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Eldest child of Frank, eldest child of Virginia Allen.

Real Name: Tom Allen

DOB: 01/08/1968

Gender: gay male

Location: Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Occupation: computer programmer

Hobbies: clowning, snark, occasion science lectures & evangelism :-)

Diaries published: 15 (1274 days since last diary on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 10:18 AM PST)

Comments posted: 512 (1118 days since last comment on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 39

Total Comment Ratings: 392

Most Recommended Diary: thanks, President Obama, 7 comments, 12 recommends

People Following Tommy Allen: 1

Tommy Allen's Most Recent Diaries:

I don't know if you're a middle-aged white man like me. If you are, you may have noticed that the old stock market is no longer a good place to make money and you might be wondering what to do. As ...
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 10:18 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I've been giving the big guy a hard time lately. Well, for months now, and I think justly. But today is Thanksgiving, so to be fair, and because I think we all really need to cool down right now, ...
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 07:16 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The recent debate in OWS circles about whether violent protest is ever useful is just a smaller version of one that has played out again and again for centuries. The Very Serious People haven't had ...
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 03:40 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I have come to wonder recently if we're not going about this election thing in entirely the wrong way. We keep trying to come up with more and better Democratic allies to beat Republicans with. ...
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 01:49 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Noam Chomsky called him "the last liberal president." He signed the Clean Air Act and established the EPA. Not even serving one term as Senator, he used that post to step into the Executive Branch.
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 11:11 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A long time ago (it seems now) I saw this movie that I thought was fictional. It featured an immense, militaristic, unitary-executive type Empire that was fighting an occupational war to build a ...
by Tommy Allen
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2008 at 11:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends

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