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R. Budd Dwyer
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Politician
    (November 21, 1939-January 22, 1987)
    Treasurer of Pennsylvania
    Committed public suicide by gun (January 22, 1987)
    Computer Technology offered Dwyer $300,000 in campaign funds (1984)
    Dwyer awarded Computer Technology a $4.7 million contract concerning Overpayed Social Security Recovery without inviting other bids
    Dwyer was charged with 5 counts of mail fraud, 4 counts in aiding interstate racketeering and a count of conspiracy to commit bribery
    Inspired the song 'Hey Man, Nice Shot' by Filter
    He committed suicide of T.V. at a press conference he called (January 22, 1987).
    He was likely guilty of accepting a $300,000 bribe.
    Up until he committed suicide, he proclaimed his innocence: 'I face a maximum sentence of 55 years in prison and a $300,000 fine for being innocent.'
    Judge Muir has already told the press that he ''felt invigorated' when we were found guilty, and that he plans to imprison me as a deterrent to other public officials.
    But it wouldn't be a deterrent because every public official who knows me knows that I am innocent, it wouldn't be a legitimate punishment because I've done nothing wrong.
    Since I'm a victim of political persecution, my prison would simply be an American Gulag.'
    He committed suicide in a controlled way that did not physically injure others.
    He made sure to sign his organ donor card and have it present at his suicide (unfortunately only his corneas were usable).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 46 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 23 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 20 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 79 Votes: 74.68% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 72 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 82 Votes: 73.17% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 98 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 285 Votes: 77.89% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 221 Votes: 74.66% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 343 Votes: 67.35% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1100 Votes: 44.45% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 772 Votes: 68.52% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1958 Votes: 72.47% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3138 Votes: 66.25% Annoying
 
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