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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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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 1,976

The insider's view of Prop writing must present a tantalizing panorama of options. There has to be a temptation to glom several, directionally-related concepts... More
Nuclear Option Averted; Whirled Peas Reign
Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,972

While America slept, our stalwart government has saved us from a fate worse than … gridlock? Perhaps? This week, our Senators worked tirelessly, 'til way past... More
There's something happening here
Oct 4, 2011 11:32 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,968

With apologies to the Buffalo Springfield, what it is really Ain't exactly clear. What we know is that thousands of disaffected, mostly young people have descended... More
Where IS the beef?
Oct 19, 2011 10:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,966

Wendy's hamburger chain is trying to revive its classic ad campaign, and it poses The inquiry we need to be making of our leaders.

The fundamental problem that... More
Serve AND Protect?
May 22, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,948

That popular slogan reflects what citizens expect from their government: protection from harm and service to the common good. It appears on crests and cop cars... More
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 1,976 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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