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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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
May 21, 2017 11:07 am
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The depths of our political schism were made personal to me recently in a phone conversation with my boyhood BFF in Florida, with whom I’ve stayed in-touch... More
“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
Mar 27, 2017 7:50 am
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It’s hard to know what Patrick Henry would make of the new conjunction in the headline. My good friend John (who often upgrades these columns) suggested... More
Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
Mar 20, 2017 2:50 pm
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The world lost its oldest teenager this past weekend. 90-year-old Chuck Berry moved-on to that malt shop jukebox in the sky, but his rich legacy endures for... More
A Continuing Conversation?
Mar 10, 2017 10:33 am
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==I Blogger’s note: I’d like to encourage a continuing conversation, from time-to-time, to follow-on from comments made in earlier blog posts. Here’s... More
Governing from Behind
Mar 5, 2017 3:27 pm
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Republicans were surprised to learn in November that they would control both Houses of Congress and the Executive Branch, starting in January of this year.... More