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Does Russia Want Alaska Back?
American Thinker ^ | March 3, 2014 | M. Catharine Evans

Posted on 03/03/2014 6:39:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin’s prescient assertion in 2008 that electing Barack Obama would embolden Russia to take on sovereign countries like Ukraine certainly seems to have been on the mark. Ironically, Tina Fey’s parody on "Saturday Night Live", taken for the truth about Palin exclaiming that she can see Russia from her house may also come true. I just hope we don't all wind up seeing Russia from our window.

After the events in Ukraine this past week followed by President Obama’s lackadaisical response at a press conference Saturday and Palin’s original remark that Russia can be seen from “land here in Alaska,” a 2012 article from The Voice of Russia reads a bit more ominously.

Sergei Sayenko writes:

…the purchase of Alaska has been surrounded by numerous rumors and myths. Some say that the US did not pay Russia in full; others insist that Alaska was not sold but was leased for 99 years. There is also a belief that the purchase treaty had been repeatedly violated, so it can be contested these days. The purchase of Alaska once inspired a popular Russian pop-rock band Lyube to compose a humorous song called ‘Don`t be a fool, America, give us Alaska back’. The song reflects Russia`s worries about Alaska, although the text has some historical inaccuracies.

…It must be mentioned, however, that at the time when the deal was signed, many Russians regretted that Alaska was no longer theirs.

…In the 20th century large oil and gas fields worth hundreds of millions of dollars were discovered in Alaska. Since then the region has turned into an actively developing US state with the highest per-capita GDP in the nation....

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; Russia; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; bhorussia; coldwar2; communism; obama; palin; putin; russia; sovietunion; ukraine; wolverines
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Oh, good grief! Is there nothing this meshugana kafin kup kuhni lemmel can't screw up?
1 posted on 03/03/2014 6:39:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In appeasement I have no doubt that 0bama will return Alaska to Russia.


2 posted on 03/03/2014 6:42:01 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hopefully Obama would at least up a real fight for Alaska


3 posted on 03/03/2014 6:42:10 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m wondering if the Indians want Manhattan back. De Blasio would probably sell it for $23, what it will be worth when the remaining taxpayers abandon ship.


4 posted on 03/03/2014 6:43:02 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s give them Massachusetts. They have to take all their politicians, too.


5 posted on 03/03/2014 6:44:36 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: C210N

Heck, odumbo will probably give back California to the mexiclowns if he got his way. They vote anyways..


6 posted on 03/03/2014 6:44:56 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; onyx; GeronL; SkyDancer; RedMDer; trisham
I think he would do just to spite Sarah and America.

And it would the stupidest thing he could do.

Which means of course he would do it.

7 posted on 03/03/2014 6:45:00 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, they might considering we have a flaming moonbat pajama boy CIC that can’t be impeached because he is black.

Might as well take BC and Washington State as well.


8 posted on 03/03/2014 6:45:35 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: KC_Lion

lol

It sure seems like he chooses the dumbest options


9 posted on 03/03/2014 6:45:39 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barry IS the modern King Midas in reverse turning Gold Into LEAD since 2009!

Putting anything past him is inadvisable at best.

Since the real world isnt a straightline.....the concept of FORWARD is horribly ambiguous and dangerous in that a puke like obama can go forward in which ever direction he thinks he needs to proceed in... at any given moment.

Alaska? ya never know


10 posted on 03/03/2014 6:45:58 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: blueunicorn6

Why stop there? Throw in the rest of New England and New York!


11 posted on 03/03/2014 6:46:13 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: GeronL

Don’t bet on it. Alaska is mainly populated by white people.


12 posted on 03/03/2014 6:46:35 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: GeronL

Alaskans won’t depend on that loser for anything; least their own defense. I continue to have this dream where I hear on the TV that Obama has just fled the White House.


13 posted on 03/03/2014 6:46:45 PM PST by Eska
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There goes Season 10 of Deadliest catch LOL!


14 posted on 03/03/2014 6:47:49 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: KC_Lion

0bama does not know the anger or hell hath no fury of Americans since he’s spent his whole life in Chi-Congo getting names on a petition.


15 posted on 03/03/2014 6:48:14 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: Eska

I have had those dreams too....


16 posted on 03/03/2014 6:48:19 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

OR better yet there is old fishing saying here

How thing done in Alaska

There is right way, wrong way, and Norgerian way


17 posted on 03/03/2014 6:48:39 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if he could, 0bama would crawl up to Putin begging for appeasement and mercy, offering Alaska as a token of ‘good will’

and I’m only half joking...


18 posted on 03/03/2014 6:49:05 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Give away a state? Uh...no. If it were anybody but 0bama I’d say it’s too stupid to consider, but even so it remains too stupid to do. Call this one dark fantasizing, but no.


19 posted on 03/03/2014 6:49:27 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: SkyDancer
Russia taking Alaska is a looonnnnggg shot.

I have no doubt they would love to have it but Alaska is a US state. Not simply a US territory.

Russia moving in any way on Alaska would be an act of war

20 posted on 03/03/2014 6:50:04 PM PST by LMAO (Insurgent conservative)
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