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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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Work, Work, Work: A Primer of Sorts
Feb 10, 2014 5:41 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,866

The current kerfuffle over the Congressional Budget Office's projections is the latest wolf-cry from the shepherd boys of the Right. The CBO report predicted that... More
Since When are Competition and Lower Medical Costs a Bad Thing?
Feb 7, 2014 10:07 am
Comments: 35 | Views: 6,848

I am writing in response to brother blogger Tim's recent description of developments in the East Bay health care market. I'll admit to some uncertainty about the... More
Yeah, I watched it … Superbowl Notes
Feb 3, 2014 9:20 am
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,835

Okay, so despite my recent protestations to the contrary, we did watch the... More
The Blogger’s Dilemma, and a few thoughts on the 'SOTU' speeches
Jan 31, 2014 1:55 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,252

Today's challenge – why bother to try writing a serious column when The current Most Popular article in the nation's sober newspaper-of-record dissects the waxing... More
Blurred Lines, the commercial
Jan 27, 2014 12:22 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,590

This is not a column about co-opting last year's song of the summer/pop earworm to promote... More
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