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#1 Here's a better idea. Lets sells Manhattan island.
Posted by Iblis 2012-12-15 14:38||
#2 Im sure the Alaskans would love to cash out of the US. They could probably self finance with their resources.
Posted by bigjim-CA 2012-12-15 14:42||
#3 D.C. secret auction. Winner gets inhabitants, both full-time and elected.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-15 15:03||
#4 ibls - yes and DC
Posted by Water Modem 2012-12-15 15:17||
#5 Sounds like a damn good idea t mee. What squealing Washington would Make if the "Sell Alaska" Offer were genuine, It'd put the fearof the People in Government, once and for all.
I' suggest it, as a "Proof" tht there's other (Undisclosed) ways to end this FISCAL CLIFF screaming.
Not that there's anything wrong with it, But, it won't happen.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-12-15 15:24||
#6 It may be a bit too late. The alarms and audible warnings (Pull UP! Pull UP!) were ignored long, long ago.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-15 15:30||
#7 I'd say sell California but it's not worth a Tinker's damn.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-12-15 16:26||
#8 This article got me to thinking. Maybe the citizens of each state could pool their resources and buy back their individual states.
Posted by whitecollar redneck 2012-12-15 16:41||
#9 Libs will do anything to get rid of Palin.
Posted by KBK 2012-12-15 17:49||
#10 Thought I'd heard that Sarah et al. moved to Arizona.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-12-15 18:45||
#11 Sell the entire west coast, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Taxachussets, and Minnesota - and tell Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Wisconsin, Connecticut that they are next, unless they get their financial houses in order.
Posted by Lone Ranger 2012-12-15 20:29||
#12 Sell Texas and let Texas buy themselves. That way they could secede without a fuss.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-12-15 20:42||
#13 The Chinese will also take Guam + Hawaii since you're offerring.
FEAR NOTETH, OWG AMERIKKA, AHMADINEJAD + IRAN'S BLUE-WATER NAVY WILL STOP 'EM!
[WAYNE'S WORLD "THUMBS UP" here].
Turkey? Pakistan Navy? Come on now, its gotta be one of them!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-15 21:17||
#14 I like your thinking, rj.
Just give me a chance to move there so I can be a native-born citizen when they become a separate nation again. :-D
Posted by Barbara 2012-12-15 21:44||
#15 The Federal government owns way too much land. It depresses local property taxes and economic development. We should not sell sovereignty of this land only title to the highest bidder.
We could easily raise 5 trillion dollars at the outset, and then raise more every year from ongoing economic activity.
Let's start now.
Posted by rammer 2012-12-15 22:19||