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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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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
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
Mudbath, Redux?
Jan 16, 2013 8:47 am
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Well, I was all set to write something about Executive Orders, and how there have been almost 14,000 of them -- hoping to comfort the nervous and/or trigger-happy.... More
Brothers in Arms
Nov 6, 2014 2:43 pm
Comments: 57 | Views: 2,614

I discovered this morning that I am related to a war hero – and ... 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
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