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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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Budget Ceiling Reduxxx: What happens this time?
Sep 22, 2013 9:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,987

Since we all did so well spinning the wheel of fortunes in the Syria chemical weapons crisis two weeks ago, let's now take a shot at predicting the outcome of the... More
The ACA passes muster (pass the mustard!)
Jul 5, 2012 11:54 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,973

July 4th week is great timing for a shout-out to a leader who may have put country before partisanship. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote in the... More
A few thoughts on restoring the middle class
Oct 26, 2011 11:25 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,962

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
Of Downers and Coddled Cattle
Jan 24, 2012 5:22 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,945

Lost behind yesterday's sexier headlines about the Supreme Court's unanimous privacy ruling on warrantless electronic surveillance, was the setback they dealt California's... More
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 68 | Views: 1,945

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
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