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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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Of Petraeus and Portia
Nov 12, 2012 9:23 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,912



This has been a big week for empathy in my household -- starting with the elections, as we watched those who lost bear-up bravely under crushing disappointments.... More
The ObamaNation
Nov 7, 2012 10:46 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 5,407

Here are some immediate thoughts arising out of last evening's festivities – the night ended earlier than I had feared it might; that said, it takes time to... More
FEDs vs. Frankenstorm
Oct 31, 2012 9:33 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 5,693

I'm not a big devotee of conspiracy theories, human-or-divinely inspired. People are generally unable to either collaborate adequately or keep a secret, and my... More
Debate 3: Horses and Tumult and Barnum – Oh My!
Oct 24, 2012 8:56 am
Comments: 36 | Views: 11,296

The "miscellaneous impressions" format worked so well last week in promoting a searching policy conversation -- let's try it again.

1 -- The overriding theme... More
Debate 2 Recap: the Rumpus on the Campus, or The Brawl at Town Hall
Oct 19, 2012 4:23 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,626

Here are some miscellaneous impressions from the rancorous second presidential debate at Hofstra U. this week. I suspect that you may want to add a few of your... More
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