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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 ACA passes muster (pass the mustard!)
Jul 5, 2012 11:54 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,997

July 4th week is great timing for a shout-out to a leader who may have put country before partisanship. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote in the... More
A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,994

Last week, I complained that none of the candidates for the highest office in the land are talking about what really ails the country – the steady decline of... More
Power to the Patients?
Aug 26, 2013 11:20 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,990

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
The Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,976

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
The House Pulls a Boehner *
Jul 31, 2014 1:03 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 1,972

What do you call it when the House of Representatives, which has repeatedly voted to repeal ObamaCare, now sues the President ==I for failing to implement it fast... More
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