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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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Kicking cans, or kicking cans?
Nov 15, 2011 6:03 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,164

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: 4,627

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: 1,995

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
Where IS the beef?
Oct 19, 2011 10:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,849

Wendy's hamburger chain is trying to revive its classic ad campaign, and it poses The inquiry we need to be making of our leaders.

The fundamental problem that... More
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,069

As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
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