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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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Ordinary Transgressions
Aug 9, 2014 1:55 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 11,975

This will be an equal opportunity RC post; recent scandals have befallen politicians of both Parties, on both ends of the country. I'll focus on one from each Party.... More
Blurred Lines, the commercial
Jan 27, 2014 12:22 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 11,793

This is not a column about co-opting last year's song of the summer/pop earworm to promote... More
House of Cables
Feb 19, 2014 2:53 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 11,669

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
Loans? LIBORs Loused
Jul 11, 2012 9:12 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 11,492

Mention the term LIBOR in almost any group, and half will assume a speech impediment, a third will change the subject and the remainder will excuse themselves, eyes... More
Voting Initiatives, for Reals this Time
Apr 6, 2014 1:31 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 11,439

A commenter recently suggested that I'd lost interest in voting as a blog topic. Apparently I had not responded quickly or relevantly enough to suit his 'druthers.... More
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The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 18 comments | 685 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 493 views

Prosperity problems in the Bay Area
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 452 views