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Erik Prince

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Military Personnel

The Resume

    (June 6, 1969- )
    Born in Holland, Michigan
    Chairman and CEO of Blackwater USA
    Blackwater is a private military company

Why he might be annoying:

    He had to testify before Congress concerning Blackwater activities in Iraq.
    He refers to his Blackwater employees as 'mercenaries.'
    He provides his mercenaries with better equipment and higher salaries than US Armed Forces stationed in Iraq.
    He inherited a good deal of wealth from his automotive industry father.
    He is a fanatical Christian fundamentalist who is disgusted by homosexuality.
    He donated more than $200,000 to the Republican Party.
    Critics say his GOP connections helped him land a security contract in Iraq for Blackwater.
    He rarely grants interviews.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is a former US Navy SEAL.
    He attended Hillsdale College.
    He earned his pilot's license at age seventeen.
    His first wife died from cancer (2003).
    In some ways, his Blackwater mercenaries helped U.S. troops keep 'order' in war torn Iraq.

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 42 Votes: 54.76% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 61 Votes: 42.62% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 81 Votes: 46.91% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 176 Votes: 42.05% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 93 Votes: 52.69% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 56 Votes: 44.64% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 132 Votes: 57.58% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 142 Votes: 61.97% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 26 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 439 Votes: 43.51% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 104 Votes: 39.42% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 70 Votes: 68.57% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 175 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 214 Votes: 68.69% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 326 Votes: 69.33% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 237 Votes: 70.89% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 146 Votes: 72.60% Annoying