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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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2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 12,529

-- 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
Horrific Toll. Simple Truth.
Dec 21, 2012 2:59 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,518

With the ancient Mayans now universally exposed as bad-at-math, it falls to me to write this week's column. It will be brief, but heart-felt, and, I suspect, not... More
RC Holiday Bonus: Vote for the Best Fiscal Ciffhanger!
Dec 18, 2012 4:09 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,731


If you'll return with us now to the tales of yesterweek, you may recall that the Concord Coalition's game of Principles and Priorities invites players to resolve... More
Food Stamps Food Fight
Dec 14, 2012 9:53 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,094

As I wandered the web a few days ago, this dust-up between CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien and Senator Jeff Sessions caught my ear: http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/11/se... More
Squaring the Pentagon
Dec 7, 2012 5:23 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,143

I think we can all agree that the single most fundamental duty of government is to provide for the national defense, from which all else flows. It is a testament... More
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