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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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Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,544

Now that the Supreme Court has timidly deputized local trial Judge Vaughn Walker to speak for it on Prop 8; and setting aside the stunning arrival on the national... More
Take me out to the ballgame – in San Jose
Jun 21, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,812

I worship in Annie Savoy's Church of Baseball – attend services regularly in Oakland, sit in a designated pew, sing lustily in the seventh inning choir and... More
Mike and Dianne and Bernie and Rand
Jun 10, 2013 2:29 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,668

At long last, we've found an issue that can unite House Republican leader Mike Rogers with our own Senate stalwart Dianne Feinstein, as well as libertarian Sen.... More
Three Speeches in One
May 29, 2013 8:42 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,901

Contrary to press reports, The President gave three foreign policy speeches last week. Granted, they were integrated into one appearance before the National Defense... More
Serve AND Protect?
May 22, 2013 1:39 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,949

That popular slogan reflects what citizens expect from their government: protection from harm and service to the common good. It appears on crests and cop cars... More
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 2,015 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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