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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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Ladies of the House, and the Senate
Oct 21, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 12,569

One of the media narratives making rounds after the most Recent Unpleasantmess ascribed a special role in its resolution to the Senators and Reps who are women.... More
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 12,351

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have overplayed their hand, recklessly in every... More
Since When are Competition and Lower Medical Costs a Bad Thing?
Feb 7, 2014 10:07 am
Comments: 35 | Views: 11,614

I am writing in response to brother blogger Tim's recent description of developments in the East Bay health care market. I'll admit to some uncertainty about the... More
Valentine’s week: spit and vinegar?
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 11,415

Romantic that I am during this week devoted to love -- set between the birthday celebrations of our two greatest statesmen -- I was hoping for a thaw in the chilly... More
Love in the Time of Culture War, Part 1
Feb 27, 2014 7:16 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 10,643

Whatever decision AZ Governor Brewer makes this week (I know, see below. Rats.), it will be just a teaser for the bigger show to come next month. She must decide... More
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