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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 A’s Season Wrap-up: Baseball as Greek Tragedy
Oct 2, 2014 1:58 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,623

Billy Beane is Oedipus, the King.

In Sophocles' great play, the protagonist was a man of considerable ability. He had a noble soul -- exiling himself from... More
November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
Sep 27, 2014 10:35 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,952

This year's Prop 2* is proof that there's no good, simple idea that can't be made complicated if you study it long enough. Former Speaker/Prop author Perez claimed... More
“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
Sep 20, 2014 7:44 am
Comments: 16 | Views: 2,782

We don't die well in America -- treating it as a tragedy to be avoided, rather than as a natural inevitability that ought to make every healthy moment consciously... More
” … and my friend here will have the kibble."
Aug 22, 2014 9:33 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 3,556

Sutter Brown strikes again. Hounded by pet lovers' dogged determination,... More
Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
Aug 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,617

I'm not sure I've ever expressed it aloud, but I can say with certainty that I never thought I'd write a blog in support of Texas' all-star all-hat/no-cattle... More
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 911 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 767 views