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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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I Am Spartacus
Dec 1, 2013 5:59 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 25,755

"First, they came for my phone records, and I did nothing …"

While the media have obsessed about one particular, ultimately transitory untruth emanating from... More
"...On the Pavement, Thinkin' 'Bout the Government ..." Part One
Oct 15, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 25,553

Setting aside Dylan's badge-wearing man in a trench coat (laid-off in the government shutdown), I Have Been thinking about the government lately. So have others,... More
No Longer Ready for Some Football
Nov 11, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 25,405

The Miami Dolphins are playing on Monday Night Football this evening – I won't be watching.

Football has lost me, and not just because of the current bullying... More
Problems with the New Journalism, or Why I Miss Uncle Walter.
Oct 29, 2013 10:44 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 24,515

As a naturalized netizen, I grew up in a paper-and-pencil world with only three TV channels. We were actually a Huntley/Brinkley household, in the same way folks... More
Thinking ‘Bout the Government, Part Two (Don’t Follow Leaders … or was it TeaPers?)
Oct 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 21,216

My foray into lyricizing this blog met with indifferent reception, at best. Those impulses will probably be restrained in composing this conclusion. I reserve... More
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,966 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,302 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 608 views