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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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Jon Stewart?s Fond Farewell
Aug 8, 2015 5:49 pm
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Thursday's Daily Show/Jon Stewart finale was a curious mixture of pleasure and pain. I think the pain wins this time.

First, the good news. It is always... More
Aug 5, 2015 2:57 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,428

I wanted to like JEB! Bush. Honest. Granted, I considered him a 'reasonable' insurance policy against the possible election of some much worse GOP candidate,... More
Begging to Differ, chapter next.
Aug 3, 2015 2:06 pm
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From Tim Talk, circa July 23:

==I What is being lost in the discussion about gay marriage and the explosion of out-of-wedlock births is a focus... More
Primaries and Pivots
Jul 29, 2015 12:20 pm
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With the general election only fifteen months away, there's barely time to spend the estimated ... More
The Orthodoxy* Strikes Back
Jul 11, 2015 12:30 pm
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Rear-guard actions always seem to accompany successful civil rights struggles, as hold-outs resist compliance. Few of my generation can forget the image of... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 15 comments | 1,000 views

Responding to a comment
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 635 views