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Raucous Caucus

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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Driving the Hippo
Sep 14, 2011 6:53 am
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When I was a cub employee at a Fortune 50 company on the Other Coast, a mentor once told me: "Sprout, this company is like a huge hippopotamus, floating slowly down... More
A Butterfly’s Hurricane?
Oct 11, 2011 10:58 pm
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As the saying goes, when a butterfly flaps its wings in Thailand, the wind blows in Michigan. In other words, everything is connected to everything else in the... More
Silicon Valley’s Very Own 'Reserve Clause'
Mar 30, 2014 11:57 am
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"Play Ball!" will be the cry heard 'round Major League Baseball this week, as teams contest the first games of the new season. Silicon Valley being forever ahead... More
Razing Cain?
Nov 30, 2011 12:03 am
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The misbehaviors of politicians are the most predictable entertainments since the invention of comedy. Although the venal instincts of our would-be ruling class... More
Syria: Several Options, all of them Lousy
May 14, 2013 7:03 am
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Humanitarian crises tug at the heartstrings. The pennies-a-day campaigns of CARE have been working on TV since Lassie was a pup. ASPCA cranks up the Sara MacLachlan... More
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 1,002 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 738 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 599 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 534 views

Five Will Get You Fives
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 170 views