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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Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in … maybe never?
Apr 28, 2014 10:20 am
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Boomers tend to view the sustained prosperity of the mid-20th century as the way things are supposed to be. Back then, incomes rose across the board, growth was... More
Taking Leave of GRAS
Nov 8, 2013 2:48 pm
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The FDA has proposed to ban trans-fat in food is it overdue reform or the nanny state ruining our gustatory fun?
The Food and Drug Administration is the... More
Buffett: Changes in Attitude?
May 1, 2014 6:13 pm
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The name 'Buffett' means a lot in the rarified realms of high finance and corporate policy (Warren, not so much Jimmy). In attaining his stature as the world's... More
On Iran: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Nov 26, 2013 6:27 am
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The essential nature of a good deal is one in which both parties to it get more of what they really want, in exchange for something they want less. When I buy... More