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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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ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,891

Okay, where were we? After a description of the major features of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA for short, or ObromneyCare if you prefer),... More
Who, exactly, is the clown here?
Jul 14, 2014 2:15 pm
Comments: 32 | Views: 1,887

Clowns are a sure-fire leed.

As an unabashed fan of Steven Sondheim,* I was drawn to the title of Maureen Dowd's recent column in the NYTimes: ... More
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,883

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
The Great American Shake-out
Nov 22, 2011 10:31 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,882

As the Congressional Super-Committee blunders toward stalemate, one has to wonder what this latest demonstration of the federal government's wretched inability to... More
Prop 29 Fails to Cure Cancer, does not ensure World Peace!
Jun 4, 2012 6:19 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,879

Having recently tried to update a woefully stale TV viewing habit (I gave up after the untimely demise of Deadwood), I tried to get interested in Mad Men, starting... More
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 34 comments | 1,149 views

Political posturing about water
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Backpacked with care is back
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