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Friday, February 05, 2010

Minneapolis to beef up port security, see Somali threat

Once again, we find that we have to pay extra money to protect ourselves from the Jihadis in our midst. Having a thriving Islamic community can get pretty expensive. It must be worth it.

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune:

Minneapolis has never had the port of its dreams. Its river shipping last year slipped below 700,000 tons, a far cry from the predicted 3 million tons annually that sold Congress on building the St. Anthony lock and dam.

But that’s not stopping the city from making plans to spend several million dollars on beefing up riverfront security over the next five years, with federal help. Friday the City Council endorsed spending nearly $1.4 million of that sum.

Although federal port funds are paying the tab, city emergency chief Rocco Forte said the benefits will go beyond preventing terrorist attacks on shipping.


From where might this threat come? The Somali community, where else!

Although Minneapolis lacks enough shipping to crack the most recent list of the nation’s top 150 ports compiled by the American Association of Port Authorities, Forte sees a threat.

“We have to consider ourselves a prime target,” he said Friday. The director of emergency preparedness said the city’s biggest vulnerability comes from youths who have gone overseas and been trained in explosives, as a few Somalis have*.


Read the rest at RefugeeResettlementWatch.
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1 Comments:

Anonymous revereridesagain said...

Tonight on Isolated Extremist Death Cage Match: Somali "youths" with explosives training and the Minneapolis St. Anthony lock and dam vs. al Qaeda of Yemen with a 30 million gallon LNG tanker and Boston Harbor.

Friday, February 05, 2010 4:02:00 pm  

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