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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 Berkeley Bake-sale Blues
Sep 26, 2011 5:45 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 2,136

The world needs a Berkeley. From the Free Speech Movement (FSM) days of Mario Savio and many others, this Bay Area burg has been synonymous with Progressive politics.... More
The House Pulls a Boehner *
Jul 31, 2014 1:03 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 2,126

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
Power to the Patients?
Aug 26, 2013 11:20 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,102

Astute price-fixers and monopolists know that the enemy of their larcenous instincts is transparency. If folks know what an item ought to cost, or what its price... More
Budget Ceiling Reduxxx: What happens this time?
Sep 22, 2013 9:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,101

Since we all did so well spinning the wheel of fortunes in the Syria chemical weapons crisis two weeks ago, let's now take a shot at predicting the outcome of the... More
The ACA passes muster (pass the mustard!)
Jul 5, 2012 11:54 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,086

July 4th week is great timing for a shout-out to a leader who may have put country before partisanship. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote in the... More
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