The Author


I have included some biographical facts to help you answer the question: Is this the same Mark Knutson that I knew back in the day?

  • Attended Led Zeppelin concert at the Met Center, 1975
  • Graduated from Tartan High School in Oakdale Minnesota, 1977
  • Bachelor of Arts, Metropolitan State University, 1982
  • Juris Doctor, Hamline University School of Law, 1985
  • Wrote a treatise on Charles Ponzi, 1996
  • Obtained DNS name, May 2000
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Business Intelligence, 2014

Ron Paul


In May of 2008, I had the privilege of seeing Ron Paul speak in Rochester Minnesota, and he was kind enough to pose for this picture with me. Thanks to Tim Utz for the photo.

My Sons


In the Fall of 2008, Ron Paul was in Columbia Heights speaking at a political fundraiser, and posed for photos with attendees including my sons John on the left and Anthony on the right. He also signed copies his books for us.

Mad Dog Vachon


In May of 2003, I had the privilege of meeting Mad Dog Vachon at a professional wrestling show at Fridley High School. He had a wry sense of humor and spoke french fluently. Mad-Dog wrestled 13,000 matches in a career beginning as an amateur in Canada in the 1940s, and represented Canada in the 1948 Olympics, finishing 7th.

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