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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 29 Fails to Cure Cancer, does not ensure World Peace!
Jun 4, 2012 6:19 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,239

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
Now that we?re all agreed, here?s a chance to create your own year 2050!
Feb 8, 2015 3:01 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 5,234

Campaign issues are beginning to round into shape for 2016. The economy, healthcare and terror are 21st century perennials, but poverty, the middle class/income... More
Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
Apr 17, 2014 11:08 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,198

Postpone the primaries, cancel the caucuses, stop the presses – we've got the consensus candidate for the President in 2016. There's a ... More
Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
Oct 27, 2014 3:10 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,139

Prop 47 on criminal sentencing is a policy wonkboy's delight. It's complicated, dealing with legal arcana and impacts on several levels. It's obscure, having been... More
Three Speeches in One
May 29, 2013 8:42 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 5,084

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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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 18 comments | 1,428 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 14 comments | 558 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 415 views