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 »under 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
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?