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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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W(h)ither Voting Rights?
Mar 5, 2013 11:56 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 6,201

Human nature being competitive and ethically flexible, if voting was essential to the invention of democracy, could vote-rigging have been far behind? Nope. There... More
China’s Other Hobby
Feb 21, 2013 5:04 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 3,371

News that the Chinese People's Liberation Army has been seeking to liberate data from all manner of American computing systems has dominated the high-tech news this... More
Valentine’s week: spit and vinegar?
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 am
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Romantic that I am during this week devoted to love -- set between the birthday celebrations of our two greatest statesmen -- I was hoping for a thaw in the chilly... More
Stats or Stories?
Feb 5, 2013 3:35 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,250

"Human beings," a famous paleontologist once said, "are the primates who tell stories." Indeed, as we learn more about tool use and moral behavior as practiced by... More
The Details: Devils or Angels?
Jan 31, 2013 9:22 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,784

Last week, we learned that there is, indeed, now a fundamental right for individuals to keep and bear arms, supplied by the US Supreme Court in 2008 and 2010 (the... More
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