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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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Religion and Politics III: Foreign Policy.
Aug 31, 2011 12:49 am
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Well, this may be a mercifully brief edition, as I've been basking in the green Sierra. My overheated synapses were gloriously sanctified in the restorative waters... More
"If You Can Keep It"
May 23, 2012 6:28 am
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This week's news brought an early glimpse into the inner workings of a novel species of political animal: the SuperPAC. These beasts were unleashed by the Supreme... More
Just Like a Train-wreck
Feb 14, 2012 10:09 pm
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A check-in is due to the slow-motion train wreck by which the GOP Faithful have been eat, err … vetting their candidates. It really has been a fascinating study... More
Power to the Patients?
Aug 26, 2013 11:20 am
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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
Brill’s Pill, Distilled
Mar 15, 2013 6:29 pm
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I've admired Steven Brill since our much shaggier days; his early, spot-on exposee of the Teamsters was an act of journalistic courage. He has recently faced an... More
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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