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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 Heart of the Constitution
Jun 26, 2015 10:09 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 2,497

"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two... More
Supremes find an acorn
Jun 25, 2015 11:18 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,082

The Supreme Court today rejected gotcha politics by a vote of 6-3. It turns out that the ACA/ObamaCare means what it forever intended, and health care subsidies... More
The Big, Good Wolf
Jun 22, 2015 2:30 pm
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The more we learn about the fellow-traveling species with whom we share this planet, the smarter and more sophisticated they become. So it is with wolves --... More
Will we EVer get this stuff right?
Jun 20, 2015 1:09 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 1,936

Two race-based events, one ridiculous and the other horrific, occupy the national consciousness this week. They demonstrate that we can't even get the questions... More
Hastert: The ?Whys? Have It
Jun 3, 2015 2:07 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,247

Questions abound around the indictment of Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois ? some are prurient, and others relate to policy. Leaving the inglorious... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,202 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 316 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 210 views