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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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Reflections in California Chrome
May 5, 2014 9:59 am
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West coast represent! I'm not sure why, really, but I was pleased to see that a "locally" bred horse won this year's Kentucky Derby, in convincing fashion. He... More
Ike’s Farewell, Revisited
Jul 19, 2011 10:03 pm
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I recently came across President Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the nation, circa 1961, on a Great Speeches CD. It's impressive in its predictive power and in... More
A Train to Nowhere?
Jan 10, 2012 3:24 pm
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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
‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
Jul 23, 2014 12:46 pm
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My grandfather, the Accountant, had little use for law or lawyers. In his orderly view of the world (and quite apart from his dismay about the romantic attachments... More
Comedy or Tragedy?
Sep 7, 2012 7:27 am
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Whew – if the recent flurry of activity here on the DX Board is any indication (and it is), this week's doings in Charlotte have heightened interest in the... More
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November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 1,246 views

Who wants to move to San Ramon?
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 1,164 views

Any questions for Pleasanton mayoral, council candidates?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 5 comments | 370 views