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Alabama is the only state to have an alcoholic beverage as its official state drink, the Conecuh Ridge Whiskey.

In 1901, the first 10 football helmets were made in the city of Dayton, Alabama.

Alabama is home to the world’s largest cast iron statue, the Vulcan Statue, which stands at 56 feet tall.

Mobile, Alabama is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States.

The first electric trolley system in the world was established in Montgomery, Alabama in 1886.

In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake mustache in church that causes laughter.

The world’s largest office chair is located in Anniston, Alabama, standing at 33 feet tall and 31 feet wide.

In Alabama, it is illegal to flick a booger into the wind.

Alabama has more inland waterways than any other state in the United States.

The first 911 call in the United States was made in Haleyville, Alabama in 1968.

The state of Alabama has more species of freshwater fish than any other state in the country.

The town of Enterprise, Alabama is home to the world’s largest statue of an insect, a 17-foot-tall boll weevil.

The largest annual celebration of the arts, the Kentuck Festival of the Arts, is held in Northport, Alabama.

The city of Muscle Shoals, Alabama is known as the “Hit Recording Capital of the World” due to the number of hit records that have been recorded there.

In Alabama, it is illegal to drive a vehicle while blindfolded.

The world’s first known gold leafing in artwork was discovered in the state of Alabama.

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery is one of the largest and most prestigious Shakespeare festivals in the world.

The Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American military aviators in the United States, trained in Tuskegee, Alabama.

In the city of Athens, Alabama, it is illegal to walk down the street with an ice cream cone in your back pocket.

Alabama is home to the world’s largest cast-iron skillet, located in Birmingham, which weighs in at 100,000 pounds.

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Surprising Facts in US Politics

In 2018, the mayor of a small town in Pennsylvania was re-elected despite having died a month prior to the election.

In 2016, the town of Whitefish, Montana declared a state of emergency due to an influx of wealthy celebrities and political figures.

The Mayor of Hell, Michigan, offered to rename the town “Gay Hell” in 2019 to protest the Trump administration’s stance on LGBTQ+ rights.

The 2016 US Presidential Election saw a record number of write-in votes for “Harambe,” a gorilla who had been killed earlier that year.

In 2020, rapper Kanye West announced he was running for president, although he did not qualify for the ballot in all states.

In 2017, a politician in Maine suggested using guillotines to execute drug dealers.

In 2018, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia admitted to being a former CIA operative who had been abducted by aliens.

A 2017 poll found that 17% of respondents believed that “lizard people” control the world’s governments.

In 2019, a Republican candidate for Congress in California claimed to have been involved in a covert military mission to stop a “child sex trafficking ring” on Mars.

In 2020, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Florida claimed to have been abducted by aliens and had sex with extraterrestrial beings.

In 2020, President Trump suggested that injecting disinfectant could be a potential treatment for COVID-19, prompting widespread criticism from medical professionals.

In 2018, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Arizona dropped out of the race after it was revealed that she had previously worked as a stripper.

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Ten Weird Facts About Tim Scott

Tim Scott was born on September 19, 1965. As of May 2023, that makes him 57 years old.

His astrological sign is Virgo, which indicates he is humble, possibly self-effacing, and industrious, but also kind and empathetic.

Mr. Scott has been a US senator representing South Carolina for almost ten years. Before that, he was a congressman.

His father left the family when Tim was 7 years old.

His mother was a nursing assistant, who worked 16 hours a day to support her two children after the father left.

In his first election, to Charleston County Council, he won 80% of the vote in a primarily white district.

In 1997, he nailed up a copy of the 10 Commandments in the County Council chambers. He was promptly sued by the ACLU and Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Among the many committees he has joined, he is chairman of the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety.

Before entering politics, Scott started a successful real estate business.

Scott won a special election in 2014 to retain his Senate seat for the remainder of the term.

In 2016, he delivered the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Scott is known for his conservative stance on fiscal and economic issues.

He has advocated for policies that promote job growth and entrepreneurship.

Scott has been an advocate for criminal justice reform, particularly focusing on issues related to police interactions with minority communities.

He has spoken publicly about his own experiences with racial profiling.

Scott is a strong supporter of school choice and has championed educational opportunities for disadvantaged students.
He has been recognized for his work on economic empowerment and received awards from organizations such as the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

Scott is a practicing Christian and has spoken openly about his faith.

He has authored a book titled “Opportunity Knocks: How Hard Work, Community, and Business Can Improve Lives and End Poverty.”

He has been a vocal advocate for reducing government regulations on businesses.

Scott has received endorsements from various conservative groups, including the Tea Party Express and the Club for Growth.

He has been recognized for his fiscal conservatism and has received high ratings from organizations such as the American Conservative Union.

Scott has been an advocate for tax reform, supporting measures to simplify the tax code and lower rates for individuals and businesses.

He has called for increased border security and stricter immigration policies.

He has been an active participant in congressional sports events, including the Congressional Baseball Game.

Scott has expressed his support for free trade agreements, believing they can benefit the U.S. economy.

He has spoken out against excessive government spending and the national debt.

Scott has traveled internationally as part of his role in the Senate, meeting with foreign leaders and promoting U.S. interests.

He has been involved in efforts to improve access to capital for small businesses, particularly in underserved communities.