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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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Hastert: The ‘Whys’ Have It
Jun 3, 2015 2:07 pm
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Questions abound around the indictment of Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois – some are prurient, and others relate to policy. Leaving the inglorious... More
Reeling-in The Reaper
Jun 1, 2015 4:19 pm
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Grappling with the Grim Reaper usually doesn't end well. Legislatures in two states, however, are currently embracing him – and bringing needed doses of rationality... More
Updates
May 31, 2015 8:48 am
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Here are some further developments on topics that have occupied this blog from time-to-time.

The 215: There's a generation gap splitting the majority... More
Of Banks, Billions and Bupkes, Part 2
May 27, 2015 3:29 pm
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Part One of this epistle posed the question: if these banksters' actions are so bad, and they are, why are none of them breaking rocks in the hot sun?* Why... More
More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
May 25, 2015 12:19 pm
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Banks sell money. They may sell you your mortgage loan, for a price, or underwrite your car purchase. In the global marketplace, some big banks trade countries'... More
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