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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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The Tuesday Sweepstakes: State Senate, Israel, and beer (respectively)
Mar 15, 2015 9:49 am
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March 17th is a Big Day for voters and temporary Irishmen – they will have to decide whether they, Joan Buchanan and/or Mr. Netanyahu will get another round.... More
The Senators’ Democracy Primer: for whom the pen toils.
Mar 10, 2015 12:21 pm
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Energized by their recent calisthenics led in chambers by Israeli PM Netanyahu, numerous Republican Senators have breathlessly signed ... More
The Netanyahu Speech: Kumen, Kvetching, Kibitzing
Mar 5, 2015 7:00 am
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On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu did what he does: he came, he complained and he offered unsolicited advice.

In a controversial speech to... More
The House Hara Kiri, Act II – wherein ‘The Party of No’ becomes ‘The Party of No Clue’
Mar 3, 2015 3:07 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,215

On Tuesday, under cover of Israeli PM Netanyahu's domination of the news cycle (more on that tomorrow, or so), House Speaker Boehner allowed the minority Dems to... More
The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
Feb 27, 2015 5:58 pm
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How does it feel to have The Gang That Can't Shoot Straight in charge of our most fundamental national well-being? From where I sit it's a sad spectacle, as... More
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