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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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Nuclear Option Averted; Whirled Peas Reign
Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,510

While America slept, our stalwart government has saved us from a fate worse than … gridlock? Perhaps? This week, our Senators worked tirelessly, 'til way past... More
Brill’s Pill, Distilled
Mar 15, 2013 6:29 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,451

I've admired Steven Brill since our much shaggier days; his early, spot-on exposee of the Teamsters was an act of journalistic courage. He has recently faced an... More
Budget Ceiling Reduxxx: What happens this time?
Sep 22, 2013 9:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,423

Since we all did so well spinning the wheel of fortunes in the Syria chemical weapons crisis two weeks ago, let's now take a shot at predicting the outcome of the... More
Me and Ashley, sittin’ in a tweet …
Mar 20, 2015 11:10 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,400

Okay, so the venom to which the actress... More
The Berkeley Bake-sale Blues
Sep 26, 2011 5:45 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 3,392

The world needs a Berkeley. From the Free Speech Movement (FSM) days of Mario Savio and many others, this Bay Area burg has been synonymous with Progressive politics.... More
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Primaries and Pivots
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Teaching The Arts
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Wrapping Up
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