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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 VeepStakes: First, do no harm (who's your choice?)
Jul 18, 2012 3:16 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 4,711

The presumptive GOP Presidential nominee, Mr. Romney, is in the process of vetting potential presumptive running mates, using the title mantra as the campaign's... More
Loans’ LIBORs Loused
Jul 11, 2012 9:12 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,847

Mention the term LIBOR in almost any group, and half will assume a speech impediment, a third will change the subject and the remainder will excuse themselves, eyes... More
The ACA passes muster (pass the mustard!)
Jul 5, 2012 11:54 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,713

July 4th week is great timing for a shout-out to a leader who may have put country before partisanship. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote in the... More
Longing to Breathe Free
Jun 26, 2012 7:10 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 4,113

Americans are fond of asserting a "melting pot"ť image to explain the assimilation of successive waves of immigrants. That metaphor has never really appealed to... More
Clear as Mud
Jun 21, 2012 11:29 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,076

If there is any principle upon which most members of the electorate can agree, at least part of the time, it's that governmental funding and decisions ought, with... More
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