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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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Better Days for Some East Bay Companion Animals
Nov 9, 2015 6:16 pm
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Good news reported recently for local animals in parts of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - shelter reform has taken hold in the former - and it now has a... More
Shooting at the messengers – and the horses they ride in on.
Nov 2, 2015 11:15 am
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Partisans, neutrals, networks, and even the families of the candidates can all agree on one thing: last week’s GOP gathering in Boulder was a disaster. We... More
Look for the Socialist Label?
Oct 26, 2015 6:15 pm
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Last time, we considered just what kind of a socialist Bernie Sanders really is. We concluded that he's a pretty tepid comrade in those arms.

While... More
What's in a name?
Oct 21, 2015 11:42 am
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... That which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet."


Not to say that the politics of the Montagues and Capulets weren't fierce, but... More
Yankee Musings
Oct 12, 2015 2:09 pm
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No, not the New York Yankees, albeit long winters of their discontent are always to be celebrated – THIS blog reflects variously on our recent trip to New England... More
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