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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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Midsummer Musings on Next Gen Careers
Aug 19, 2013 10:50 am
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We're back from a summer respite in the mountains, where the tribulations of Egyptian democracy, American democracy and (gasp!) ARod's plunking seemed temporarily... More
When $13 Billion May Not Be Enough
Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 8,302

JP Morgan Chase ("Chase") and the Department of Justice have announced a tentative settlement of charges related to the bank's actions during the mortgage debt crisis... More
House of Cables
Feb 19, 2014 2:53 pm
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The new House of Cards series on Netflix has been a riveting experience on multiple levels. Don't worry, no spoilers here – just to say that part of its... More
David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
Apr 13, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 7,583

David Brooks writes wonderful stuff when he speaks from his heart – it's a very good heart. Unfortunately, he doesn't live there full-time, and too often in his... More
The Blogger’s Dilemma, and a few thoughts on the 'SOTU' speeches
Jan 31, 2014 1:55 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,534

Today's challenge – why bother to try writing a serious column when The current Most Popular article in the nation's sober newspaper-of-record dissects the waxing... More
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,153 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 858 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 672 views