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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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Torches and Pitchforks 52 – Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 13,285

By what passes for standards in today's Senate, Thurgood Marshall would be a pariah. Born into modest circumstances and barred by his race from admission to the... More
Valentine’s week: spit and vinegar?
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 12,323

Romantic that I am during this week devoted to love -- set between the birthday celebrations of our two greatest statesmen -- I was hoping for a thaw in the chilly... More
A Pope That a UU Can Love (mostly), Part Duo: The Church
Dec 12, 2013 12:25 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 12,016

This will be the second of three installments on Time's Person of the Year, specifically his ... More
Yeah, I watched it … Superbowl Notes
Feb 3, 2014 9:20 am
Comments: 17 | Views: 11,741

Okay, so despite my recent protestations to the contrary, we did watch the... More
Belly Button Lint
Nov 20, 2012 6:59 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 11,282

It's navel gazing season again, as it is in the wake of every general election. Both sides are analyzing the results of this month's electoral festivities, from... More
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