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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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‘Twas the Night: once again, the year in review
Dec 27, 2014 1:17 pm
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'Tis two days after Christmas, I've waited this year,
To bring you these tidings of news in arrears.
For 'twasn't quite clear that the Day would survive,
With... More
Nuclear Option Averted; Whirled Peas Reign
Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,610

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
Brill’s Pill, Distilled
Mar 15, 2013 6:29 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,549

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
Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
Dec 17, 2014 1:15 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,538

Obscured within a mother lode of trivia that makes up the daily data deluge, I almost missed the fact that the earth lost one of its giants recently. Ironically,... More
Budget Ceiling Reduxxx: What happens this time?
Sep 22, 2013 9:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,511

Since we all did so well spinning the wheel of fortunes in the Syria chemical weapons crisis two weeks ago, let's now take a shot at predicting the outcome of the... More
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