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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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Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie
Jul 12, 2011 6:29 pm
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As the story goes, a unionized public employee, a middle manager, and a Wall Street CEO are seated at a table, with a dozen cookies on it. The CEO takes 11 cookies,... 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
Syria: What Now?
Aug 31, 2013 11:15 am
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Lots of folks out in bloggoland would like to see the incumbent Prez replaced – okay, here's Your chance to sit on the Hot Seat! There are reports, backed by... More
Religion and Politics III: Foreign Policy.
Aug 31, 2011 12:49 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,797

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
Religion and Politics II, Domestic Policy
Aug 24, 2011 10:25 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,796

A high school acquaintance recently surfaced on my Facebook. He is currently the minister to a so-called 'subversive' Lutheran congregation in the east. When I... More
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