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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 Power of Appropriate Apology
Mar 6, 2012 5:19 pm
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There's an old story that I've heard often enough that it may be true -- it concerns a law student who had to bring her 8 year-old son to contracts class one morning.... More
Obromneycare, Part One: What is it, exactly?
Mar 22, 2012 10:59 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,161

The Affordable Care Act is (choose only one):

a. Socialized medicine

b. The moral equivalent of strapping grandma to an ice floe

c. The moral imperative... More
Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,161

The insider's view of Prop writing must present a tantalizing panorama of options. There has to be a temptation to glom several, directionally-related concepts... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 5,148

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
Brothers in Arms
Nov 6, 2014 2:43 pm
Comments: 57 | Views: 5,134

I discovered this morning that I am related to a war hero – and ... More
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