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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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Taking Leave of GRAS
Nov 8, 2013 2:48 pm
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The FDA has proposed to ban trans-fat in food – is it overdue reform or the nanny state ruining our gustatory fun?

The Food and Drug Administration is the... More
Sexual Assault and Military Justice: Competing Reform Proposals. Please weigh-in.
Nov 3, 2013 4:47 pm
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This month we celebrate Veterans Day (every year on 11/11, as the Armistice ending World War One went into effect in the eleventh hour on that date, 1918). It is... More
Problems with the New Journalism, or Why I Miss Uncle Walter.
Oct 29, 2013 10:44 am
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As a naturalized netizen, I grew up in a paper-and-pencil world with only three TV channels. We were actually a Huntley/Brinkley household, in the same way folks... More
When $13 Billion May Not Be Enough
Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
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JP Morgan Chase ("Chase") and the Department of Justice have announced a tentative settlement of charges related to the bank's actions during the mortgage debt crisis... More
Ladies of the House, and the Senate
Oct 21, 2013 6:41 pm
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One of the media narratives making rounds after the most Recent Unpleasantmess ascribed a special role in its resolution to the Senators and Reps who are women.... More
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