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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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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
Apr 13, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 3,378

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 Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
Apr 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Comments: 40 | Views: 7,183

(Note: In a rare triumph of propriety over punsmanship, I decided against calling this a 'Gay Rights Coming-out Party.' Don't get used to it.)

In its perpetual... More
Voting Initiatives, for Reals this Time
Apr 6, 2014 1:31 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 3,635

A commenter recently suggested that I'd lost interest in voting as a blog topic. Apparently I had not responded quickly or relevantly enough to suit his 'druthers.... More
Kudos to the GOP on New Voting Initiatives
Mar 31, 2014 11:04 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 5,900

Fair-is-fair: at times, I have been critical of positions and tactics used by the Republicans – but when they do something that is an unconditionally Good Thing... More
Silicon Valley’s Very Own 'Reserve Clause'
Mar 30, 2014 11:57 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,223

"Play Ball!" will be the cry heard 'round Major League Baseball this week, as teams contest the first games of the new season. Silicon Valley being forever ahead... More
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