Skip to comments.So what if Putin says he wants Alaska back?
Posted on 03/22/2014 11:02:22 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Just wondering what would happen....never say never, right? How tepid would the USA react?
What if Putin said he just wanted "this island" of Alaska's, or "that small region"?
He might say Peter the Great did not represent the will of the Russian people when he sold the land to William Seward on behalf of the United States....
What would the nation do? What would the regime do? What would you do?
I don't think Putin would do this...frankly, as weak as I think Team Obama is, THIS would be enough to push them into military action.
I see another Absolut Vodka ad coming up.
We give him Vermont and call it square.
Alaska is probably promised to whoever owns our debt. I wouldn’t be surprised to find out that our nature resources are used as collateral.
If Obama becomes any more tyrannical, Alaska would vote for secession. haha
Palin would kick his ass back to the Stone Age.
Then he’ll ask for Northern California back as well...
I would imagine the 600,000 residents of Alaska might have something to say about that.
I emailed that question to my rep. the other day. I await her answer.
Glad to see there are others thinking the same.
You are probably correct. Even this loser of a president might draw the line there, but I think Putin might try anyway short of military action just to distract and preoccupy us.
I wonder if Obama is regretting his “Flexibility after the election” promise he made the Russians.
At some point even a pacifist might object to an invasion...
I’d be a lot more concerned about Mexico taking the southwest back. Its already overrun.
Oh I’m not to sure about that. Probably O’bummer doesn’t even know where Alaska is and would probably think it’s another country so he will give it up gladly since they did not vote for him.
No, not Alaska, we counter with Chicago.
He'll no doubt demand Russian Hill back, at least.
Mac daddy will reply in the most serious way by drawing and extra wide red line and follow it up with many, many, many more red lines. There tht will show them just how mad he really, really is and then he will go on another $250,000,000.00 tax payer vacation.
Some it would seem want to go to Russia, but they could be sleeper cells...
Call in all WWII debt from Russia. When Putin says, “But you forgave those WWII loans immediately after the war!” Respond by saying, “That was yesterday, today is today. Just as the sale of Alaska was yesterday.”
Our politicians have been preserving ANWAR for someone, and it ain’t the caribou.
I believe there’s a level or coordination between Washington and Moscow that we can’t even fathom.
If he wants it , now is the time to just take it. Obummer wont do a thing. Of course he has to watch out for Sarah Palin, she may just kick his macho ass.
It’s funny, I was thinking about the very same thing yesterday. My wife and I are active duty military. I am retiring 1 September of this year, but my wife has 7 more years to go. She just got orders for Elmendorf AFB yesterday. We’re excited, and I’ve been there TDY so I know how beautiful Anchorage is. Anyways, I was thinking what the regime would do if Putin declared Alaska was to be returned to Russia.
Secretary Kerry would insist that they refund the money paid for “Seward’s Folly”. ($7.2 Million, or 2 cents per acre)
But why? Eastern Siberia may hold gigantic mineral riches and huge reserves of petroleum and natural gas, so they don’t need Alaska.
...kind of like the overwhelming majority of Michigan voters had something to say about marriage, right?
The president will monitor the situation closely
Tell him to come and get it if he is man enough.
You lost me on that one - I lived in Alaska for 25 years and know the people well.
I’d consider lettin him have California if they could transport it to Russia
junior would give it back to him in a minute.
one less red state.
no...give him taxachusetts
There are very few Russians in Alaska, and none are being mistreated.
Alaskan oil goes to Putin approved recipients, and Putin doesn't need more oil.
Alaska has no more military or transportation value that existing Russian territory across the strait.
Alaska was a legitimate purchase, not a contested military spoil, and Russia was paid in full.
I don't recall any Russian-Alaskan disputes at all much less ones that could be blown up.
Fur coats? Can Alaskans get real fur coats? Russians don't want any of that fake crap.
“No, not Alaska, we counter with Chicago.”
No, Chicago goes to the Polish, Lithuanians, and others. Highland Park is where you find a sizable community of Russians/Russian-Americans. Also communities in New York, Maryland, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Washington, and California have populations of Russian/Russian-Americans greater than 10 percent. West Hollywood, California is one of those communities.
Well, us Alaskans would kick their behinds back to Moscow!
You obviously are very bored today.
Yeah we trade Deadliest catch crew for Vlady they kick his KGB a*** LOL!
OH yeah we have plenty of Alaskan freepers here too would tell Vlady where to stand and sit LOL!
Or have his head mounted on the side of Todd's tool shed.......................
That is a great scene. I love it. Well done.
The Mexicans want “Atzlan” back and they are succeeding. They have invaded us, not with their army, but an invasion just the same. Once here, they reproduce at an alarming rate, demand that the citizens pay for their education, healthcare and other welfare. They have protests and wave the Mexican flag.
They get people like Obama elected.
Throw in Detroit.
LOL!! Love it!
Puty: “Yeah, she’s my neighbor....and she’ll kick your scrawny ^zz!”
Putin: “You don’t scare me...I got chunks of guys like you...in my stool.”
“If Obama becomes any more tyrannical, Alaska would vote for secession. haha”
I was think that, too. “Please take us!”
In the end, you might have just ‘Vermont’ controlled and operated from the autonomous republic of White House.
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