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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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Shooting at the messengers – and the horses they ride in on.
Nov 2, 2015 11:15 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 1,914

Partisans, neutrals, networks, and even the families of the candidates can all agree on one thing: last week’s GOP gathering in Boulder was a disaster. We... More
Look for the Socialist Label?
Oct 26, 2015 6:15 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,384


Last time, we considered just what kind of a socialist Bernie Sanders really is. We concluded that he's a pretty tepid comrade in those arms.

While... More
What's in a name?
Oct 21, 2015 11:42 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 1,831


... That which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet."


Not to say that the politics of the Montagues and Capulets weren't fierce, but... More
Yankee Musings
Oct 12, 2015 2:09 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,642


No, not the New York Yankees, albeit long winters of their discontent are always to be celebrated – THIS blog reflects variously on our recent trip to New England... More
The Cleric and the clerk*
Oct 5, 2015 7:00 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 3,764


One measure of Pope Francis' remarkable appeal is that everybody wants him on 'their side.' If we were making-up teams in gym class, he'd always be The Chosen... More
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