Fritz Groszkruger

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 of top-down management of our world, as if they...
04/19/2016 - 4:12pm
46 years ago, I was a watermelon        I was in college in Oakland when Sen. Gaylord Nelson instigated Earth Day on a Wednesday in April so college students could participate to the fullest extent. They are malleable and the professors thought the cause was urgent enough that class could wait.     ...
04/05/2016 - 2:03pm
Dealing with the criminal element      The urban crime culture is bleeding into our rural paradise, evidenced by the tagging that went on last summer around Hampton. When I was young in southern California, tagging, which is spray painted graffiti referring to gangs, was rare. It was cleaned up soon after it was discovered. It...
03/22/2016 - 3:18pm
Who is complicit in disaster?      One person dies of malnutrition in Africa every four seconds. In Zimbabwe, a country that should be the ideal of progressives because the land was taken from the haves and given to the havenots, a drought has turned into murder. Robert Mugabe and his gang have fallen for the anti-science of...
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...
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