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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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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
Much Ado About "Duty"
Jan 13, 2014 6:27 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,070

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
Of Downers and Coddled Cattle
Jan 24, 2012 5:22 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,058

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
Love in the Time of Culture War, Part 2: Hobby Lobby
Mar 3, 2014 7:30 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,967

Part 1 Synopsis: AZ's ill-starred SB1062 and the upcoming Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case before the US Supreme Court have much in common. Both are based... More
What's in a Pronoun?
Jul 23, 2012 11:35 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,933

There may be no more loaded word in the English language than "you."
It can be a fond term of endearment, as in, let's see, the phrase "I'm So-o in love with You"... More
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