Fritz Groszkruger

06/13/2017 - 5:35pm
Good luck, California     An interesting letter appeared in the Wall Street Journal the other day. It compared a “single payer” healthcare system to the present so-called private system.     The socialistic system proposed in California would be funded partly through a 15 percent payroll tax. With a $57,000 average household income and $18,000 family...
03/21/2017 - 3:47pm
Fake news     The big news of fake news is fading as we have come to accept that we really have no idea what is going on, at least when it comes to national and international issues.     I try to focus on what an authority has admitted or proclaimed, rather than on an accusation from someone else. For instance,...
03/07/2017 - 5:16pm
It's rightly called stealing       In an unsigned editorial I read these words: “Public education is a guaranteed right to any child in the U.S., paid for by the American taxpayer.”     I could go on about adhering to the Constitution or the evils of socialism, but then readers would cease...
02/21/2017 - 5:01pm
Woody to Arlo; Now That's Progress.     At a recent musical event, we had a moment to stand and stretch while singing Woody Guthrie's “This Land is Your Land.” A gentleman nearby held his Korean War Veteran hat over his heart as if we were singing “The Star Spangled Banner.”     Guthrie...
02/07/2017 - 5:01pm
800 miles on a tank     We just took a road trip to South Dakota to fetch an old VW Jetta. It's really not something we need but who needs a ski boat or a tuba either? It's a collector car. The 2003 Jetta TDI is a unique car and as our mail lady says, “It's a diesel!”     My interest in...
01/24/2017 - 4:50pm
Conflicts of interest     I'm writing this on the day of Trump's inauguration. Across the board, Inauguration Day is thought of as a great day for our nation, for our democracy. A pageant. Play “Hail to the Chief.” I'm looking forward to the YouTube of Erin Boehme singing “My Way” for the Trumps...
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