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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
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 16,281

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
Love in the Time of Culture War, Part 1
Feb 27, 2014 7:16 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 15,824

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
2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
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-- with apologies all around.

'Tis more or less New Year's, and all 'round the 'Ville,
You will now be subjected to bad dogger-el.
The year just completed... More
Torches and Pitchforks 52 – Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 15,169

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
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