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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
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,940

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: 4,936

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
Syria: Several Options, all of them Lousy
May 14, 2013 7:03 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,894

Humanitarian crises tug at the heartstrings. The pennies-a-day campaigns of CARE have been working on TV since Lassie was a pup. ASPCA cranks up the Sara MacLachlan... More
Meanwhile, back at the ranch ...
Sep 19, 2012 11:00 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,886

Anything I could write about the current state of the Presidential campaign would feel like piling-on, and the major issue in the US Senate derby seems to be whether... More
Driving the Hippo
Sep 14, 2011 6:53 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,875

When I was a cub employee at a Fortune 50 company on the Other Coast, a mentor once told me: "Sprout, this company is like a huge hippopotamus, floating slowly down... More
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Election Day
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 451 views

Election day is here, at last
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 421 views

Speed Painting
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 203 views

More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 118 views