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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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Obromneycare, Part One: What is it, exactly?
Mar 22, 2012 10:59 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,208

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
Meanwhile, back at the ranch ...
Sep 19, 2012 11:00 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,199

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
Syria: Several Options, all of them Lousy
May 14, 2013 7:03 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,198

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
Pork Politics
Dec 1, 2014 1:58 pm
Comments: 34 | Views: 5,188

Save the Jersey 9,000! No, those victims of unspeakably cruel imprisonment are not of our species, nor are they even Jersey cows. They are, however, animals as... More
Driving the Hippo
Sep 14, 2011 6:53 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,172

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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Elon Musk knows how to tap the government till
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 598 views

Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 240 views

Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 179 views

Wrapping Up
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 150 views