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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Respect your food, and know from whence it came
May 2, 2013 7:06 pm
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If you knew that other animals experience 'human' emotions, and that they act with what we call moral sense, would that knowledge change your view of how they ought... More
What have we learned (so far) from Boston?
Apr 22, 2013 11:50 am
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The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture of at least one perp. We'll now enter a... More
Sustainability 2: Green Tyranny?
Apr 18, 2013 6:28 pm
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According to one popular philosopher, "Life moves pretty fast." But has the world really gone from 'Silent Spring' to 'Green Tyranny' in three generations? Some... More
Sustainability 1: The Commons
Apr 4, 2013 12:37 pm
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Picture in your mind's eye a thriving medieval farm village. Each household owns its personal plot of land for tilling, and there's a large common area The... More
Supremes should play the Prop 8 case 'straight'
Mar 27, 2013 6:31 pm
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The cause of gay rights is a generational thing. That is, if you're over 60, your synapses may have ossified to the point where you can't get past the unfamiliarity... More