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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: Maybe learn Canadian as a Second Language


February 15, 2019

Ian Hammond, which sounds like an actual name and not a user name, started as a joke an online petition to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion to help pay down the U.S. debt, arguing that: “We have too much debt and Montana is useless. Just tell them it has beavers or something.”

As of 11:30 p.m. Thursday the petition had just under 5,000 signers.

This is not any kind of real petition with aspirations of getting legislation changes on a ballot. It’s just a whimsical suggestion on Change.org, a website with the aspiration of creating social change through opinion polls started by...

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