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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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Power to the Patients?
Aug 26, 2013 11:20 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,125

Astute price-fixers and monopolists know that the enemy of their larcenous instincts is transparency. If folks know what an item ought to cost, or what its price... More
Silicon Valley?s Very Own 'Reserve Clause'
Mar 30, 2014 11:57 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,117

"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
DiFi vs. Spy
Mar 12, 2014 10:23 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 4,091

Sometimes, truth is stranger than Mad magazine. And SOMEtimes, circumstances can be weird enough to convert even our own Senator What, Me Worry... More
Horrific Toll. Simple Truth.
Dec 21, 2012 2:59 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,074

With the ancient Mayans now universally exposed as bad-at-math, it falls to me to write this week's column. It will be brief, but heart-felt, and, I suspect, not... More
Just who IS this Obama guy, anyway?
Aug 9, 2011 10:00 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 4,011

It's tempting to begin this week's epistle with an inquiry about whether anybody feels better about last week's DC debacle, from an investor's vantage fully 15%... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
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Doubling Dublin
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The Cleric and the clerk*
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The Arts and Critical Thinking
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