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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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Halftime
Feb 8, 2012 10:49 am
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To paraphrase Clint Eastwood's raspy Super Bowl ad for an Italian car company: "It's halftime in California." As reported elsewhere hereabouts, the monumental struggle... More
The Hayden Bill, the Governor and the least among us
Jan 31, 2012 6:41 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,579

Please Note: I was all ready to opine on the depleted state of the GOP aspirants, and how quickly Obama has won me back – and then THIS happened in Sacramento.... More
Of Downers and Coddled Cattle
Jan 24, 2012 5:22 pm
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Lost behind yesterday's sexier headlines about the Supreme Court's unanimous privacy ruling on warrantless electronic surveillance, was the setback they dealt California's... More
Who’s minding the Fed?
Jan 17, 2012 6:42 pm
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You are invited this week to step into my way back machine, and, if you dare, listen-in on the Fed's Open Market Committee deliberations, circa 2006. There, the... More
A Train to Nowhere?
Jan 10, 2012 3:24 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,407

I am generally a fan of massive public works projects. BART and the Golden Gate and Bay bridges locally, the space program and the interstate highway system are... More
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 1,855 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,282 views

My secret identity is revealed!
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