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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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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
Oct 15, 2014 3:34 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,462

The insider's view of Prop writing must present a tantalizing panorama of options. There has to be a temptation to glom several, directionally-related concepts... More
The Power of Appropriate Apology
Mar 6, 2012 5:19 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 5,414

There's an old story that I've heard often enough that it may be true -- it concerns a law student who had to bring her 8 year-old son to contracts class one morning.... More
Feb 8, 2012 10:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,397

To paraphrase Clint Eastwood's raspy Super Bowl ad for an Italian car company: "It's halftime in California." As reported elsewhere hereabouts, the monumental struggle... More
Coming to grips with the contraception kerfuffle; and Colvin v. DSK
Feb 22, 2012 11:04 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 5,393

I have been trying to sort out the Great Contraception/Religious Liberties/Women' Health blemish that has erupted recently. That's not as easy a task as it ought... More
Meanwhile, back at the ranch ...
Sep 19, 2012 11:00 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 5,391

Anything I could write about the current state of the Presidential campaign would feel like piling-on, and the major issue in the US Senate derby seems to be whether... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 18 comments | 685 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 493 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 452 views