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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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Comedy or Tragedy?
Sep 7, 2012 7:27 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 3,829

Whew – if the recent flurry of activity here on the DX Board is any indication (and it is), this week's doings in Charlotte have heightened interest in the... More
A Train to Nowhere?
Jan 10, 2012 3:24 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,822

I am generally a fan of massive public works projects. BART and the Golden Gate and Bay bridges locally, the space program and the interstate highway system are... More
Pretending to resolve a make-believe crisis in a way that nobody can understand
Aug 2, 2011 7:41 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 3,814

Is everybody happy now? Relieved anyway, because we dodged a bullet, forged a compromise and snatched victory from the jaws of default? Does it make any difference:

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Religion and Politics II, Domestic Policy
Aug 24, 2011 10:25 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,811

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
Religion and Politics III: Foreign Policy.
Aug 31, 2011 12:49 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,780

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
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