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The Tribulations of Phyllis Kahn Continue

The glorious long-run future of the Democrats’ Obama Coalition is being test-run in an obscure Democratic legislative primary in Minneapolis. From Minneapolis City Pages:

Phyllis Kahn alleges election judge called her “old Jewish lady,” opponent “Muslim brother”
By Aaron Rupar Wed., Jul. 2 2014 at 8:00 AM 14 Comments

The campaign of Rep. Phyllis Kahn (D-Minneapolis) has filed two complaints regarding improprieties that have allegedly taken place during her heated primary battle with Mohamud Noor.

One alleges that a Minneapolis elections judge named Fadmo called Kahn “an old Jewish Lady” while interpreting the primary ballot for a Somali man who was recently at City Hall to cast his absentee ballot. On the other hand, Fadmo characterized Noor as “our Muslim brother,” the complaint says.

If the Somali voter passed the citizenship test, why isn’t he literate in English? Why does he need fellow Somali Fadmo to tell him which squiggle on the ballot represents “our Muslim brother” and which squiggle “an old Jewish lady?”

The white man must stop trying to suppress the right to vote of illiterate Somali citizens; in the spirit of cultural sensitivity, candidates names should appear on the ballots not only in Arabic, but, for the illiterate, should come marked with symbols instantly recognizable to a Somali as Good (e.g., Mohamud Noor’s name could be accompanied by a picture of an AK-47) or Bad (e.g., a sow).

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  1. meep says:

    People over the age of sixty don’t need to pass the English test in order to get naturalized. And the level of English necessary is very low. We were doing the application for my husband and he was appalled by how little English they required.

  2. Ed says:

    Labels like these should be required to be on the ballot for all candidates, in all elections. They would really make voting so much easier.

  3. Francis says:

    Why ever grant citizenship to anyone, anglophone or otherwise?

    If you have a law granting citizenship by place of birth, eventually everyone will be a citizen or, if they have children, a parent of citizens. Giving away citizenship is an unnecessary dilution of its value.

  4. Jefferson says:

    I have a feeling we are going to see more clashes between Jews and Muslims in the future as America becomes more vibrantly diverse.

    Jewish political elites are going to regret helping import Mogadishu into The United States, because the extreme hatred that Somalis have for Jews would make even a Neo Nazi skinhead blush.

  5. Anon says:

    Bill O’Reilly exchange with Charles Krauthammer:

    O’Reilly: How do you secure the border, Charles?

    Krauthammer: You start with a fence. It’s very simple. …If fences don’t work, why is there one around the White House? If they don’t work, why is it that the Israeli fence, which separates Israel from the West Bank, has cut down terror attacks within Israel by 99%? Fences work.

  6. J-Man says:

    Kirk: You fled. Why? Were you afraid?
    Khan: I’ve never been afraid.
    Kirk: But you left at the very time mankind needed courage.
    Khan: [angrily] We offered the world ORDER!

  7. Phyllis can’t be defeated quickly enough.

  8. Cookies says:

    It couldn’t have happened to a nicer old Jewish lady.

  9. “Krauthammer: You start with a fence. It’s very simple. …If fences don’t work, why is there one around the White House? If they don’t work, why is it that the Israeli fence, which separates Israel from the West Bank, has cut down terror attacks within Israel by 99%? Fences work.”

    Yeah, fences work. Deportations too.

    But what prevents them from being used?

    Krauty should look to his own clan.

  10. Anonymous says:

    I can’t honestly say I relish the idea of Somali immigrants electing “their Muslim brothers[s]” to the Minnesota state legislature, but they’re already here, after all. They might as well do something useful, and if putting an end to Ms. Kahn’s political career isn’t “useful,” than the word has simply lost all meaning.

  11. So, the Angry Jewish Female has problems with that?

    She should emulate whites. Whites are called ‘privileged whites’, ‘angry white males’, and ‘white bread’, but white folks just take it all without complaint.

    Time she followed the same advice.

    PS. She aint exactly young.

  12. As there are so many powerful Jews in government, it’s about time we had a WISE MUSLIM.

  13. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2677079/You-think-I-dont-cops-Drunken-NYU-student-shames-cringe-worthy-viral-video-claiming-family-owns-half-Manhattan-dont.html?ito=video_player_click

    Mel Gibson’s favorite Jew. I think they would agree on pretty much everything, especially after a few drinks.

    Drunk Mel: Jews!!!! They control everything!!!!

    Drunk Shalam: Damn right!!! My family alone controls half of Manhattan!!!!

    ———————-

    I call for a beer summit between the two. Gary Oldman can be the bartender.

  14. No white bread America to be found in the 60th district in the Minnesota state house.

    Therefore, KKKrazy Glue loses its adhesive qualities.

  15. Abe says:Website

    So how is this any different (really) from an African-American bring-out-the-warm bodies drive? Too cold in November to get out of bed & vote? Tell them the Republican candidate is going to to repeal the Civil Rights Act/end all low-income assistance/take away their right to vote. In the wonderful world of vibrant America, politics will not be so much an arena of ideas and persuasion as who has the better logistics.

  16. The wrath of Kahn’s attorney ( a bad cop ?) is puzzling, since this Old Jewish lady with a penchant for a putinesque-style PR , distanced herself from the allegations being made by her campaign.

    ” But Kahn finds that it’s her scientific background that serves her best as a legislator. Whether the issue is privacy in genetic testing or legality of same-sex marriage,she seeks to appeal to logic when other lawmakers are swayed by emotion or anecdotes.”

    And being the representative of something called Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, it is a clear that Mrs. Kahn always recognizes the priorities of hers constituents.

  17. Anonymous says:

    That’s the whole point. And yes, Phyllis “Wrath of” Kahn (“Kaaaaaaaahhhhhnnnnnn!”) will pay the price. Her career is very likely over. If not now, then inevitably in the next election cycle as Muslim Somalis eject the Jewish old lady and elect a guy who is a Muslim and Somali. This was the inevitable result of making Mogadishu in Minnesota.

    And just like Ricardo Montalban quoting Shakespeare in the finale of “Wrath of Khan” wanting to die to kill Kirk rather than survive and be rescued though defeated, Phyllis “Wrath of” Kahn would rather have her career end than be subject to White Bread, “boring” White men and women who like baseball and hot dogs and the flag. And Mom and Apple Pie.

    There is nothing that women especially will not punish for the crime of being boring. Would Jews rather be treated like they would in Mogadishu than live in Mary Tyler Moore’s Minnesota? Sure. So too would most WASP SWPL trendoids. That’s human nature.

  18. The tribulations of Phyllis Kahn continue | Reaction Times says:Website

    […] Source: Steve Sailer […]

  19. Mrs. Kahn schmoozing herself:
    ….Although sometimes, she admits, looking at lawmaking as a scientist “can make you feel like a hard-hearted nerd.”

    Which perfectly explains why Phyllis gets all soft-hearted for the cultures of traditional values. Unlike the Republican Minority Leader Marty Seifert* who criticized Kahn’s bill, and in response said it would “turn us into a cold Arkansas.”

    ( *Marty knows that unloading on the three million strong brethren is an acceptable exercise of noticing; while invoking a possibility of Minnesotans transgressing to the values of the third-world poster boy definition of failed state could end up with a SPLC’s warrant on his political future.)

  20. Mr. Anon says:

    If Mrs. Kahn’s predicament weren’t so funny, it would be………

    ……..nah, nevermind. It’s just funny.

  21. Mr. Anon says:

    Some enterprising TV producer should come out with a new Mary Tyler Moore show. She could be a bright-eyed, chipper SWPL girl, fresh from leftist indoctrination at one of the seven sisters, working in that newsroom in Minneapolis. Murray would be replaced by a surly, dead-eyed Somali who calls her a whore. Mr. Grant would be a sour old stalinist creep played by………..Ed Asner.

  22. anonymous says:

    Why stop there? In the UK the Labour Party introduced something called ‘postal votes’ in a deliberate move to harvest the ethnic vote. Postal votes are filled up at home and mailed to the polling station. What has happened is that Labour votes are delivered literally by the bagfull to the polling station and the ballot papers are inavariably written by the same hand ie an inam’s or so called community leader’s hand.

  23. From wikipedia;
    According to the University of Minnesota’s The Wake, Kahn was aware the bill had little chance of passing but introduced it anyway to draw attention to the issue.
    She reportedly got the idea after learning that cousin marriage is an acceptable form of marriage among some cultural groups that have a strong presence in Minnesota, namely the Hmong and Somali.[4]“

    How do you explain that Cornell/Harvard/Princeton University/Yale trained scientist- turned legislator eagerly looks for an approval among the freshly imported fine young, and not so, cannibals, but in the same time does not hide her disdain for the traditionalism of native Minnesotans?
    You know, a genuine fellow citizens, maybe not so sophisticated like the newcomers, but definitely still of the Farmer- Labor milieu …

  24. Orthodox says:

    I wonder how hard it would be to work your way into the department that oversees refugee resettlement. If you used election results and demographic trend data, you could make sure you’re resettlements would result in the most diverse and vibrant elections possible.

  25. As far as I can tell, to paraphrase Sailer on the similar case of the imploding self-righteousness, Kahn is smart, ambitious, egomaniacal, humorless, pedantic, snobbish…. (i.e. minus sexy part)
    And a person who would try to pull a fast one such as this, probably shares Sontag’s sentiment about the particular color-coded race being described as the cancer of human history.

  26. george says:

    Immigrants + no excuses absentee ballots = fraud

    Scrap ‘on demand’ postal voting to curb fraud, says judge

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-26520836

  27. Anonymous says:

    Some enterprising TV producer should come out with a new Mary Tyler Moore show. She could be a bright-eyed, chipper SWPL girl, fresh from leftist indoctrination at one of the seven sisters, working in that newsroom in Minneapolis. Murray would be replaced by a surly, dead-eyed Somali who calls her a whore. Mr. Grant would be a sour old stalinist creep played by………..Ed Asner.

    This, FTW.

  28. Anonymous says:

    In the UK the Labour Party introduced something called ‘postal votes’ in a deliberate move to harvest the ethnic vote..

    Its not quite as straightforward as that. Postal votes have existed for some time. The postal vote was there as a legitimate means for people traveling, in hospital, housebound etc to vote. But recent governments Labour and Conservative have expanded the system, encouraged it in fact, supposedly to counter the falling turnout and voter apathy.

    It makes a nonsense of a system that was actually quite good at combating electoral fraud, something that had been absent since the 19th century, now reintroduced via vibrancy and postal voting. Even the most naive would have to admit it totally invalidates the concept of privacy in voting. Nevermind outright fraud.

    Of course the voter apathy is there as they realise that the mainstream parties no longer act in their interests but dont expect those parties to address that anytime soon.

  29. Dr. Doom says:

    This is not a bug, but a feature. If these old Jews are shocked at how badly they’re treated by Somali Muslims, then just wait until they see just how well the new Brown Tide from Mexistan treats them. The Spanish Inquisition ended Centuries ago in Spain, but somehow I don’t think the news has reached the Colonies as of yet. Because Passenger Pigeons are extinct now…

  30. meep says:

    I was walking through Corona (south American, Spanish speaking part of Queens) and a street side Spanish book vendor was selling The International Jew along ruth a bunch of more neutral religious, pop fiction and self help titles. Vibrancy!

  31. @ Skyislander “I call for a beer summit between the two. Gary Oldman can be the bartender.”

    Well played, sir. Well played.

  32. Brutusale says:

    As I say whenever Louisville plays Kentucky in college hoops, can they both lose?

  33. Why prolonging the agony for the next five, ten, or fifteen years, when you can drop the towel and let the vibrant young Somalis have it their waytoday?

    Maybe someday they will enjoy the ice fishing.”

  34. M_Young says:

    “Mr. Grant would be a sour old stalinist creep played by………..Ed Asner.”

    LOL.

  35. Published on February 3, 1989, San Jose Mercury News (CA)

    BILL WOULD LET 12-YEAR-OLDS VOTE

    A state lawmaker has proposed that 12-year-olds be allowed to vote in state elections, saying arguments against her bill are the same ones once used by opponents of voting rights for women and blacks.

    ”It’s kind of an adult supremacist attitude,” state Rep. Phyllis Kahn said Thursday as she introduced her bill calling for a constitutional amendment on the state ballot next year.

    About whether most children are mature enough to vote, Kahn said, “The alternative is just because….

    ——————————————————————————————————–

    What could possibly go wrong with the expanding general suffrage rights onto Miley Ray Cyrus’ fun base ? And do we really gain anything at all by curbing that wrecking ball for a few more years?

    And what could possible be more humane than a giving the opportunity to your tired, your poor, your huddled masses of the underage gate-crashers to proceed straight from the ICE motel accommodation to the voting boot ?

    And why Nickelodeon wouldn’t be able to further synergizes its relationship with the White House, and expand into Sunday morning political punditry clusterfudge ?

    And, finally, why there are some silly paranoids - with a kind of an adult supremacist attitude – who thinks that WWU(nderage) mixed with already victorious WWG & WWT could be just a prelude for a namblatant attempt to legalize WWP ?

    Hey, if Johny is mature enough to drop the ballot, than he’s definitely ripe to let Allan Ginsberg show him his purple finger.

  36. Hideous says:

    Note that the election official spoke the simple truth: one candidate was an old jewish lady and the other was the official’s and voter’s muslim brother. So the old jewish lady’s complaint is essentially that the truth is harmful to her and should therefore be suppressed.

    Honestly, I think the election official should be limited to reading the actual words on the ballot to the illiterate voter without any editorial comment or explanation, but hearing liberals whine about how the truth hurts them provokes massive schadenfreude.

  37. “I have a feeling we are going to see more clashes between Jews and Muslims in the future as America becomes more vibrantly diverse”

    In the UK there are surprisingly few such clashes, the natives tending to get the brunt of Islamic extremism. I imagine that’s generally considered a price worth paying – the rationale being that ordinary UK citizens looking at things like the 7/7 bombings or the Lee Rigby murder are less likely to care when another airstrike is called in on Gaza.

    I see incidentally that Obama has announced another 500m of US money to fund arms and training for the “good rebels” in Syria. Looks like ISIS are about to get more hardware upgrades.

  38. LKM says:

    On a related note, has anyone noticed how quickly Somali women in western countries balloon into morbidly obese land-whales within about six months of getting there? I have to walk through a ~50% Somali community-housing development to get to school and it’s painfully obvious, even through the billowing clothes they wear, that every single woman over 25 is obese.

  39. Cracks Appearing In Democratic Coalition | Somalidiasporanews.com says:Website

    […] Steve Sailor asks a reasonable question: […]

  40. All part of the transformation.
    Old: Citizens tire of their elected officials and vote them out of office.
    New: Elected officials tire of their citizens and replace them.

  41. Do we want old-man Patterson here with his finger on the button?

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