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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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On Iran: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Nov 26, 2013 6:27 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 12,939


The essential nature of a good deal is one in which both parties to it get more of what they really want, in exchange for something they want less. When I buy... More
2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 12,461

-- with apologies all around.

'Tis more or less New Year's, and all 'round the 'Ville,
You will now be subjected to bad dogger-el.
The year just completed... More
Ladies of the House, and the Senate
Oct 21, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 11,904

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
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 11,478

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
Valentine’s week: spit and vinegar?
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 10,515

Romantic that I am during this week devoted to love -- set between the birthday celebrations of our two greatest statesmen -- I was hoping for a thaw in the chilly... More
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