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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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Ike’s Farewell, Revisited
Jul 19, 2011 10:03 pm
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I recently came across President Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the nation, circa 1961, on a Great Speeches CD. It's impressive in its predictive power and in... More
Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
Aug 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,739

I'm not sure I've ever expressed it aloud, but I can say with certainty that I never thought I'd write a blog in support of Texas' all-star all-hat/no-cattle... More
Mudbath, Redux?
Jan 16, 2013 8:47 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,727

Well, I was all set to write something about Executive Orders, and how there have been almost 14,000 of them -- hoping to comfort the nervous and/or trigger-happy.... More
A Train to Nowhere?
Jan 10, 2012 3:24 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,724

I am generally a fan of massive public works projects. BART and the Golden Gate and Bay bridges locally, the space program and the interstate highway system are... More
Comedy or Tragedy?
Sep 7, 2012 7:27 am
Comments: 27 | Views: 2,713

Whew – if the recent flurry of activity here on the DX Board is any indication (and it is), this week's doings in Charlotte have heightened interest in the... More
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 2,112 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 1,294 views

A rare demolition in Pleasanton
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 767 views