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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Is Violence Falling Out of Fashion?
Dec 27, 2011 2:20 pm
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As the global village binds itself ever more closely, it's difficult to avoid media coverage of anything that "sells newspapers," in whatever form you actually now... More
Aug 9, 2014 1:55 pm
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This will be an equal opportunity RC post; recent scandals have befallen politicians of both Parties, on both ends of the country. I'll focus on one from each Party.... More
Of Downers and Coddled Cattle
Jan 24, 2012 5:22 pm
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Lost behind yesterday's sexier headlines about the Supreme Court's unanimous privacy ruling on warrantless electronic surveillance, was the setback they dealt California's... More
Much Ado About "Duty"
Jan 13, 2014 6:27 pm
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For a book that's not yet available for purchase, "Duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' memoir about his service under eight Presidents, has caused quite... More
Sustainability 2: Green Tyranny?
Apr 18, 2013 6:28 pm
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According to one popular philosopher, "Life moves pretty fast." But has the world really gone from 'Silent Spring' to 'Green Tyranny' in three generations? Some... More