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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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Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,021

Now that the Supreme Court has timidly deputized local trial Judge Vaughn Walker to speak for it on Prop 8; and setting aside the stunning arrival on the national... More
Settling Dust, Unsettling Implications
Jul 7, 2013 11:51 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,890

The US Supreme Court's two recent gay marriage rulings, more political than principled, left a significant gap in the CA initiative process. The strong language... More
Kudos to the GOP on New Voting Initiatives
Mar 31, 2014 11:04 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 5,884

Fair-is-fair: at times, I have been critical of positions and tactics used by the Republicans – but when they do something that is an unconditionally Good Thing... More
Overtime Overhaul: Toward Fair Labor Standards
Mar 26, 2014 6:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,837

Americans generally look 'up' more than they do 'sideways,' focusing on the heavens in preference to the landscape. We have always considered ourselves more Tomorrow's... More
Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)
Nov 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 5,813

Amidst typically strident DC hyperbole, the Senate this week took a significant step toward getting things done. It amended its filibuster rules to overcome their... More
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