UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 5/03/22

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 5/03/22

SPEAKING TRUTH TO LIES, i.e. FIGHTING BACK   By now you’ve all heard about the leaked documents from SCOTUS, or more specifically, Justice Alito’s draft opinion stating that a woman’s right to choose, guaranteed to women across the nation regardless of economic...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 5/03/22

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 3/09/22

ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACKLASH As we teeter on the brink of losing Roe v. Wade, as we mark yet another International Women’s Day, and as we pass through another Women’s History Month, I can’t help but wonder, not at how far we’ve come, but why, oh why, are we...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 5/03/22

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 09/02/21

  HAPPY DAYS IN TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott has his eyes on the Trump-base prize, and he won’t stop until he throws Texas all the way back to the 1950’s.  Ah, the 50’s, before the Civil Rights Act, before Roe v. Wade, when elitist white men held all...
UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 5/03/22

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 — 5/03/22

UPPER KERN CIVIC CLUB — 07/01/21

TWO STEPS BACK Yesterday, I was in a bit of a state of shock after hearing that Bill Cosby’s 2018 sexual assault conviction was overturned.  Then I heard that a judge refused to remove Britney Spears’ conservatorship.  And I just thought, what the hell is...