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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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On Iran: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Nov 26, 2013 6:27 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 12,771


The essential nature of a good deal is one in which both parties to it get more of what they really want, in exchange for something they want less. When I buy... More
2012: The Year in Verse
Jan 3, 2013 8:47 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 12,112

-- with apologies all around.

'Tis more or less New Year's, and all 'round the 'Ville,
You will now be subjected to bad dogger-el.
The year just completed... More
Ladies of the House, and the Senate
Oct 21, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 11,857

One of the media narratives making rounds after the most Recent Unpleasantmess ascribed a special role in its resolution to the Senators and Reps who are women.... More
Inheriting the Wind
Oct 10, 2013 12:34 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 11,440

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have overplayed their hand, recklessly in every... More
How much is enough?
Nov 16, 2013 2:40 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 10,315

I ran into a friend I hadn't seen in a few years this week on BART. He's about my age, a career professional and marathoner, a programmer who worked for a global... More
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