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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Nov 11, 2014 11:56 am
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Show of hands who knows that your Town or City underwrites the operation of the County Animal Services Department (ASD) shelter in Martinez?
It's true state... More
Brothers in Arms
Nov 6, 2014 2:43 pm
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I discovered this morning that I am related to a war hero and ... More
Nov 1, 2014 6:41 pm
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As a man of a certain age, I'm fascinated with the implications of technologies that just weren't readily available to us Boomers in our stupider, better-looking... More
And now, for Something REALLY Scary ...
Oct 31, 2014 2:34 pm
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o A couple and their young sons are traveling the highway, on their way to hike the local wildflowers an annual family event. He has cash to buy a used car... More
Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
Oct 27, 2014 3:10 pm
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Prop 47 on criminal sentencing is a policy wonkboy's delight. It's complicated, dealing with legal arcana and impacts on several levels. It's obscure, having been... More