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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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Settling Dust, Unsettling Implications
Jul 7, 2013 11:51 am
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The US Supreme Court's two recent gay marriage rulings, more political than principled, left a significant gap in the CA initiative process. The strong language... More
Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
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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: 1,857

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: 4,682

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
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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
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,090 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 769 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 601 views