Politics Facts

    Politics Facts

    Facts about the world of politics. Political trivia about governments, political figures, and government agencies.

    When George W. Bush was 30 years old, he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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    George W. Bush was also the head of the cheerleading team in his high school.
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    George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.
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    Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican.
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    Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped.
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    In 1789, the total U.S. federal government debt was $190,000.
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    J. Edgar Hoover liked to fire FBI agents whose palms were sweaty when shaking hands.
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    Jimmy Carter is the first U.S. President to have been born in a hospital.
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    John F. Kennedy was buried without his brain after it was lost during the autopsy!
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    John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic President of the USA!
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    No president of the United States was an only child.
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    Of all things, Andrew Jackson's tombstone does not mention that he served as the president of the United States!
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