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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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Pride in the Profession, 2: The “Libel Bully” report
Oct 31, 2016 7:15 pm
Comments: 60 | Views: 4,803


In addition to feeling some pride for being among the many lawyers who are poll-watching during Nevada's early voting (prior blog), another lawyerly occurrence... More
Pride in the Profession, 1
Oct 27, 2016 1:07 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,258


Or: "I observed the polls in Reno, just to watch them vote ..."


Every occupation has its foibles and conceits. I will freely... More
Prop 64: Waiting to Inhale?
Oct 17, 2016 12:46 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,028


After twenty years’ dabbling in legal medical marijuana and with no apocalypse in-sight (sorry, Trumpophiles), this Proposition extends legalization to... More
Prop 56: Tax ‘em if you smoke ‘em
Oct 16, 2016 11:52 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 4,754


Proposition 56 would raise the state excise tax on tobacco products by $2.00/pack of cigarettes or its equivalent, and include e-cigarettes in the measure. ... More
Prop 61: A Placebo Endorsement
Oct 15, 2016 10:21 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,920


In wading through the $100 million spent for disinformation on Prop 61, the temptation is to yell: “a pox on both your houses!” and change the channel.... More
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