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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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A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,633

Last week, I complained that none of the candidates for the highest office in the land are talking about what really ails the country – the steady decline of... More
House built on a sand foundation
Aug 31, 2012 9:35 am
Comments: 33 | Views: 5,606

Political campaigns are not famous for hewing to any line of ethical rectitude. The First Amendment that honors free expression is never stronger than when the... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 5,445

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,401

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
Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,371

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
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