2016 Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s father Rafael Cruz was born in Cuba. At the age of 14, he joined the Cuban Revolution eventually suffering abuse from the regime of Fulgencio Batista. He eventually fled to the United States before Fidel Castro took power. While he had joined Castro’s cause, he apparently said he had noContinue reading “Fun Fact: Ted Cruz’s Dad Fought For Castro”
In debates on the separation of church and state, those in favor of faith/church getting into government often cite the term “separation of church and state” does not appear in the Constitution. The major reason for this is that Thomas Jefferson himself coined the term in a letter to Baptists which were published in aContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Coining of the Separation of Church and State”
Former astronaut Jack Swigert won an election to Congress in the early 1980’s to serve in the House (representing Colorado) as a Republican. But before being sworn in, a surprising rapid case of cancer ended his life at 51 years old.
Millie was George H.W. Bush’s dog during his presidency, she was a English Springer Spaniel. Her master used the dog in his own presidential campaign saying that Millie had more knowledge in foreign affairs than Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
Before his severe legal trouble in recent memory and his time serving as campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort had advised and lobbied for many on the right wing. He advised Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bob Dole. He also helped the disgraced (and pro-Russian) Ukrianian President Viktor Yanukovych. Even moreContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Evil Work of Paul Manafort”