UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

FROM RUSSIA, WITH HATE Vladimir Putin is a thug and a murderer.  If you want the perfect representation of an evil Bond villain, you don’t have to go any further.  From KGB operative to Yeltsin’s prime minister to president, Putin’s rise to power has...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/25/20

THE GREAT MASK DEBATE  The United States reached its highest daily total of new cases yesterday, with over 36,000 positive tests recorded. In Arizona and Florida, hospitals are running out of ICU beds. The cases in Kern County continue to rise steadily. And now little...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/18/20

SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES FIRST  While we’re on the subject of getting more funding for our schools, programs, hospitals, libraries, firefighters, et. al., I was really fortunate to be a part of a Democratic Women of Kern Zoom Meeting on Saturday, where I learned...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/11/20

DEFUND THE POLICE – DEFINED Defund The Police! It sounds radical. Inflammatory. Perhaps a bit on the anarchist side of the scales? Or maybe you feel it doesn’t go far enough?  Well, “defund” is perhaps the wrong word. It’s more about...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/04/20

A WAKE UP CALL FOR THE NATION I was going to post a photo of our dictator-in-chief holding a bible this week, and rant about how this racist-sexist-homophobe is the antithesis of not only what the Episcopal church stands for, but what Jesus stood for, and how can...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/02/20

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/29/20

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE By now you know the name George Floyd.  You know what happened.  You may have even been able to stomach watching the video.  Protests and riots continue across the country with chants of “I can’t breathe.”  The National Guard is in...