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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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The Senators’ Democracy Primer: for whom the pen toils.
Mar 10, 2015 12:21 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 1,732

Energized by their recent calisthenics led in chambers by Israeli PM Netanyahu, numerous Republican Senators have breathlessly signed ... More
The Netanyahu Speech: Kumen, Kvetching, Kibitzing
Mar 5, 2015 7:00 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,903


On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu did what he does: he came, he complained and he offered unsolicited advice.

In a controversial speech to... More
The House Hara Kiri, Act II – wherein ‘The Party of No’ becomes ‘The Party of No Clue’
Mar 3, 2015 3:07 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 983

On Tuesday, under cover of Israeli PM Netanyahu's domination of the news cycle (more on that tomorrow, or so), House Speaker Boehner allowed the minority Dems to... More
The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
Feb 27, 2015 5:58 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,043


How does it feel to have The Gang That Can't Shoot Straight in charge of our most fundamental national well-being? From where I sit it's a sad spectacle, as... More
Now that we’re all agreed, here’s a chance to create your own year 2050!
Feb 8, 2015 3:01 pm
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Campaign issues are beginning to round into shape for 2016. The economy, healthcare and terror are 21st century perennials, but poverty, the middle class/income... More
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