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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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House built on a sand foundation
Aug 31, 2012 9:35 am
Comments: 33 | Views: 4,047

Political campaigns are not famous for hewing to any line of ethical rectitude. The First Amendment that honors free expression is never stronger than when the... More
Their Akin-Breakin’ Hurt
Aug 23, 2012 12:30 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 3,211

I thought I was taking a late summer hiatus, based on a combination of annual dog days reveries, overseas athletic distractions, and an utterly uninspiring domestic... More
What's in a Pronoun?
Jul 23, 2012 11:35 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,935

There may be no more loaded word in the English language than "you."
It can be a fond term of endearment, as in, let's see, the phrase "I'm So-o in love with You"... More
The VeepStakes: First, do no harm (who's your choice?)
Jul 18, 2012 3:16 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,105

The presumptive GOP Presidential nominee, Mr. Romney, is in the process of vetting potential presumptive running mates, using the title mantra as the campaign's... More
Loans’ LIBORs Loused
Jul 11, 2012 9:12 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,648

Mention the term LIBOR in almost any group, and half will assume a speech impediment, a third will change the subject and the remainder will excuse themselves, eyes... More
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