Oregon had the only state-sponsored rock festival in United States history, Vortex I. It was an elaborate ploy to lure young people away from Portland during a planned visit by President Richard Nixon.
The Gospel of Judas claims the other disciples had not learned the true Gospel, which Jesus taught only to Judas… also suggests that Christ planned the course of events which led to his death and Judas was simply obedient in assisting the suicide by government.
The government is putting the new Department of Homeland Security headquarters on a campus that had originally been established by Congress as the Government Hospital for the Insane.
One proposal to get rid of Castro was to spread rumors that he was the Antichrist, then fake the second coming; a US submarine would project an image of Jesus on some clouds near Havana while firing star-shells. A loudspeaker would be the voice of Jesus, urging them to renounce communism.
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s family filed a civil case in 1999, alleging that his assassination was the result of a police/federal conspiracy, and won. Their restitution? $100, to prove it was not for financial gain.
The North Korean government is one of the largest counterfeiters of U.S. $50 and $100-dollar bills, dubbed “superdollars,” as they are so close to the real thing that they’ve been referred to as “just U.S dollars not made by the U.S. government.“
Wikipedia had to ban IP’s from Congress to stop them from changing each other’s entries.
The shortest Governing Administration that Puerto Rico has had was that of Andrés González Muñoz who was appointed Governor in the morning of January 11, 1898 and died on the afternoon of that same day.
At the time of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, government officials falsely reported 375 deaths to protect real estate prices, even though the figure is estimated to be at minimum 3000.