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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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What's in a name?
Oct 21, 2015 11:42 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 979

... 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: 942

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: 2,005

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
A few notes
Sep 22, 2015 12:06 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 1,979

There's a Lot going on at the moment, with Papal and Presidential visits, debates and ongoing crises that all deserve attention. There's also a lot happening on... More
Compositional Amenities, Fear-mongering, Fox and the Future
Sep 8, 2015 4:18 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 2,073

Are the so-called culture wars overblown ? trumped-up by media moguls and others who substitute ratings and attention for substance and meaning? I think they... More
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