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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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Ukraine Get-It-Off-Your-Chest Forum
Mar 20, 2014 10:06 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 179,169

We have all had a few months to absorb the ongoing governance agonies of Ukraine. Many of us have formed opinions on the subject, some sooner than others, some... More
The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
Apr 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Comments: 40 | Views: 44,288

(Note: In a rare triumph of propriety over punsmanship, I decided against calling this a 'Gay Rights Coming-out Party.' Don't get used to it.)

In its perpetual... More
Sexual Assault and Military Justice: Competing Reform Proposals. Please weigh-in.
Nov 3, 2013 4:47 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 40,344

This month we celebrate Veterans Day (every year on 11/11, as the Armistice ending World War One went into effect in the eleventh hour on that date, 1918). It is... More
Kudos to the GOP on New Voting Initiatives
Mar 31, 2014 11:04 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 32,790

Fair-is-fair: at times, I have been critical of positions and tactics used by the Republicans – but when they do something that is an unconditionally Good Thing... More
No Longer Ready for Some Football
Nov 11, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 27,387

The Miami Dolphins are playing on Monday Night Football this evening – I won't be watching.

Football has lost me, and not just because of the current bullying... More
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