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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Solving Medicare: Short and Long-term
Jan 9, 2013 11:35 am
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On the assumption, perhaps dubious, that sanity may prevail and the House will take the debt-ceiling hostage gun from its own head, let's look forward to other matters.... More
2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
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-- with apologies all around.
'Tis more or less New Year's, and all 'round the 'Ville,
You will now be subjected to bad dogger-el.
The year just completed... More
Horrific Toll. Simple Truth.
Dec 21, 2012 2:59 pm
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With the ancient Mayans now universally exposed as bad-at-math, it falls to me to write this week's column. It will be brief, but heart-felt, and, I suspect, not... More
Food Stamps Food Fight
Dec 14, 2012 9:53 am
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As I wandered the web a few days ago, this dust-up between CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien and Senator Jeff Sessions caught my ear: http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/11/se... More