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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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Business: too big to succeed?
Nov 2, 2011 8:39 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,542

Item: Grocery chain manager calls the cops on pregnant couple, with small child, who forgot to pay for a sandwich. Adults are hauled-off to jail; child placed in... More
A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,908

Last week, I complained that none of the candidates for the highest office in the land are talking about what really ails the country – the steady decline of... More
Where IS the beef?
Oct 19, 2011 10:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,770

Wendy's hamburger chain is trying to revive its classic ad campaign, and it poses The inquiry we need to be making of our leaders.

The fundamental problem that... More
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,908

As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
There's something happening here
Oct 4, 2011 11:32 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,790

With apologies to the Buffalo Springfield, what it is really Ain't exactly clear. What we know is that thousands of disaffected, mostly young people have descended... More
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