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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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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
May 25, 2015 12:19 pm
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Banks sell money. They may sell you your mortgage loan, for a price, or underwrite your car purchase. In the global marketplace, some big banks trade countries'... More
The Thrill
May 15, 2015 10:39 am
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They say the death of an old man is not a tragedy, and I think that's true in BB King's case. He passed away peacefully in his sleep last night, in hospice... More
BradyGate
May 14, 2015 6:51 pm
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Our national bloodsport has thrown itself for another loss. In the past, I've followed it, played it avidly to the tune of four-months in a cast, but more... More
Whither the 215?
May 11, 2015 11:12 am
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No, not the highway connecting Riverside to Temecula (complete with SoCal's semantic "the" affectation), we're talking here about Section 215 of the USA Patriot... More
The fish that eats California
May 9, 2015 9:34 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,677


It's not the delta smelt. Nor the salmon – it's the carp.

Indeed, the actions of one species present California with its biggest challenges in coping with... More
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