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Top ten youngest U.S. presidents

Top ten youngest U.S. presidents

Top ten youngest U.S. presidents

When Barack Obama was invested as the 44th United States president in January 2009, many thought he is the second youngest president in the entire United States history. Well they were wrong, but not by far.

Obama was 47 years and 169 days the day he became president, and despite his young age, he is the fifth youngest president of United States.

The youngest U.S. president was Theodore Roosevelt, born in 1858 and invested as president in September 1901.  He was only 42 years and 322 days old at that point and served in office eight years, until March 1909. (more…)

Top ten most corrupt leaders in the world

Top ten most corrupt leaders in the world

Top ten most corrupt leaders in the world

It’s safe to say that every country in the world has its own corrupt politicians, but some countries even had a corrupt prime minister or even president. This is the top ten most corrupt country leaders in the world, in the last twenty years, with an estimation of funds embezzled:

10. Joseph Estrada, ($80 million): former actor, mayor of San Juan for 17th years, Estrada was the president of Philippines for only for three years (1998-2001). In 2001 was accused of corruption and removed from office. (more…)

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

According to the U.S. Constitution the right to citizenship is based on two situations: people born on U.S. territory persons born from U.S. parents. The law stipulates that a person born in territories under U.S. jurisdiction automatically becomes an American citizen. Also, with some exceptions, children born of American parents that live on a foreign territory, receive the U.S. citizenship.

The conspiracy theory, which denies the legitimacy of the election of President Obama, comes from circles opposing Obama. Launched before the elections, the President’s legitimacy issue, occasionally becomes a top news in newspapers or online. According to this theory Obama was born in Kenya, not Hawaii, and the birth certificate presented is a fake. (more…)

A couple crashes a state dinner at White House

Salahis and Joe Biden

Salahis and Joe Biden at the state dinner

Michaele and Tareq Salahi managed to enter to the Barak Obama’s state dinner at the White House, although they were not on the guest list.  The couple is known in Washington for their social life and Mrs. Salahi is participating to “The Real Housewives of D.C.”, a reality TV show. In fact the TV show’s crew filmed them all day preparing for the state dinner. They declared that were invited, so the producers didn’t have any reason to think otherwise. (more…)