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By Tom Cushing

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About this blog: The Raucous Caucus shares the southpaw perspectives of this Boomer on the state of the nation, the world, and, sometimes, other stuff. I enjoy crafting it to keep current, and occasionally to rant on some issue I care about deeply...  (More)

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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
Jan 28, 2015 8:10 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,465

One of the more intriguing concepts floated by The Prez* in his recent State of the Union speech touts 'free' community college as a smart 21st century public investment... More
Selma Soliloquy
Jan 23, 2015 3:01 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,638


I got to see the movie 'Selma,' recently. It's an important film, lest those events and dynamics fade from our national consciousness. I recall as a teen... More
The Genghis Chron, Part 2 of 3: Choices
Jan 11, 2015 9:01 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,279

As Genghis collie was reasonably comfortable, coping with his leg injury in the short run, we did not avail ourselves of unfamiliar emergency vet services that weekend.... More
The Genghis Chron: a Tribute in Three Parts
Jan 7, 2015 3:53 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 1,642

The strapping young Border Collie at her front door made it clear to me: I would not pass. He'd only been resident with my former wife for a week (albeit long enough... More
‘Twas the Night: once again, the year in review
Dec 27, 2014 1:17 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,316

'Tis two days after Christmas, I've waited this year,
To bring you these tidings of news in arrears.
For 'twasn't quite clear that the Day would survive,
With... More
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,638 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,224 views

New wrinkles in the race for 7th Senate
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 714 views