Fritz Groszkruger

02/09/2016 - 6:37pm
Our youngsters deserve better      It’s birthday time around here. Thirty-five years ago on Feb. 6, my Dawnie had this giant baby pop out and run around the hospital like the gingerbread boy. Well not quite, but almost.      I remember telling my grandpa, “Dawn had a boy and his name is Hans.” He looked at me, astonished. I asked what was...
01/26/2016 - 1:27pm
First in the nation: Whoopee!      Caucus season is upon us and the second most frequent comment I hear is, “I can’t wait until it is over.”      I think one of the biggest mistakes of my life was waiting until after an election cycle to dump our land line phone. Believe me, you won’t...
01/12/2016 - 11:56am
What's “The Alternative?”      Ryan, the publisher of this paper, has graciously offered “The Alternative” to several other Mid-America publications. He suggested I give a little background. I agreed, as I always consider the source of information to be as important as the information itself in...
12/29/2015 - 2:35pm
New Year challenge      As we start a new calendar, it is tradition to make a New Year’s resolution. With just a single goal, the task is less daunting and easier to focus on; thus achievable. Usually we procrastinate for a long time in order to enjoy the luxury of our vice as long as possible, but still feel good about...
12/15/2015 - 12:11pm
Goodbye dream car      To most people, a car is a way to get around. Being from California, I’m supposed to consider it a statement. But I’m also a rebel.      I never could bring myself to go out on a limb to dedicate my life to a car. I have utmost respect for the skill and patience to drive...
12/01/2015 - 11:43am
Good fences   Good fences make good neighbors; wise words. A lot of hand wringing could have been avoided if our betters had taken these words to heart. Take the potential danger of admitting Middle Eastern refugees to settle in the United States. Generally, the interventionists who contributed so much to the crisis oppose admittance of...
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