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Old 03-27-2014, 01:52 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Moscow’s annexation of Crimea was condemned worldwide, but some people in Alaska apparently are yearning for the days when they, too, were part of Mother Russia.

A petition on the White House website created by “S.V.” of Anchorage is calling on Alaskans and others to "vote" for Alaska to secede from the U.S. and become a part of Russia.

Thousands sign WhiteHouse.gov petition for Alaska to secede -- to Russia | Fox News

 
Old 03-27-2014, 05:20 AM
 
Location: Roanoke Valley, VA, U.S.A.
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What?

Unlike Ukraine, no one is a live from when the territory was Russian.

I'm not Sourdough, but Russian culture in AK is weak.

nothing to be concerned about.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 05:22 AM
 
Location: Roanoke Valley, VA, U.S.A.
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Oh, wait, it's from Fox news, of course.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 05:38 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Ain't gonna happen, even if every single Alaskan resident gets behind it. That's just how the US of A rolls.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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This was on facebook a week ago too. Some dumb SOB with nothing better to do I guess.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 08:14 AM
 
Location: USA
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Funny
 
Old 03-27-2014, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Dangling from a mooses antlers
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I wouldn't mind having the Yukon Territory join up with Alaska. They've got like mined people over there as well as some excellent oilfields and gold deposits.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Anchorage Suburbanites and part time Willowbillies
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Even better...how about Yukon, Northwest, and Nunavut Territories leave Canada, Alaska leaves the lower 48 and we all form our own country?
 
Old 03-27-2014, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Area 51.5
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Oh, wait, it's from Fox news, of course.
What does that have to do with anything?
 
Old 03-27-2014, 06:03 PM
 
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I guess if Key West can do it, Alaska can too. (Conch Republic) I think it lasted a day...

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Although Hogfamily's idea sounds better. As long as us Lower 48ers can go too.
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