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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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Silicon Valley’s Very Own 'Reserve Clause'
Mar 30, 2014 11:57 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,784

"Play Ball!" will be the cry heard 'round Major League Baseball this week, as teams contest the first games of the new season. Silicon Valley being forever ahead... More
Overtime Overhaul: Toward Fair Labor Standards
Mar 26, 2014 6:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,813

Americans generally look 'up' more than they do 'sideways,' focusing on the heavens in preference to the landscape. We have always considered ourselves more Tomorrow's... More
Ukraine Get-It-Off-Your-Chest Forum
Mar 20, 2014 10:06 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 165,198

We have all had a few months to absorb the ongoing governance agonies of Ukraine. Many of us have formed opinions on the subject, some sooner than others, some... More
The Violence of Poverty
Mar 17, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,647

"The impoverished Rwandans, at their point of most desperate need -- huddled against those advancing machetes in that church, did not need someone to bring them... More
DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
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Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
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