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A recent petition at the White House:

We petition the Obama Administration to:

Alaska back to Russia.

Groups Siberian russians crossed the Isthmus (now the Bering Strait) 16-10 thousand years ago.

Russian began to settle on the Arctic coast, Aleuts inhabited the Aleutian Archipelago.

First visited Alaska August 21, 1732, members of the team boat “St. Gabriel ¬Ľunder the surveyor Gvozdev and assistant navigator I. Fedorov during the expedition Shestakov and DI Pavlutski 1729-1735 years

Vote for secession of Alaska from the United States and joining Russia

Created: Mar 21, 2014

Issues: Civil Rights and Liberties, Government Reform, Human Rights

Signatures needed by April 20, 2014 to reach goal of 100,000 94,661

Total signatures on this petition 5,339

[emphasis added]

There is the small matter of the 1867 purchase agreement – seven million, two hundred thousand dollars in gold.

Does anyone wonder if those signing this were thinking it would make Sarah Palin a Russian citizen?