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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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Ike’s Farewell, Revisited
Jul 19, 2011 10:03 pm
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I recently came across President Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the nation, circa 1961, on a Great Speeches CD. It's impressive in its predictive power and in... More
The Details: Devils or Angels?
Jan 31, 2013 9:22 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,283

Last week, we learned that there is, indeed, now a fundamental right for individuals to keep and bear arms, supplied by the US Supreme Court in 2008 and 2010 (the... More
Is Violence Falling Out of Fashion?
Dec 27, 2011 2:20 pm
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As the global village binds itself ever more closely, it's difficult to avoid media coverage of anything that "sells newspapers," in whatever form you actually now... More
Reflections in California Chrome
May 5, 2014 9:59 am
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West coast represent! I'm not sure why, really, but I was pleased to see that a "locally" bred horse won this year's Kentucky Derby, in convincing fashion. He... More
Comedy or Tragedy?
Sep 7, 2012 7:27 am
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Whew – if the recent flurry of activity here on the DX Board is any indication (and it is), this week's doings in Charlotte have heightened interest in the... More
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