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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 Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,899

As the Congressional Super-Committee blunders toward stalemate, one has to wonder what this latest demonstration of the federal government's wretched inability to... More
ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,897

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
Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,889

The misbehaviors of politicians are the most predictable entertainments since the invention of comedy. Although the venal instincts of our would-be ruling class... More
Syria: Several Options, all of them Lousy
May 14, 2013 7:03 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,853

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
Power to the Patients?
Aug 26, 2013 11:20 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,848

Astute price-fixers and monopolists know that the enemy of their larcenous instincts is transparency. If folks know what an item ought to cost, or what its price... More
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