Raucous Caucus | Tom Cushing | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Raucous Caucus
Raucous Caucus

By Tom Cushing

E-mail Tom Cushing | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
Oct 27, 2014 3:10 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,700

Prop 47 on criminal sentencing is a policy wonkboy's delight. It's complicated, dealing with legal arcana and impacts on several levels. It's obscure, having been... More
Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 7,531

The insider's view of Prop writing must present a tantalizing panorama of options. There has to be a temptation to glom several, directionally-related concepts... More
Prop 45 and Health Insurance Rates
Oct 9, 2014 2:55 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 6,718

==I It's ? E-lection time again ? you will deceive me,
I can hear those nasty code words in your ads.
I can tell by the 'on' you 'shine' me, darlin',
That we... More
Lurching Toward Equity *
Oct 6, 2014 5:16 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 5,048


Today, the gay community stands somewhere between "Change Is Gonna Come" and Psalm 13 ('How long wilt thou forget... More
The A?s Season Wrap-up: Baseball as Greek Tragedy
Oct 2, 2014 1:58 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,983

Billy Beane is Oedipus, the King.

In Sophocles' great play, the protagonist was a man of considerable ability. He had a noble soul -- exiling himself from... More
<< < 22 23 24 25 26 > >>
Page 24 of 60

ARCHIVES

Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,986 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 539 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 440 views

Scholarships help us honor, remember Ryan Comer
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 105 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here