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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 Rise of the Drones
Jun 13, 2012 11:05 am
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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
Prop 29 Fails to Cure Cancer, does not ensure World Peace!
Jun 4, 2012 6:19 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,713

Having recently tried to update a woefully stale TV viewing habit (I gave up after the untimely demise of Deadwood), I tried to get interested in Mad Men, starting... More
The Place for Markets: every place?
May 31, 2012 12:06 pm
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As a young lobbyist for a big east coast company and a college Econ major, your scribe was once assigned to cover a public meeting in which the possibility of consolidating... More
"If You Can Keep It"
May 23, 2012 6:28 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 1,902

This week's news brought an early glimpse into the inner workings of a novel species of political animal: the SuperPAC. These beasts were unleashed by the Supreme... More
What is The Problem? The GOP is The Problem.
May 9, 2012 10:35 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 2,407

The first thing you need to know about Norm Ornstein and Thomas Mann is where they work – at the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution,... More
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PG&E: How does the piper pay?
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 729 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 13 comments | 651 views

More changes coming to ValleyCare
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 549 views