Local Blogs

Raucous Caucus
Raucous Caucus

By Tom Cushing

E-mail Tom Cushing

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Taking Leave of GRAS
Nov 8, 2013 2:48 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 14,450

The FDA has proposed to ban trans-fat in food – is it overdue reform or the nanny state ruining our gustatory fun?

The Food and Drug Administration is the... More
On Iran: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Nov 26, 2013 6:27 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 13,645


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: 12,731

-- 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: 12,054

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: 11,619

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
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 3 of 35

ARCHIVES

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 950 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 786 views