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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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What have we learned (so far) from Boston?
Apr 22, 2013 11:50 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 5,066

The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture of at least one perp. We'll now enter a... More
The House Pulls a Boehner *
Jul 31, 2014 1:03 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 5,043

What do you call it when the House of Representatives, which has repeatedly voted to repeal ObamaCare, now sues the President ==I for failing to implement it fast... More
What Are Your National Stories of the Year, 2014?
Jan 7, 2014 7:15 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,033

Now that the weirdly long, drawn-out Holiday season is past, do we dare we look into the murky new year's crystal ball? Of course we do! Which tales will be the... More
A Butterfly?s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,958

As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
Is Violence Falling Out of Fashion?
Dec 27, 2011 2:20 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,914

As the global village binds itself ever more closely, it's difficult to avoid media coverage of anything that "sells newspapers," in whatever form you actually now... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,154 views

Responding to a comment
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 767 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 250 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 132 views