Fritz Groszkruger

04/21/2015 - 12:09pm
Truth or consequences        I lied. I can’t even remember about what, but I was caught and my dad gave me a short lecture.      It went like this: “The reason to never lie is a totally selfish one. Once you lie you may have to tell a hundred other lies in order to cover up the original lie. No one is smart enough to do that.”  ...
01/06/2015 - 1:50pm
All politics is local Two weeks ago The Hampton Chronicle had some important issues that need to be addressed. The Homecoming vandalism is one of those things that has gone on long enough that it has been considered acceptable even though nobody (?) would act this way under ordinary circumstances. There should never have been a time when...
12/24/2014 - 12:36pm
Barack Obama's Christmas gift        Author’s note: It seems weird that the Christmastime column comes after the big rush to spend has been here for so long. It is not very Christmassy, but Christ's message was a bit outside that modern box as well.      As I was spreading my...
12/09/2014 - 12:01pm
I hate politics        I’ve had some feedback on my Thanksgiving column that goes like this, “I liked it, it was apolitical.” And, “Your last column was good. There was less politics.”      I’ve also had people say they know I like to talk politics. But I hate...
11/25/2014 - 1:41pm
A holistic thank you        Back in 1966, I was walking down the street in Santa Monica and as I passed someone I said, “thank you” instead of “hello.” For years I’ve found it funny. Working at McDonalds I was instructed to say thank you like a broken record, so it just came out....
11/10/2014 - 11:15pm
Help, redistributionist!        With the elections over with, I’d like to take a look at them from a different perspective than the wonkish blather that has polluted the media leading up to this blessed moment of peace. Out here on the farm we are not so bothered with all the noise since we don’t have TV...
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