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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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Horrific Toll. Simple Truth.
Dec 21, 2012 2:59 pm
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With the ancient Mayans now universally exposed as bad-at-math, it falls to me to write this week's column. It will be brief, but heart-felt, and, I suspect, not... 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
The Details: Devils or Angels?
Jan 31, 2013 9:22 am
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Last week, we learned that there is, indeed, now a fundamental right for individuals to keep and bear arms, supplied by the US Supreme Court in 2008 and 2010 (the... 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
Just who IS this Obama guy, anyway?
Aug 9, 2011 10:00 pm
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It's tempting to begin this week's epistle with an inquiry about whether anybody feels better about last week's DC debacle, from an investor's vantage fully 15%... More
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