Fritz Groszkruger

05/17/2016 - 12:18pm
The failed hog plant project      Hogs paid for our farm. I remember hearing them called “the mortgage-lifter.” Now I know why.      They also provided our kids with responsibilities, something my aunt from California says is lacking in urban environments. Looking back, I wouldn’t have changed a thing in the way we raised pigs, or kids....
03/15/2016 - 11:50am
Wind energy boon should be taken with a grain of salt   Letter to the editor:        The Chronicle is to be congratulated for criticizing Sen. Charles Grassley for not allowing a vote on Obama’s possible Supreme Court nominee. If we are expected to obey the law, our senators should do the same.   ...
03/08/2016 - 5:32pm
Leader of the free world      Marco Rubio told Donald Trump he has small hands. Trump replied.      Oh man. These are people vying for “leader of the free world.” I use that term loosely because the Heritage Foundation has rated the United States at No. 11 in its economic freedom index. Ronald...
02/23/2016 - 5:18pm
Cuba      Barack Obama plans a trip to Cuba March 21-22. Being in conservative circles more than liberal ones, I’m constantly bombarded with anti-Obama messages, as if there is some sort of sudden shift brought about by his presidency. I’m heartened by the outrage at his socialistic policies and rhetoric, but...
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....
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...
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