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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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Brothers in Arms
Nov 6, 2014 2:43 pm
Comments: 57 | Views: 5,330

I discovered this morning that I am related to a war hero – and ... More
Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,304

The misbehaviors of politicians are the most predictable entertainments since the invention of comedy. Although the venal instincts of our would-be ruling class... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 5,298

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,268

The insider's view of Prop writing must present a tantalizing panorama of options. There has to be a temptation to glom several, directionally-related concepts... More
The Power of Appropriate Apology
Mar 6, 2012 5:19 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,251

There's an old story that I've heard often enough that it may be true -- it concerns a law student who had to bring her 8 year-old son to contracts class one morning.... More
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