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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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In-house Doghouse
May 27, 2014 8:30 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,840

Media depictions of attorneys tend to focus on slick trial lawyers, whose tailored suits can barely disguise their ... More
Prop 45 and Health Insurance Rates
Oct 9, 2014 2:55 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,800

==I It's … E-lection time again – you will deceive me,
I can hear those nasty code words in your ads.
I can tell by the 'on' you 'shine' me, darlin',
That we... More
Getting to Yes in Syria?
Sep 11, 2013 3:14 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,764

The Syria serial continues, with this episode focused on a proposal to transcend current posturing at the brink of US military action, which carries twin risks of... More
The A’s Season Wrap-up: Baseball as Greek Tragedy
Oct 2, 2014 1:58 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,621

Billy Beane is Oedipus, the King.

In Sophocles' great play, the protagonist was a man of considerable ability. He had a noble soul -- exiling himself from... More
Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
Aug 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,602

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
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,175 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 869 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 679 views