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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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Conjecture Madness
May 24, 2016 5:54 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 302

Political polling in the digital age

It may not have been the first profession, but one of the earliest vocations in human culture was soothsayer –... More
Pledge-week Ode: Turning on Inskeep
May 15, 2016 3:49 pm
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I’m a late adopter of Pandora. Of my several artist-stations, I’m usually drawn to The Eagles. Pandora throws many other, somewhat related songsters... More
A Tarheel Wedgie
May 14, 2016 4:13 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,342


In my mind, I’ve been going to Carolina, not for the sunshine (or the moonshine), but for yet another example of hopelessly shallow media coverage --... More
The Most Interesting Dog … in the World
Apr 14, 2016 3:20 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,806


Item: Dos Equis beer is retiring its “most interesting man in the world” commercials. They’ve even ... More
Minimum Wage Follies, Part 2 – what can we expect?
Apr 5, 2016 9:21 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 1,170


As the LA Times reports, the minimum wage law signed Monday by Governor Brown... More
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