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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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Nowhere to Hide
Mar 16, 2016 12:19 pm
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In his own words, by nominating Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court, President Obama has “played it straight.” So doing, he has also skillfully... More
Deciphering the Short-fingered Vulgarian *
Mar 7, 2016 11:31 am
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I understand Donald Trump. I’m not sure I’m happy or proud about it, and I’m a little ashamed that it took me this long. The entire punditocracy,... More
The EEOC Opens a New Front in the Culture Wars
Mar 2, 2016 9:48 am
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Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in its mission to interpret and enforce the employment anti-discrimination provisions of the Civil Rights... More
Sandoval for Supreme?
Feb 24, 2016 9:40 pm
Comments: 30 | Views: 2,459


Fascinating news out of the capitol, one day after the GOP-led Judiciary Committee and full Senate gleefully and expectedly renounced any intention to fulfill... More
Tending 'Nino
Feb 15, 2016 11:32 am
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Mr. Justice Scalia had barely reached room temperature when a battle he’d have enjoyed broke out all around his corpse. It seems a shame that he’ll... More
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