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Raucous Caucus

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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Prop 29 Fails to Cure Cancer, does not ensure World Peace!
Jun 4, 2012 6:19 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,697

Having recently tried to update a woefully stale TV viewing habit (I gave up after the untimely demise of Deadwood), I tried to get interested in Mad Men, starting... More
ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,695

Okay, where were we? After a description of the major features of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA for short, or ObromneyCare if you prefer),... More
The Blogger’s Dilemma, and a few thoughts on the 'SOTU' speeches
Jan 31, 2014 1:55 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,691

Today's challenge – why bother to try writing a serious column when The current Most Popular article in the nation's sober newspaper-of-record dissects the waxing... More
China’s Other Hobby
Feb 21, 2013 5:04 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 1,689

News that the Chinese People's Liberation Army has been seeking to liberate data from all manner of American computing systems has dominated the high-tech news this... More
The Violence of Poverty
Mar 17, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,686

"The impoverished Rwandans, at their point of most desperate need -- huddled against those advancing machetes in that church, did not need someone to bring them... More
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Be an Exhibitionist!
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