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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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Nuclear Option Averted; Whirled Peas Reign
Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,680

While America slept, our stalwart government has saved us from a fate worse than ? gridlock? Perhaps? This week, our Senators worked tirelessly, 'til way past... More
Settling Dust, Unsettling Implications
Jul 7, 2013 11:51 am
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The US Supreme Court's two recent gay marriage rulings, more political than principled, left a significant gap in the CA initiative process. The strong language... More
Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 8,270

Now that the Supreme Court has timidly deputized local trial Judge Vaughn Walker to speak for it on Prop 8; and setting aside the stunning arrival on the national... More
Take me out to the ballgame ? in San Jose
Jun 21, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,198

I worship in Annie Savoy's Church of Baseball – attend services regularly in Oakland, sit in a designated pew, sing lustily in the seventh inning choir and... More
Mike and Dianne and Bernie and Rand
Jun 10, 2013 2:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 5,891

At long last, we've found an issue that can unite House Republican leader Mike Rogers with our own Senate stalwart Dianne Feinstein, as well as libertarian Sen.... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 17 comments | 668 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 478 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 398 views