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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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Reflections on the Loss of Hope
Mar 2, 2018 3:34 pm
Comments: 139 | Views: 1,884

Let’s start with an experiment: think about Hope Hicks, the departing White House Communications chief. What are the first few words that come to mind... More
Much Ado About Nunez
Feb 3, 2018 10:07 am
Comments: 84 | Views: 1,776

There’s been a lively discussion warming (if not lighting) the dark shadows of the local blog cemetery, so I thought I’d add a few thoughts and let... More
Salami, Salami … Baloney
Jan 19, 2018 10:27 am
Comments: 111 | Views: 2,189

Those GOP butchers at the Congressional deli are playing a losing game.

‘Salami’ is a set of competitive bargaining tactics. In it, the negotiator... More
Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
Jan 12, 2018 12:36 pm
Comments: 101 | Views: 2,129

This is a day when I feel like Michael Corleone, not out of guilt or self-delusion, but because of my tattered New Year’s Resolution.

You see, I promised... More
Sound and Fury over “Fire and Fury”
Jan 5, 2018 11:07 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 1,519

This drama of potentially Shakespearean scope is moving pretty fast, but here’s where we seem to stand as of this writing:

o A sensational book that... More
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