Skip to content
Internet Fact Database
Menu and widgets
Donations to US Federal agencies are tax-deductible, and you can donate money directly to NASA.
NASA is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
NASA was established on July 29, 1958, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, as a civilian independent agency of the United States federal government executive branch.
In 2009, Exxon made US$19 billion profit but received a US$156 million federal tax rebate.
in 2006, a man escaped from a U.S. federal prison by mailing himself out.
Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.
Donald Trump has been personally sued more than 70 times in federal court since 2000.
Texas has sued the federal government more than 40 times in this century.
A man with a rare bone cancer gets his marijuana —300 joints at a time, one shipment every 25 days— courtesy of the U.S. federal government.
James Capone, Al Capone’s older brother was a federal prohibition agent.
The U.S. declared war on the Mormon Church in 1857 because they wanted to govern Utah under different, more religious laws than the Federal Government would allow.
In 1984, a boy wrote a letter to Ronald Reagan asking for federal funds to clean his bedroom after his mother called it a “disaster area.”
Texas has its own power grid to avoid dealing with the U.S. federal government.
Before the assassination of President Kennedy, it was not a Federal offense to kill the President or Vice President of the United States.