Government Urban legends and odd beliefs about government. 1 The process of government provides many opportunities for strange beliefs to grow. When the Germans ordered Jews in occupied Denmark to wearing armband with yellow stars during World War II, King Christian X thwarted the order by donning an armband himself. A collection of ‘one vote‘ fallacies. Italian dictator Benito Mussolini made the trains run on time. * Entries marked with an asterisk will open in a separate browser window.