Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Russia takes back Alaska


Citing "a threatening wave of American nationalism," Russia has annexed Alaska. "It makes sense," said a bare-chested Vladimir Putin. "I mean, I can see Wasilla from my house."   …Bing.com · 12 hours ago

Russia takes back Alaska

By Marion Algier – Palin-Cruz 2016  -  AskMarion

Pretty funny and certainly makes the point that what Governor and Former Republican VP Candidate, Sarah Palin says gets notice!  And more and more of what she has said, and was once dismissed for by the Progressive government controlled mainstream media, was and is absolutely right on and true!  As did Palin’s prediction that Russia would invade the Ukriane if Obama were elected, that prompted Tina Fey’s whole… I can see “Alaska from my house” skit as well as this April Fool’s prank.

Take Back Alaska... Rally

Russians in Moscow's Red Square hold banners reading, "Love You Crimea!" "Together For All Time" and "Obama, Think About Alaska!" during a March 18 rally celebrating the annexation of Crimea.  (Photo: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA/Landov)

Not An April Fools' Joke: Russians Petition To Get Alaska Back

On the March 23 episode of BBC One's "Andrew Marr Talk Show," Vladimir Chizhov, who is Russia's ambassador to the EU, also brought up Russia's historical claim to Alaska to another guest that day, U.S. Sen. John …

 April Fools…

One of the greatest April fool's pranks EVER, orchestrated by Porky Bickar, happened in Alaska:

From the Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time in which Porky's prank was #16:

1974: Residents of Sitka, Alaska were alarmed when the long-dormant volcano neighboring them, Mount Edgecumbe, suddenly began to belch out billows of black smoke. People spilled out of their homes onto the streets to gaze up at the volcano, terrified that it was active again and might soon erupt. Luckily it turned out that man, not nature, was responsible for the smoke. A local practical joker named Porky Bickar had flown hundreds of old tires into the volcano's crater and then lit them on fire, all in a (successful) attempt to fool the city dwellers into believing that the volcano was stirring to life. According to local legend, when Mount St. Helens erupted six years later, a Sitka resident wrote to Bickar to tell him, "This time you've gone too far!"

Read more about the eruption here

See the real 'eruption' photo here



More about Porky's April Fool's Day

May your day be full of good fun…

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