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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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No Longer Ready for Some Football
Nov 11, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 28,115

The Miami Dolphins are playing on Monday Night Football this evening – I won't be watching.

Football has lost me, and not just because of the current bullying... More
Taking Leave of GRAS
Nov 8, 2013 2:48 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 21,253

The FDA has proposed to ban trans-fat in food – is it overdue reform or the nanny state ruining our gustatory fun?

The Food and Drug Administration is the... More
Sexual Assault and Military Justice: Competing Reform Proposals. Please weigh-in.
Nov 3, 2013 4:47 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 40,521

This month we celebrate Veterans Day (every year on 11/11, as the Armistice ending World War One went into effect in the eleventh hour on that date, 1918). It is... More
Problems with the New Journalism, or Why I Miss Uncle Walter.
Oct 29, 2013 10:44 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 25,768

As a naturalized netizen, I grew up in a paper-and-pencil world with only three TV channels. We were actually a Huntley/Brinkley household, in the same way folks... More
When $13 Billion May Not Be Enough
Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 9,214

JP Morgan Chase ("Chase") and the Department of Justice have announced a tentative settlement of charges related to the bank's actions during the mortgage debt crisis... More
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,619 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,191 views