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Tim Torkildson

Tim Torkildson
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Tim started out life as a clown with Ringling Brothers Circus. He has never recovered. His poetry has appeared often in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press and the New York Times. He is the author of an autobiography, Clown Notes. In his spare time he collects lug nuts.

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WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 – On this Memorial Day Weekend 2016, it’s almost hard to remember that since this country’s founding, one of America’s...

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WASHINGTON, January 29, 2016 – Recently, we read the following informational tidbit in the Wall Street Journal:   "Stocks rebounded from a January selloff, pushing the Dow...

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2016 — This just in from the hallowed New York Times: The days of lumbering elephants performing under big-top tents are coming...

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WASHINGTON, January 6, 2016 – Upon opening the New York Times this morning, we duly noted this seismic piece of encouraging international news: “North Korea...

I heart Donald Trump

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WASHINGTON, December 26, 2015 – From the Washington Post, no less, we encounter this interesting nugget of news: "For anyone trying to understand the emergence of...

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WASHINGTON, November 24, 2015 – Silly me . . .  I thought the whole concept of “revenge porn” was something cooked up by The...

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WASHINGTON, November 11, 2015 – Have you ever tried to watch “The Simpsons” on your PC through the Fox Network website? You go to...

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WASHINGTON, November 6, 2015 – As reported on CNN Friday afternoon, we learned once again what we always knew to be true: President Barack Obama...

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WASHINGTON, November 6, 2015 – Recently, while noshing on a bagel lathered thickly with cream cheese, I came across this disturbing headline from TheLocal.it: Why are...

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WASHINGTON, October17, 2015 – I'm getting awfully tired of the 2016 presidential campaign, which actually hasn't even really started yet. Mostly, I'm tired of the frumpus involving...

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