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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 Details: Devils or Angels?
Jan 31, 2013 9:22 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,989

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
DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,954



Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
Ike’s Farewell, Revisited
Jul 19, 2011 10:03 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,948

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
Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
Aug 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,945

I'm not sure I've ever expressed it aloud, but I can say with certainty that I never thought I'd write a blog in support of Texas' all-star all-hat/no-cattle... More
Pretending to resolve a make-believe crisis in a way that nobody can understand
Aug 2, 2011 7:41 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,933

Is everybody happy now? Relieved anyway, because we dodged a bullet, forged a compromise and snatched victory from the jaws of default? Does it make any difference:

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