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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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Compositional Amenities, Fear-mongering, Fox and the Future
Sep 8, 2015 4:18 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 3,267


Are the so-called culture wars overblown ? trumped-up by media moguls and others who substitute ratings and attention for substance and meaning? I think they... More
Casino Manhattan
Aug 31, 2015 1:58 pm
Comments: 33 | Views: 2,899


I was interested yesterday to see pundit Ben Stein on the Sunday talkies, confirming one of my suspicions about last week's market gyrations. He may have burst... More
Call Alice ...
Aug 28, 2015 2:48 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 2,526


With apologies to Grace Slick:

==I One pill makes him larger, and
One pill lights your spark.
But the promises Big Pharma gives you,
Too-o-oo often... More
How to Demagogue an Issue: Planned Parenthood in the Cross-hairs
Aug 18, 2015 1:47 pm
Comments: 42 | Views: 2,978


This blog follows-on Roz's recent epistle on Planned Parenthood, which developed a spirited following in the threads until she got tired of the associated nonsense... More
Jon Stewart?s Fond Farewell
Aug 8, 2015 5:49 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,463


Thursday's Daily Show/Jon Stewart finale was a curious mixture of pleasure and pain. I think the pain wins this time.

First, the good news. It is always... More
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