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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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Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie
Jul 12, 2011 6:29 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,167

As the story goes, a unionized public employee, a middle manager, and a Wall Street CEO are seated at a table, with a dozen cookies on it. The CEO takes 11 cookies,... More
Mudbath, Redux?
Jan 16, 2013 8:47 am
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Well, I was all set to write something about Executive Orders, and how there have been almost 14,000 of them -- hoping to comfort the nervous and/or trigger-happy.... More
DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,156



Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
"If You Can Keep It"
May 23, 2012 6:28 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 2,133

This week's news brought an early glimpse into the inner workings of a novel species of political animal: the SuperPAC. These beasts were unleashed by the Supreme... More
Just Like a Train-wreck
Feb 14, 2012 10:09 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,127

A check-in is due to the slow-motion train wreck by which the GOP Faithful have been eat, err … vetting their candidates. It really has been a fascinating study... More
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