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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: 4,646

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
What have we learned (so far) from Boston?
Apr 22, 2013 11:50 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,608

The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture of at least one perp. We'll now enter a... More
What Are Your National Stories of the Year, 2014?
Jan 7, 2014 7:15 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,552

Now that the weirdly long, drawn-out Holiday season is past, do we dare we look into the murky new year's crystal ball? Of course we do! Which tales will be the... More
Three Speeches in One
May 29, 2013 8:42 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,531

Contrary to press reports, The President gave three foreign policy speeches last week. Granted, they were integrated into one appearance before the National Defense... More
The House Pulls a Boehner *
Jul 31, 2014 1:03 pm
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What do you call it when the House of Representatives, which has repeatedly voted to repeal ObamaCare, now sues the President ==I for failing to implement it fast... More
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"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 323 views

More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 294 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 270 views