Somali festivals in Minneapolis, St. ...

Somali festivals in Minneapolis, St. Cloud to celebrate Somalia independence, pay homage to US

There are 9 comments on the Star Tribune story from Jun 20, 2014, titled Somali festivals in Minneapolis, St. Cloud to celebrate Somalia independence, pay homage to US. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

Local Somalis have planned the festivals to celebrate their homeland's independence, and to pay homage to the United States - the country that has given refugees the opportunity to start a new life.

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Smelly

Green Bay, WI

#1 Jun 21, 2014
I'm I invited?
Mow Hammerd

Green Bay, WI

#2 Jun 23, 2014
Smelly wrote:
I'm I invited?
Yes.
Old Vet

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jun 23, 2014
If I were one of them I'd move back there, especially after this past winter and spring.

Minnesota really sucks. Ya don't live here, ya only exist in Minnesota.
stinky towel head

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Jun 23, 2014
Smelly wrote:
I'm I invited?
let's have a American only festival in Minneapolis, you have to be born in America, and speak only ENGLISH !!
Seattle Sausage

New York, NY

#5 Jun 26, 2014
Nothing wrong with a little Somali Sausage.
White Woman Cocktail

Green Bay, WI

#6 Jun 26, 2014
Seattle Sausage wrote:
Nothing wrong with a little Somali Sausage.
Stay off the Somali thread. Freak.
Old Vet

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Jun 27, 2014
stinky towel head wrote:
<quoted text>
let's have a American only festival in Minneapolis, you have to be born in America, and speak only ENGLISH !!
Seems like if Somali gatherings are OK then we should be able to have an American gathering.

However the MSRA Back to the Fifties car show fits the bill for what you propose. In fact they don't even recommend staying at a hotel in Brooklyn Park/Center, a sound recommendation. Would you stay at a hotel in that area?

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#8 Jun 27, 2014
Old Vet wrote:
<quoted text>
Seems like if Somali gatherings are OK then we should be able to have an American gathering.
However the MSRA Back to the Fifties car show fits the bill for what you propose. In fact they don't even recommend staying at a hotel in Brooklyn Park/Center, a sound recommendation. Would you stay at a hotel in that area?
Classic car shows are pretty much all American. But I think you are forgetting the upcoming July 4th holiday. Picnics, races, trips to the shooting range, barbecue, etc. About as American as it gets.
redemmed

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Jun 30, 2014
not the same, let's go to smel ali and have a 4 th of July American Independence day.

they need to speak English
and have one flag the American flag

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cantmakeitup wrote:
<quoted text>
Classic car shows are pretty much all American. But I think you are forgetting the upcoming July 4th holiday. Picnics, races, trips to the shooting range, barbecue, etc. About as American as it gets.

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