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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: 4,473

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
Prop 29 Fails to Cure Cancer, does not ensure World Peace!
Jun 4, 2012 6:19 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,455

Having recently tried to update a woefully stale TV viewing habit (I gave up after the untimely demise of Deadwood), I tried to get interested in Mad Men, starting... More
Coming to grips with the contraception kerfuffle; and Colvin v. DSK
Feb 22, 2012 11:04 am
Comments: 29 | Views: 4,454

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
Halftime
Feb 8, 2012 10:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,447

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
Preserving Disorder
Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm
Comments: 73 | Views: 4,395

Chicago's Mayor Malaprop, Richard Daley the Elder, earned a kind of fame in 1968 for announcing "…the policeman isn't... More
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