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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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Reps Say the Darndest Things … the Snowden Smear
Jan 21, 2014 9:14 am
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You can add "promotes bi-partisanship" in bi-polar Washington to young Ed Snowden's resume. On this week's Sunday morning spinfests, two Republican Congressmen... More
But For Grace …
Jan 18, 2014 3:35 pm
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What's your monthly budget? How much do you pay for food, gas/electric/water and cable, for your car, its insurance, gas and maintenance, your rent or mortgage?... More
Much Ado About "Duty"
Jan 13, 2014 6:27 pm
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For a book that's not yet available for purchase, "Duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' memoir about his service under eight Presidents, has caused quite... More
Biggest Stories of 2014: Global and California
Jan 10, 2014 10:16 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,301

Earlier this week, we took a shot at identifying important national stories that may take further shape and dominate the news during the coming year. I haven't... More
What Are Your National Stories of the Year, 2014?
Jan 7, 2014 7:15 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,013

Now that the weirdly long, drawn-out Holiday season is past, do we dare we look into the murky new year's crystal ball? Of course we do! Which tales will be the... More
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