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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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A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,178

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
The ACA passes muster (pass the mustard!)
Jul 5, 2012 11:54 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,170

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
The Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,113

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
China’s Other Hobby
Feb 21, 2013 5:04 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 2,110

News that the Chinese People's Liberation Army has been seeking to liberate data from all manner of American computing systems has dominated the high-tech news this... More
ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,085

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
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,046 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 688 views