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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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The Details: Devils or Angels?
Jan 31, 2013 9:22 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,543

Last week, we learned that there is, indeed, now a fundamental right for individuals to keep and bear arms, supplied by the US Supreme Court in 2008 and 2010 (the... More
Reflections in California Chrome
May 5, 2014 9:59 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,541

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
Fifty Ways to Craze Your Donors
Jul 27, 2014 9:03 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,493

-- with apologies to Paul Simon; he deserves better

The problem's all over my inbox, it seems to me
I'm being deluged with funding crap from DNC
I'd like... More
Ike’s Farewell, Revisited
Jul 19, 2011 10:03 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,472

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
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,461

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
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,215 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 756 views