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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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Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,642

The misbehaviors of politicians are the most predictable entertainments since the invention of comedy. Although the venal instincts of our would-be ruling class... More
The Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,573

As the Congressional Super-Committee blunders toward stalemate, one has to wonder what this latest demonstration of the federal government's wretched inability to... More
Kicking cans, or kicking cans?
Nov 15, 2011 6:03 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,483

Observing political jargon is a fascinating business, as lawmakers struggle to find ways to frame issues their way, and appeal to their respective bases. Pithy... More
Business: too big to succeed?
Nov 2, 2011 8:39 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,227

Item: Grocery chain manager calls the cops on pregnant couple, with small child, who forgot to pay for a sandwich. Adults are hauled-off to jail; child placed in... More
A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,718

Last week, I complained that none of the candidates for the highest office in the land are talking about what really ails the country – the steady decline of... More
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