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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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Much Ado About "Duty"
Jan 13, 2014 6:27 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,295

For a book that's not yet available for purchase, "Duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' memoir about his service under eight Presidents, has caused quite... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 3,252

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
Love in the Time of Culture War, Part 2: Hobby Lobby
Mar 3, 2014 7:30 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,195

Part 1 Synopsis: AZ's ill-starred SB1062 and the upcoming Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case before the US Supreme Court have much in common. Both are based... More
What's in a Pronoun?
Jul 23, 2012 11:35 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 3,179

There may be no more loaded word in the English language than "you."
It can be a fond term of endearment, as in, let's see, the phrase "I'm So-o in love with You"... More
It’s Not Your Founding Fathers’ First Amendment
Jul 27, 2011 10:23 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,108


I have always had profound respect for the First Amendment's genius, considering it the most fundamental expression of America's respect for individual freedom.... More
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