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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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The House Hara Kiri, Act II – wherein ‘The Party of No’ becomes ‘The Party of No Clue’
Mar 3, 2015 3:07 pm
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On Tuesday, under cover of Israeli PM Netanyahu's domination of the news cycle (more on that tomorrow, or so), House Speaker Boehner allowed the minority Dems to... More
The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
Feb 27, 2015 5:58 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,336


How does it feel to have The Gang That Can't Shoot Straight in charge of our most fundamental national well-being? From where I sit it's a sad spectacle, as... More
Now that we’re all agreed, here’s a chance to create your own year 2050!
Feb 8, 2015 3:01 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 3,906


Campaign issues are beginning to round into shape for 2016. The economy, healthcare and terror are 21st century perennials, but poverty, the middle class/income... More
Get your daily dose of powdered veggies, and weeds
Feb 3, 2015 12:08 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 2,096

Did you remember to take your gingko biloba memory supplement, today? If you did, chances are that any medicinal properties of the herb do not deserve the credit.... More
The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
Jan 28, 2015 8:10 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,442

One of the more intriguing concepts floated by The Prez* in his recent State of the Union speech touts 'free' community college as a smart 21st century public investment... More
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Old Memories and iMemories
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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