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Omar in trouble in Minnesota?

Good news? Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minnesota) opponent in her August 11th Democratic primary has raised seven times more money than she has.

Melton-Meaux, a mediation lawyer who emerged on the DFL scene late last year to challenge Omar, told the Star Tribune he raised a staggering $3.2 million between April and the end of June, with $2 million cash left in the bank before the Aug. 11 primary. He dramatically outraised Omar, who took in $471,624 during the same time period. Omar’s campaign said she has $1,111,861 left on hand ahead of the primary election.

This big influx of cash would suggest that the Democrats in this Minnesota district really want to get rid of Omar, who has made it clear since she gained office that she is American-hating bigot and anti-Semite. She is also corrupt, marrying her brother and then, after getting a divorce, marrying one of her employees to whom she has since been funneling illegally more than a million in campaign funds into his business.

I remain pessimistic. Democrats these days think Omar’s policy positions are cool, especially the ones that involve persecuting their opponents. And in New York they flocked to give a primary victory to Omar’s communist ally Alexandia Ocasio-Cortez, with 70% of the vote.


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  • John

    Let me guess, Melton-Meaux interned at CNN, has a pronoun I’ve never heard of before, has a hammer and sickle tattoo on the neck, and enjoys shooting whitey with a cute little AK-74 5.45mm krinkov just like bin laden used to have.

    Forget it. R’s running a semi-decent American? Didn’t think so.

  • James Street

    I wonder if immigrants from countries that hate America come here with the intent of destroying it, and not assimilating into the melting pot.

    “Is This The Worst Scandal In Minnesota History?
    It is certainly a contender. Fox 9 television uncovers a far-reaching scandal: last year, more than $100 million in cash left the Twin Cities airport in carry-on luggage, bound for the Middle East and Africa”

  • wayne

    Kings are Bad—Politicans Are Terrible (so to speak)
    Hans Hermann-Hoppe

  • LocalFluff

    Hoppe is the go to guy when it comes to the discussion, that we don’t have, about our democracy. Machiavelli has something to say about it too.

    This was all well debated in ancient Greece. The advantage of monarchy is that there is no discussion about who will rule (other than perhaps in the family, as Hans mentions). So that there will not be a civil war about it. A tyrant is someone who with force takes the King’s place. That is almost always a very popular guy, because you have to be popular in order to manage to grab the power. At least until 100 B.C. when Marius created the modern soldier, the professional military that became a power holder in itself compared to earlier when the military consisted of voluntary militia. And within decades the Roman Republic was extinguished.

    Today democracy=good, and it is illegal to think about it.
    Here’s an interview with the Prince of Liechtenstein that I can recommend, he published a book the other year about how direct democracy could be applied in larger nations. He is the last monarch with real power (he can veto any decision by parliament or popular vote):

  • F16 Guy

    If betting were legal, I’d take all bets, 2 to 1 odds, that the Somalian will win.
    And like those in AOC’s district, the voters deserve them both.

  • F16 Guy: These are elections for Congress, which means the winners will be legislating on matters that effect the entire country, not local issues. So, citizens across the country will pay for the bad choices of voters in Minnesota.

  • Cotour


    I heard someone propose the other day, and it made sense to me, a reason that the NFL and the NBA is doing what it is doing and aligning with the like of BLM. Agreeing to sayings on jerseys, the kneeling and the playing of the “Black national anthem” before playing the national anthem and the like.

    I speaker, and I did not get his name, pointed out that the Chinese must certainly be involved or invested in the chaos that is America today, and that those major league franchises, especially the NBA has great interest in the Chinese market.

    That financial motivation makes sense to me and the owners aligning as they have with the radical players does not.

    The players who are radical and are bent on slapping down the “White privilege” that has made them all millionaires, and the owners are saying screw the country our corporations mandate that we chase the $$$.

  • TL

    From what I’ve read I don’t think the members of Omar’s district have a problem with her positions, but the visibility of her corruption level is a bit beyond acceptable limits.

    From reading Melton-Meaux’s posted bio, he checks most of the progressive boxes (descendant of a slave, fought for transgender surgery “rights”, provided legal services to inmates) without the “America is the root of all evil” vibe. I disagree with him on pretty much every policy issue, but for those for those who want Omar’s positions without the visible corruption and vocal squad membership he is an appropriate choice. That could make it a close race.

  • F16 Guy

    Absolutely correct. Thanks for the clarification. My bet…er…I mean my guess, still holds !!

  • Edward

    Robert replied, in part: “So, citizens across the country will pay for the bad choices of voters in Minnesota.

    Isn’t it terrible when we get the government that others deserve?

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