UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

  REFRAMING THE NARRATIVE I don’t have to tell you that the 2022 midterm elections are right around the corner.  There are a lot of reasons to be anxious about it right now, and it has less to do with historical stats and more to do with the gerrymandering and...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 03/17/21

FIGHTING DISINFORMATION and IGNORANCE Last week, I wrote about what our UKCC Goals were for 2021.  One of the major tenets was, “Spreading the Democratic Word.” In other words, fighting disinformation and ignorance.  Within that, a big one is fighting the...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 02/17/21

WE DESERVE BETTER After last week’s email, member Trudie Mahoney sent me an email saying that she thought that instead of “Kevin McCarthy Must Go!,” the phrasing should really be, “We Deserve Better than Kevin McCarthy because…”  I...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 12/16/20

THE A DEM PROCESS This week (Tuesday, December 15th, to be precise) was the deadline to put your name in the hat and your hat in the ring to be an ADD for the ADEMS for the state of California.  What exactly is ADEM? ADD? And what do they do?  Glad you...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 10/14/21

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 9/30/20

THE DEBATE STAGE The first 2020 Presidential Debate aired last night.  It’s still fresh, but here are CNN’s initial impressions:”That was a Shit Show.””A hot mess, inside a dumpster fire, inside a train wreck.””It wasn’t...