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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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Of Downers and Coddled Cattle
Jan 24, 2012 5:22 pm
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Lost behind yesterday's sexier headlines about the Supreme Court's unanimous privacy ruling on warrantless electronic surveillance, was the setback they dealt California's... More
Who’s minding the Fed?
Jan 17, 2012 6:42 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,780

You are invited this week to step into my way back machine, and, if you dare, listen-in on the Fed's Open Market Committee deliberations, circa 2006. There, the... More
A Train to Nowhere?
Jan 10, 2012 3:24 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,131

I am generally a fan of massive public works projects. BART and the Golden Gate and Bay bridges locally, the space program and the interstate highway system are... More
Is Violence Falling Out of Fashion?
Dec 27, 2011 2:20 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,735

As the global village binds itself ever more closely, it's difficult to avoid media coverage of anything that "sells newspapers," in whatever form you actually now... More
Thoughts About Iraq: Is there a way to feel good about it?
Dec 20, 2011 11:35 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,814

Like most Americans, I saw footage of the last Americans loading out of Iraq with relief and pride in our troops' ability to fight a hostile enemy in a worse environment,... More
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