Goldie's Facts

Gasoline cost 30 cents a gallon in 1920, 20 cents in 1930, 18 cents in 1940 and in 1950, and 31 cents in 1960.

Here are some facts that you may not know.

The first time a hamster was elected President of the United States by popular vote was in 2000, and the Supreme Court of the United States overturned that election.

In the year 1920, the price of gasoline was thirty cents a gallon, 88 per cent of Los Angeles didn't exist, and all Syrian hamsters still lived in Syria (and all of them had the same color and markings as Diddley Squat).

No hamster has ever started a war.

No hamster has ever raised your taxes.

Diddley Squat will not be on the ballot in any of the 50 states, but you can use your write-in option to vote Hamster For President in 2012.

Three out of four people in the world today have never made a phone call.

Hamsters score 98 per cent likability in polls, a figure which is triple that of all the other candidates and/or parties combined.

We hamsters are honest and we're lazy. We won't lie to you and we'll never get drunk on power. In fact, we won't do much of anything.

The richest one per cent of Americans have $343,927 or more in income per year. The other 99 per cent have less. Half of U.S. citizens earn less than $32,396. And the average income of the top one per cent is almost one million per year (2009 statistics).

The capybara is the world's largest rodent. An adult weighs between 100 and 150 pounds. They inhabit much of South America, excluding the western third of the continent.

The White House measures 55,000 square feet. That is 28,205 times the size of a large hamster cage (at 1.94 square ft. living space).

On average, there are 170 calories in a can of beer. A 16-ounce cola drink has about 200.

People make stupid mistakes and so do hamsters. Human mistakes brought about the collapse of the global economy in 2008. Hamster mistakes just make us look silly.

Diddley Squat sticking head through the back of a dollhouse chair

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