happened to be Lewiston, Maine. It also happened to have one of the lowest number of recipients. When the number of newcomers got to 1,600 persons. the then mayor pleaded with the Somali community (so called) in Georgia, not to send anymore persons. He said their resources were strained to the limit. He was called a racist.

I noted at the time, that city had then employed a Canadian lady, who was a sort of multi-cultural assimilation expert in Canada. I knew what was coming. I have heard this type of person ad nauseum, in Canada. Look sideways and one is a racist. Now I learn that 6000 persons are residing in Lewiston, Maine.

Nobody deserves this.

39 posted on 10/07/2012 3:38:55 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: WellyP
Your post #6.

I should have read all the posts on this subject first. You have said it all for me.

40 posted on 10/07/2012 3:41:40 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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