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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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Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)
Nov 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 5,877

Amidst typically strident DC hyperbole, the Senate this week took a significant step toward getting things done. It amended its filibuster rules to overcome their... More
Midsummer Musings on Next Gen Careers
Aug 19, 2013 10:50 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,841

We're back from a summer respite in the mountains, where the tribulations of Egyptian democracy, American democracy and (gasp!) ARod's plunking seemed temporarily... More
House of Cables
Feb 19, 2014 2:53 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 5,811

The new House of Cards series on Netflix has been a riveting experience on multiple levels. Don't worry, no spoilers here – just to say that part of its... More
2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 5,699

-- with apologies all around.

'Tis more or less New Year's, and all 'round the 'Ville,
You will now be subjected to bad dogger-el.
The year just completed... More
Chickens
Sep 30, 2013 8:47 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,684

I've been thinking about chickens, that most fowl of foodstuffs, this past week. Those birds hold a significant place in our lives – we consume 8 billion of... More
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