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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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House of Cables
Feb 19, 2014 2:53 pm
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The new House of Cards series on Netflix has been a riveting experience on multiple levels. Don't worry, no spoilers here – just to say that part of its... More
Vote for Pedro?
Jun 28, 2013 9:56 am
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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
Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)
Nov 23, 2013 3:32 pm
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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
Settling Dust, Unsettling Implications
Jul 7, 2013 11:51 am
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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
Overtime Overhaul: Toward Fair Labor Standards
Mar 26, 2014 6:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,091

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
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