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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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Ukraine Get-It-Off-Your-Chest Forum
Mar 20, 2014 10:06 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 175,167

We have all had a few months to absorb the ongoing governance agonies of Ukraine. Many of us have formed opinions on the subject, some sooner than others, some... More
Sexual Assault and Military Justice: Competing Reform Proposals. Please weigh-in.
Nov 3, 2013 4:47 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 37,874

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
I Am Spartacus
Dec 1, 2013 5:59 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 24,997

"First, they came for my phone records, and I did nothing …"

While the media have obsessed about one particular, ultimately transitory untruth emanating from... More
The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
Apr 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Comments: 40 | Views: 24,242

(Note: In a rare triumph of propriety over punsmanship, I decided against calling this a 'Gay Rights Coming-out Party.' Don't get used to it.)

In its perpetual... More
The Dismal Science Comes to a Dismal Realization
Nov 20, 2013 11:30 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 24,052

A consensus is emerging, at least among liberal economists, about what continues to ail the US economy. It's not a happy message, because it suggests that we're... More
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