Fritz Groszkruger

08/23/2016 - 12:22pm
Time to delegislate     Iowa Representative, Ken Rizer, has introduced legislation to add law enforcement to the growing list of groups who elicit stiffer penalties when they are victims of hate crimes. The bill is referred to as the “blue lives matter” bill. So far there is no mention of what this will mean for the Smurf community. I also haven't heard if a...
08/09/2016 - 1:31pm
A subtle destroyer of the human spirit     I lived in Oakland in the early 1970's. I loved the working class feel there. Across the bay was Sissy-town. In Oakland a late model car was usually passing through to the suburbs and almost every car had a Raiders sticker in the back window. I didn't have a car unless I was subbing...
07/26/2016 - 2:44pm
Legalized theft     The prosperity of everyone in a culture is dependent on their ability to keep what they earn. Every drop that they can't keep, reduces incentive to excel in some way; and that is more destructive to the common good than anything else.     During the farm crisis of the eighties I had an...
07/12/2016 - 3:46pm
Preferring local control     Back in the days when socialism was failing in the Soviet Union (The system failed. Ronald Reagan had nothing to do with it.), I had a friend who traveled to Latvia on a farm tour. I remember what he found when he got there.     Imagine a field of oats, just beginning to head out, a...
06/28/2016 - 3:09pm
Beware of opportunistic meddlers     The mass shooting in Orlando is tragic in ways beyond the immediate loss of loved ones and the terror experienced in the event.     Well-intentioned advocates, pundits, and politicians jumped on the news as a way to further their own agendas. They all approached it from the aspect...
06/14/2016 - 3:41pm
The millennials' distopian utopia        I’ll never forget when our oldest son came home from college and declared the welfare state to be legitimate because “we” voted for it. I can’t think of a better illustration of “democratic socialism.”      No founding...
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