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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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DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
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Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie
Jul 12, 2011 6:29 pm
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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
Tenures After (Vergara), Part 1
Jul 10, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,153

Hello again – I needed a break from all things bloggery, and am much refreshed.

Since I penned my latest ode to the A's, little seems to have changed in... More
"If You Can Keep It"
May 23, 2012 6:28 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 2,143

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
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