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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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Ukraine Get-It-Off-Your-Chest Forum
Mar 20, 2014 10:06 am
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We have all had a few months to absorb the ongoing governance agonies of Ukraine. Many of us have formed opinions on the subject, some sooner than others, some... More
The Violence of Poverty
Mar 17, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 5,284

"The impoverished Rwandans, at their point of most desperate need -- huddled against those advancing machetes in that church, did not need someone to bring them... More
DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
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Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
Sad Commentaries
Mar 10, 2014 11:53 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,300

What's happening to us? That's the depressing question that looms large for me after reading two sad articles in tandem, one local and another about life in Attalissa,... More
Torches and Pitchforks 52 – Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 8,181

By what passes for standards in today's Senate, Thurgood Marshall would be a pariah. Born into modest circumstances and barred by his race from admission to the... More
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