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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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The Dismal Science Comes to a Dismal Realization
Nov 20, 2013 11:30 am
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A consensus is emerging, at least among liberal economists, about what continues to ail the US economy. It's not a happy message, because it suggests that we're... More
"...On the Pavement, Thinkin' 'Bout the Government ..." Part One
Oct 15, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 26,712

Setting aside Dylan's badge-wearing man in a trench coat (laid-off in the government shutdown), I Have Been thinking about the government lately. So have others,... More
I Am Spartacus
Dec 1, 2013 5:59 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 26,476

"First, they came for my phone records, and I did nothing …"

While the media have obsessed about one particular, ultimately transitory untruth emanating from... More
Problems with the New Journalism, or Why I Miss Uncle Walter.
Oct 29, 2013 10:44 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 25,488

As a naturalized netizen, I grew up in a paper-and-pencil world with only three TV channels. We were actually a Huntley/Brinkley household, in the same way folks... More
Thinking ‘Bout the Government, Part Two (Don’t Follow Leaders … or was it TeaPers?)
Oct 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 22,243

My foray into lyricizing this blog met with indifferent reception, at best. Those impulses will probably be restrained in composing this conclusion. I reserve... More
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