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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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Torches and Pitchforks 52 – Rule of Law 47
Mar 6, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 12,235

By what passes for standards in today's Senate, Thurgood Marshall would be a pariah. Born into modest circumstances and barred by his race from admission to the... More
Valentine’s week: spit and vinegar?
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 12,194

Romantic that I am during this week devoted to love -- set between the birthday celebrations of our two greatest statesmen -- I was hoping for a thaw in the chilly... More
A Pope That a UU Can Love (mostly), Part Duo: The Church
Dec 12, 2013 12:25 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 11,435

This will be the second of three installments on Time's Person of the Year, specifically his ... More
Belly Button Lint
Nov 20, 2012 6:59 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 11,119

It's navel gazing season again, as it is in the wake of every general election. Both sides are analyzing the results of this month's electoral festivities, from... More
How much is enough?
Nov 16, 2013 2:40 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 10,859

I ran into a friend I hadn't seen in a few years this week on BART. He's about my age, a career professional and marathoner, a programmer who worked for a global... More
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