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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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Belly Button Lint
Nov 20, 2012 6:59 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 10,739

It's navel gazing season again, as it is in the wake of every general election. Both sides are analyzing the results of this month's electoral festivities, from... More
How much is enough?
Nov 16, 2013 2:40 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 10,650

I ran into a friend I hadn't seen in a few years this week on BART. He's about my age, a career professional and marathoner, a programmer who worked for a global... More
A Pope That a UU Can Love (mostly), Part Duo: The Church
Dec 12, 2013 12:25 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,568

This will be the second of three installments on Time's Person of the Year, specifically his ... More
Buffett: Changes in Attitude?
May 1, 2014 6:13 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,528

The name 'Buffett' means a lot in the rarified realms of high finance and corporate policy (Warren, not so much Jimmy). In attaining his stature as the world's... More
Torches and Pitchforks 52 – Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 10,257

By what passes for standards in today's Senate, Thurgood Marshall would be a pariah. Born into modest circumstances and barred by his race from admission to the... More
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,172 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 869 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 678 views