Theodore Roosevelt believed that criminals should have been sterilized

Theodore Roosevelt believed that criminals should have been sterilized

Theodore “T.R.” Roosevelt,  (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909) In an 1894 article on immigration, Roosevelt said, “We must Americanize in every way, in speech, in political ideas and principles, and in their way of looking at relations between church and state. We welcome the […]

Codified Vice President would become President only after

The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice P. as well as responding to Presidential disabilities. It supersedes the ambiguous wording of Article II, Section 1, Clause 6 of the Constitution, which does […]

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine Tapley stated to never ever shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. Valentine died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard “During Abraham Lincoln‘s campaign for the presidency, a Missouri Democrat named Valentine Tapley from Pike County, Missouri, swore that he would never shave again if Abe were elected.Tapley kept his word and kept […]

The salary of the President of the United States is all-time low

The salary of the President of the United States is actually at an all-time low, if adjusted for inflation “As of 2001, the president earns a $400,000 annual salary, along with a $50,000 annual expense account, a $100,000 nontaxable travel account and $19,000 for entertainment.[77][78] The most recent raise in salary was approved by Congress […]

Boston Bruin Goalie Tim Thomas refused to meet the President

Boston Bruin Goalie Tim Thomas refused to meet the President

Former Boston Bruin Goalie Tim Thomas refused to meet the President in 2012 because he believed “the Federal government has grown out of control…in direct opposition to the Constitution and the Founding Father’s vision” “Thomas and wife Melissa have three children: daughters Kiley, born August 2000 and Kelsey, born May 2005, and son Keegan, born […]

Albert Einstein was asked to be the president of Israel he declined

Albert Einstein was asked to be the president of Israel he declined

Einstein was a prominent supporter of both Labor Zionism and efforts to encourage Jewish-Arab cooperation. He supported the creation of a Jewish national homeland in the British mandate of Palestine but was initially opposed to the idea of a Jewish state with borders, an army, and a measure of temporal power.” Fred Jerome in his […]