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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 Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,207

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
ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,190

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
Nuclear Option Averted; Whirled Peas Reign
Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,179

While America slept, our stalwart government has saved us from a fate worse than … gridlock? Perhaps? This week, our Senators worked tirelessly, 'til way past... More
November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
Sep 27, 2014 10:35 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,178

This year's Prop 2* is proof that there's no good, simple idea that can't be made complicated if you study it long enough. Former Speaker/Prop author Perez claimed... More
Serve AND Protect?
May 22, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,140

That popular slogan reflects what citizens expect from their government: protection from harm and service to the common good. It appears on crests and cop cars... More
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