Vigo County, Indiana has voted correctly with the winner in every presidential election since 1956, and in all but two since 1892.
4 percent of Americans believe that shape-shifting “Lizard People” are in political control of the US and the world. 7 percent were unsure.
A programmer that had previously worked for NASA, testified under oath that voting machines can be manipulated by the software he helped develop.
Only one member of Congress voted against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists after 9/11, stating that they should be “careful not to embark on an open-ended war with neither an exit strategy nor a focused target.”
When asked what was the greatest political fact of modern times, Otto Von Bismarck (the man who unified Germany) responded that it was “the inherited and permanent fact that North America speaks English.”
At one time, Sweden’s 9th most voted for political party was The Donald Duck Party. They promised free beer and wider sidewalks.
Russian voters used to have a box on their ballots to vote for “against all”.
Nearly 30% of Americans believe an armed rebellion might be necessary in order to protect liberties.
Marion Barry, the former mayor of Washington DC and now a Council member, has reportedly taken a stand against taxing yogurt, saying that a yogurt tax is “crazy,” and pointing out that “Yogurt is really more healthy than some other things, as is cottage cheese.”
However, there isn’t actually a yogurt tax. Barry apparently misheard a reporter who asked him about a so-called “yoga tax,” which is a proposed tax on gyms and health clubs.
The song “Mambo No. 5” was initially chosen for 2000’s Democratic National Convention, but this idea was scrapped due to the line “A little bit of Monica in my life.”