Evidently St. Cloud was devastated again after Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton attended Somali Night at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) this past spring. Dayton’s scathing criticisms certify St. Cloud “White Cloud” as the state’s most dysfunctional community. (“Minnesota Governor Dayton: ‘Don’t like immigrants? Get out of Minnesota;’” National Vanguard, October 20, 2015; … [Read more...]
The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) welcomes and values commentary and feedback from the community. The articles found here are edited for clarity and/or space, but the opinions are the author’s own and do not reflect the views of the MSR.
Justice Sotomayor details ramifications of the decision While many of us were being entertained by LeBron James, the election circus with its all-star clowns, or just looking the other way, the Supreme Court made a ruling on the Fourth Amendment that will have repercussions for years to come. By a vote of 5-3 the high court ruled that the Fourth Amendment doesn’t … [Read more...]
November 2, 2015 President Barack Obama boldly, in the name of justice, released 6,000 nonviolent offenders from federal prisons across the country. This was a great first step in the unified approach in the movement to heal some of the carnage that was created by the “War on Drugs” and ensuing mass incarceration. The campaign is a noble and necessary action. I … [Read more...]
In one of the earliest “Anti-Poverty Soldier” columns, I explored the disturbing issue of hunger both in Minnesota and throughout the country. One of the primary topics in the column addressed the debate over funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. To provide a little background, The New York Times ran a … [Read more...]
Demotion as of October 1, 2016 In my column of June 2, 2016, I reported serious issues of racism inside the Theodore Wirth Golf Course, using as an example the courageous stand taken by Mike Baker, a manager, to hire African Americans at the golf course. For doing so, he is being let go. Then came the cover up. This column uncovers the cover up. The cover up began with … [Read more...]