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Philip Anschutz
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Entrepreneur
    (December 28, 1939- )
    Born in Russell, Kansas
    Founder of Qwest Communications (1966)
    Stock & Real Estate Investor
    Head of Anschutz Entertainment Group, which owns several sports teams and sports/entertainment arenas/venues
    Purchased the conservative magazine, 'The Weekly Standard' (2009)
    He sold $1.5 billion worth of Qwest stock shortly before the company's insider trading scandal.
    He spent several years trying to bring an NFL franchise to Los Angeles.
    His company was accused of profiting off of Michael Jacksons death by holding a memorial service at the Staples Center and not offering direct refunds to customers who purchased tickets for Jackson's concerts at London's O2 Arena.
    A politically active Evangelical, he donated more than $220,000 to Republican candidates and more than $300,000 to conservative special interest groups.
    He is notoriously quiet; refusing to grant an interview for more than three decades despite his wealth, power and influence.
    He graduated University of Kansas.
    His entertainment company produced the 'Chronicles of Narnia' films.
    A billionaire, he is consistently ranked on Forbes' list of the richest Americans.
    He won a philanthropy award for creating the non-profit Foundation for a Better Life (which promotes conservative societal values).
    He is praised by staunch capitalists for being a self-made billionaire.

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    In 2017, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 44 Votes: 56.82% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 29 Votes: 65.52% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 88.24% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 54 Votes: 70.37% Annoying
 
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