Politics

The Most Memorable (and Embarrassing) Presidential Debate Gaffes

Presidential debates (and by extension, vice-presidential debates) have been a common litmus test for presidential candidates running for the oval office. But as many of us know, public speaking doesn’t always go smoothly. Embarrassing debate gaffes are peppered throughout campaign history, so we’re bringing you a list of all the biggest debate fails out there. …

The Most Memorable (and Embarrassing) Presidential Debate Gaffes Read More »

Democrat Sex Scandals

No matter what time of year it is, (be it an American election or otherwise) political sex scandals span both the Democratic and Republican parties. From Political Johns to lowly adulterers, the two are pretty even in terms of sex scandals since 1976. Democrat scandals have edged ahead in recent years though! This is a politician list of …

Democrat Sex Scandals Read More »

Anti-Gay Activists Who Were Caught Being Gay

Anti-Gay Activists Who Were Caught Being Gay

In 2014 it was revealed that Republican North Carolina Senate candidate Steve Wiles once performed as a drag queen, proving once again that conservative, anti-gay activists aren’t always what they seem. This list of conservative anti-gay activists who turned out to be gay includes state and national leaders whose homophobic convictions were actually nothing more …

Anti-Gay Activists Who Were Caught Being Gay Read More »

The Craziest Things That Have Ever Happened on the Floor of Congress

While it’s easy to point to the House of Commons as the craziest legislative body in the western world, the US Congress is no slouch. Brawls, filibusters, fights, and bizarre bills are among the more outlandish things you may have heard about Congress, and with more than two hundred years of history, Washington has seen it all. …

The Craziest Things That Have Ever Happened on the Floor of Congress Read More »

33 Famous Athletes Who Are Democrats

This list contains information about athletes who are Democrats, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous boxers, NBA stars, and NFL players support the Democratic party. Some of these athletes are very outspoken about their political affiliation, while others are quieter on the subject. One former NBA star was even elected to the U.S. …

33 Famous Athletes Who Are Democrats Read More »

US Presidents with the Strangest Hobbies

Let’s face it, it takes a pretty uncommon person to become president. That probably means that there are going to be more than a few US presidents with weird hobbies. Given that a good number of presidents didn’t have television or even radio, they had to find something to do with all their time. Some of …

US Presidents with the Strangest Hobbies Read More »

Historical Events You Won’t Believe Happened at the Same Time

  In 2014, two separate Reddit users—ShyneBox and mitch3a—posted essentially the same question to AskReddit, several months apart: What are some events in history that you never would’ve guessed happened around the same time? The response was awesome, with almost 15,000 combined comments. Super-popular blogger Jason Kottke linked to both threads and the conversation spread like …

Historical Events You Won’t Believe Happened at the Same Time Read More »