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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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Thinking ‘Bout the Government, Part Two (Don’t Follow Leaders … or was it TeaPers?)
Oct 18, 2013 4:43 pm
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My foray into lyricizing this blog met with indifferent reception, at best. Those impulses will probably be restrained in composing this conclusion. I reserve... More
"...On the Pavement, Thinkin' 'Bout the Government ..." Part One
Oct 15, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 26,712

Setting aside Dylan's badge-wearing man in a trench coat (laid-off in the government shutdown), I Have Been thinking about the government lately. So have others,... More
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 15,083

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have overplayed their hand, recklessly in every... More
Playing Games
Oct 7, 2013 8:52 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 4,751

We have a few days left before the end of the world as we know it, so why not play a game? It'll be alMOST as much fun as being in the Congress. See if you can... More
"Mr. Boehnachev: Tear Down This Stall!"
Oct 3, 2013 4:51 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 7,810

I've couched my plea in Reaganesque terms, in the hope of promoting bi-partisan appeal. The power to end this tiresome, needless and risky delay tactic resides... More
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