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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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Brothers in Arms
Nov 6, 2014 2:43 pm
Comments: 57 | Views: 5,601

I discovered this morning that I am related to a war hero – and ... More
House built on a sand foundation
Aug 31, 2012 9:35 am
Comments: 33 | Views: 5,596

Political campaigns are not famous for hewing to any line of ethical rectitude. The First Amendment that honors free expression is never stronger than when the... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 5,428

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,391

The misbehaviors of politicians are the most predictable entertainments since the invention of comedy. Although the venal instincts of our would-be ruling class... More
Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,365

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
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