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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: 5,194

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: 5,550

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: 4,133

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: 6,304

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: 10,981

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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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 423 views

"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 392 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 334 views