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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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Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
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Now that the Supreme Court has timidly deputized local trial Judge Vaughn Walker to speak for it on Prop 8; and setting aside the stunning arrival on the national... More
Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)
Nov 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 6,347

Amidst typically strident DC hyperbole, the Senate this week took a significant step toward getting things done. It amended its filibuster rules to overcome their... More
Squaring the Pentagon
Dec 7, 2012 5:23 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,345

I think we can all agree that the single most fundamental duty of government is to provide for the national defense, from which all else flows. It is a testament... More
The Rise of the Drones
Jun 13, 2012 11:05 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,287

If you had reliable intelligence on the location of an Al Qaeda lieutenant in remote Pakistan, and a Hellfire-equipped drone handy, would you kill him with it? ... More
Settling Dust, Unsettling Implications
Jul 7, 2013 11:51 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,211

The US Supreme Court's two recent gay marriage rulings, more political than principled, left a significant gap in the CA initiative process. The strong language... More
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