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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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Prop 45 and Health Insurance Rates
Oct 9, 2014 2:55 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,257

==I It's … E-lection time again – you will deceive me,
I can hear those nasty code words in your ads.
I can tell by the 'on' you 'shine' me, darlin',
That we... More
ObromneyCare, Part Deux: Estimation Boogaloo
May 3, 2012 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,231

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
Serve AND Protect?
May 22, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,229

That popular slogan reflects what citizens expect from their government: protection from harm and service to the common good. It appears on crests and cop cars... More
Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
Aug 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,201

I'm not sure I've ever expressed it aloud, but I can say with certainty that I never thought I'd write a blog in support of Texas' all-star all-hat/no-cattle... More
Stats or Stories?
Feb 5, 2013 3:35 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,176

"Human beings," a famous paleontologist once said, "are the primates who tell stories." Indeed, as we learn more about tool use and moral behavior as practiced by... More
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