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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 Orthodoxy* Strikes Back
Jul 11, 2015 12:30 pm
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Rear-guard actions always seem to accompany successful civil rights struggles, as hold-outs resist compliance. Few of my generation can forget the image of... More
Greece is The Word
Jul 7, 2015 11:56 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,477

It's on everybody's lips as the world grasps for a narrative to explain the contemporary Greek tragedy, and point the way to a stable future. Then we can all... More
The Kentucky Gubernatorial Derby
Jul 4, 2015 1:46 pm
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For those who believe that the intertubes, and social media in particular, may become a small-d-democratizing counter-weight to campaign gazillion$, there's... More
The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
Jul 1, 2015 10:54 am
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Some guy who styles himself The Dogfather asked me for the favor of publishing this doggerel -- set to Scott McKenzie's... More
Catharine Baker works the room
Jun 27, 2015 2:50 pm
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As a sequel to an earlier missive (Catharine Baker leads the witness), today's... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
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