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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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When $13 Billion May Not Be Enough
Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 10,625

JP Morgan Chase ("Chase") and the Department of Justice have announced a tentative settlement of charges related to the bank's actions during the mortgage debt crisis... More
Ladies of the House, and the Senate
Oct 21, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 15,420

One of the media narratives making rounds after the most Recent Unpleasantmess ascribed a special role in its resolution to the Senators and Reps who are women.... More
Thinking ?Bout the Government, Part Two (Don?t Follow Leaders ? or was it TeaPers?)
Oct 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 23,712

My foray into lyricizing this blog met with indifferent reception, at best. Those impulses will probably be restrained in composing this conclusion. I reserve... More
"...On the Pavement, Thinkin' 'Bout the Government ..." Part One
Oct 15, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 28,432

Setting aside Dylan's badge-wearing man in a trench coat (laid-off in the government shutdown), I Have Been thinking about the government lately. So have others,... More
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 16,894

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have overplayed their hand, recklessly in every... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 14 comments | 591 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 426 views