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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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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
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
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As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
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
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
Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
Oct 27, 2014 3:10 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,816

Prop 47 on criminal sentencing is a policy wonkboy's delight. It's complicated, dealing with legal arcana and impacts on several levels. It's obscure, having been... More
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