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Jerry Pournelle
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    (August 7, 1933-September 8, 2017)
    Born in Shreveport, Louisiana
    Sci-Fi author of numerous bestsellers including Falkenbergs Legion and Go Tell the Spartans
    Co-writer of The Mote in God's Eye, Lucifer's Hammer and Footfall with Larry Niven
    Past President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
    Many of his books promote a utilitarian philosophy.
    The heroes in most of his books are either military dicators or something similar who succeed by ignoring civil rights and/or the rule of law.
    His greatest success has come from his collaborations with Larry Niven.
    He was a campaign manager for Barry Goldwater.
    None of his works have ever been filmed.
    Footfall was a rare science fiction book that reached #1 on the NY Times best seller list.
    He hates bureacracies and once wrote 'People devoted to the benefit of the bureacracy always get in control.'
    He served bravely in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
    He has an incredible education including a Masters degree in Experimental Statistics and another in Systems Engineering. He also has a PhD. in Psychology and another in Political Science.

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    For 2017, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 54 Votes: 37.04% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 14 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
 
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