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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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On Iran: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Nov 26, 2013 6:27 am
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The essential nature of a good deal is one in which both parties to it get more of what they really want, in exchange for something they want less. When I buy... More
The Name Game
Jul 26, 2014 12:37 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 18,842

Before reading this blog, you may wish to read-through the recent D/SRX Town Square comments on banning single-use shopping bags. ... More
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 18,358

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have overplayed their hand, recklessly in every... More
Torches and Pitchforks 52 ? Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 18,284

By what passes for standards in today's Senate, Thurgood Marshall would be a pariah. Born into modest circumstances and barred by his race from admission to the... More
Love in the Time of Culture War, Part 1
Feb 27, 2014 7:16 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 18,056

Whatever decision AZ Governor Brewer makes this week (I know, see below. Rats.), it will be just a teaser for the bigger show to come next month. She must decide... More
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