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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A message for all ...
Dec 25, 2019 7:49 am
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I saw "The Electric Horseman" recently (enjoyed it!). I was reminded of this gorgeous cut
Hand's on the Wheel
from Willie Nelson's magnificent... More
I’ve been Hacked! Insulted, too.
Mar 15, 2019 1:51 pm
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I awoke this morning to an ominous-looking email – it announced that I’ve been hacked. Uh-oh.
Now, I consider myself to be a reasonably competent,... More
Jan 9, 2019 5:33 pm
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Kenny Rogers was right: a good gambler knows when to hold ‘em … as well as when to fold ‘em. Take a lesson Mr. Trump.
After showing a weak... More
Keeping Our Brothers, on Thanksgiving
Nov 12, 2018 4:09 pm
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“They were fleeing down the road with only the shirts on their backs – many were carrying their children or the family pet.”
The Silence of the Sows (hens and calves, too)
Oct 26, 2018 11:37 am
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As the saying goes, “democracy dies in darkness.” Industrial agriculture, however, thrives in its dark and muted isolation from consumers. Prop 12... More