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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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Salami, Salami … Baloney
Jan 19, 2018 10:27 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 559


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: 100 | Views: 1,519


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: 1,174


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
Brand, Spanking New Year’s Poll
Jan 3, 2018 6:08 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 781


As we embark on a bright, fresh new year, unsullied by grossly inflated presidential references to personal anatomies – rats, too late for that now – I... More
Some thoughts on the Shiny New Tax Bill
Dec 20, 2017 11:29 am
Comments: 58 | Views: 1,505


o This bill carries a whiff of desperation. It's the dog's breakfast, simplifying nothing, passed with no hearings or opportunity for debate or any outreach... More
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 451 views