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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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House of Cables
Feb 19, 2014 2:53 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 3,431

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
For Your Valentine: Share Those Favorite Love Songs, Here
Feb 14, 2014 10:43 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,840

Love and pollen are in the air this day, and unless you're sneezing, you may be humming a romantic tune. After all, the Bard had it right, way back when:

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Work, Work, Work: A Primer of Sorts
Feb 10, 2014 5:41 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,182

The current kerfuffle over the Congressional Budget Office's projections is the latest wolf-cry from the shepherd boys of the Right. The CBO report predicted that... More
Since When are Competition and Lower Medical Costs a Bad Thing?
Feb 7, 2014 10:07 am
Comments: 35 | Views: 3,278

I am writing in response to brother blogger Tim's recent description of developments in the East Bay health care market. I'll admit to some uncertainty about the... More
Yeah, I watched it … Superbowl Notes
Feb 3, 2014 9:20 am
Comments: 17 | Views: 2,506

Okay, so despite my recent protestations to the contrary, we did watch the... More
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