UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

  RECALL CHALLENGE Apparently I wasn’t the only one paying attention to the New York Times Opinion article I shared last week, because this just happened: Federal Lawsuit Challenges Recall as Unconstitutional – Politico And not a moment too soon, because...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/12/21

  THAT RASCALLY RECALL The more this recall drags on, the more I discover how ludicrous this whole thing is…. I have a problem with recalls in general, for many reasons.  The first, because whether they are launched against a Democrat or a Republican, they are...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/04/21

STOP THE RECALL In the not so distant past we have struggled under the weight of conservative Republican Governors (Ronald Reagan, Pete Wilson, Arnold Schwarzenegger) and some crazy conservative legislation (Prop 13 and Prop 8), and for many of those lapses, we are...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/28/21

SPEAKING TRUTH I had just come back from hiking with my dog on Tuesday morning.  I left with the ABC morning news broadcast still playing, and when I returned, I expected to hear the familiar voices of Good Morning America hosts like Robin Roberts.  Instead, the...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/21/21

PLAYING PARTISAN POLITICS Partisan (noun): an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.Partisan (adjective): of, relating to, or characteristic of partisans; partial to a specific party,...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 08/18/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/14/21

TEXAS POLITICS ON THE RUN Just as they did in May, the stealthy and carefully coordinated mass exodus of the Texas Dems on Monday during a 30-day special session called by Governor Greg Abbott (at an expense to Texas taxpayers in the millions of dollars while the...