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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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Selma Soliloquy
Jan 23, 2015 3:01 pm
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I got to see the movie 'Selma,' recently. It's an important film, lest those events and dynamics fade from our national consciousness. I recall as a teen... More
The Genghis Chron, Part 2 of 3: Choices
Jan 11, 2015 9:01 am
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As Genghis collie was reasonably comfortable, coping with his leg injury in the short run, we did not avail ourselves of unfamiliar emergency vet services that weekend.... More
The Genghis Chron: a Tribute in Three Parts
Jan 7, 2015 3:53 pm
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The strapping young Border Collie at her front door made it clear to me: I would not pass. He'd only been resident with my former wife for a week (albeit long enough... More
‘Twas the Night: once again, the year in review
Dec 27, 2014 1:17 pm
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'Tis two days after Christmas, I've waited this year,
To bring you these tidings of news in arrears.
For 'twasn't quite clear that the Day would survive,
With... More
Cuba libre?
Dec 21, 2014 11:31 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,172

Well, no – not by a long shot. It will take years for the recent announcement of a thaw in the western hemisphere's deepest diplomatic freeze to take full hold.... More
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