Posted by: coastcontact | March 8, 2014

What Country Are We In?

The Ukraine was part of the Russian Empire since 1783. It became an independent nation as a result of the breakup of the USSR in 1989.

Alsace-Lorraine is a frontier area between Germany and France of about 5,000 square miles. It was ceded by France to Germany in 1871 after the Franco-German War. Then was retroceded to France in 1919 after World War I, was ceded again to Germany in 1940 during World War II, and was again retroceded to France in 1945. The area has a large German-speaking population.

The Mexican-American War (Mexico-United States [1846-48]) resulted in Mexico ceding California, Arizona, and New Mexico to the United States. Texas had previously won its independence from Mexico with the help of the United States.

At least 50% of today’s California population are Spanish speaking. Most are probably from Mexico. Using Russian logic Mexico should consider re-annexing Alta-California.

Maine wreakage 1898

Wreckage of USS Maine, 1898. The sinking of the Maine was not an action by the Spanish. Investigations revealed that more than 5 long tons (5.1 t) of powder charges for the vessel’s six and ten-inch guns had detonated, obliterating the forward third of the ship.

Should these regional boundary disputes be subject to approval of the entire world? Why is the United States the court of justice? Other than WWI and WWII America’s track record in policing the world has been dismal.

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  1. right on..

      rootiebar

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