Former President, President for Life and then Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa of the Central African Republic ate the flesh of his political enemies.
Former Alabama state Senator Steve Windom didn’t leave his chair during a 12 hour dispute, notably urinating in a jug, because he was afraid the Democrats would steal it.
North Korean “researchers” have concluded that North Korea is the second happiest country behind China.
A young Charlie Wilson’s dog was killed by a next door neighbor who was running for city council by mixing crushed glass into the dog’s food. Charlie Wilson retaliated by driving 96 poor black voters to the polls ultimately causing his neighbor to lose the election.
Kim Jong-il was granted 54 titles, including ‘Glorious General, Who Descended From Heaven’, ‘Highest Incarnation of the Revolutionary Comradely Love’ and ‘Amazing politician’.
Richard Nixon was a fan of rap music. In a 1990 interview with the New York Times, he said, “I have often thought that if there had been a good rap group around in those days I might have chosen a career in music instead of politics.”
The US, working with Hanes and Levi’s, pressured the Haitian government to block a minimum wage increase. Haitian workers are the lowest-paid in the western hemisphere.
The US economy has doubled in size since 1983, but the bottom 90% of earners have seen no growth in their income.
Political prisoners in North Korea are sent to concentration camps very similar to the ones used by Nazi Germany, complete with forced labor, unethical medical experimentation, and severe malnutrition.
A town is Minnesota selects their mayor by drawing a name out of a hat. Currently a four year old is mayor.