Ed Piskor at 6:07 am Tue, Apr 9, 2013
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Why are diamonds clear, but coal black?
New Disruptors 71: Bike Activist and Publisher Elly Blue
I remember seeing that live here in Philly. Man, talk about a crazy thing for a kid to see. I was middle school when it happened
Me too but a little younger. When I saw the post headline my heart sank.
Even though I was not quite eight years old, I remember when this happened. Being from Pennsylvania, it was obviously all anybody was talking about. I didn’t see it on TV when it happened (definitely for the best), and to this day, still haven’t.
The saddest thing is, it turns out he really was innocent and was convicted by false testimony.
Be warned, the above is a kind of disturbing story about a politician shooting himself on live TV.
Thanks, I had no idea what was going on.
I was much older than the kid in the comic but it was and remains one of the most disturbing things I have ever seen (on a TV)
Jesus, I didn’t know it was broadcast live! I admittedly only (quickly) read the Wikipedia page Rezeya posted above, but was he confirmed guilty in the end?
He had already been convicted at that point. There was a documentary made about him a few years ago, and the guy who testified against him admitted to lying under oath. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honest_Man:_The_Life_of_R._Budd_Dwyer
my roomate’s mother makes $79 hourly on the laptop. She has been out of work for nine months but last month her pay check was $15496 just working on the laptop for a few hours. Read more on Fab99.com
A pivotal moment in the affliction known as “Growing up PA”. Half the state was home that day – I forget if it was a snow day or teacher in-service day. Either way, the daytime television audience was double.
The incident that prompted the creation of a great song
Whoa! Thankee. Didn’t know this existed. [I need to get out more]
great tune, didn’t know the back story
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