UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE While they’ve met before, today Joe Biden met with Vladimir Putin for the first time since Biden became President of the United States.  There weren’t a lot of high bars set for this meeting.  Not much concrete was expected to...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/09/21

THE GREAT DIVIDE People frequently ask me, “how do I talk to a Trumper?”  “I’d like to have an open conversation with a Republican, but how?”  “How do we find common ground?”  “Maybe through open dialogue we can come...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/02/21

WAVE YOUR PRIDE FLAG PROUDLY From Beyond the Rainbow: Your Ultimate Guide to Pride Flags by Cade Hildreth: Whether you’re LGBTQ+ or an ally, Pride Month is a significant event.Celebrated in June each year, Pride isn’t about politics. It is about everyday rights....
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/26/21

ONE YEAR LATER What a difference a year makes.  On May 25th, 2020, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck and cutting off his oxygen supply for 9 minutes and 29 seconds.  Floyd’s crime? He was suspected of...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 06/16/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 05/20/21

McCARTHY and GOP HYPOCRISY Now that Trump has been forced, at least temporarily, out of the limelight, I am fascinated at how our very own Kevin McCarthy has made himself the lightning rod for all things Dum Dum.  After starting out slowly, first straddling the rope...