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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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When $13 Billion May Not Be Enough
Oct 25, 2013 8:04 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 10,606

JP Morgan Chase ("Chase") and the Department of Justice have announced a tentative settlement of charges related to the bank's actions during the mortgage debt crisis... More
David Brooks at his Best ? and Worst
Apr 13, 2014 1:14 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 10,092

David Brooks writes wonderful stuff when he speaks from his heart ? it's a very good heart. Unfortunately, he doesn't live there full-time, and too often in his... More
Extraordinary Transgression
Aug 5, 2014 8:01 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 9,941

When last we checked-in on the Senate Intelligence Committee (DiFi vs Spy, RC March 12), our own Senator... More
Biggest Stories of 2014: Global and California
Jan 10, 2014 10:16 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 9,605

Earlier this week, we took a shot at identifying important national stories that may take further shape and dominate the news during the coming year. I haven't... More
Mr. Votes Goes to Washington (but not quite far enough)
Nov 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 9,562

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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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 15 comments | 959 views

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