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...
09/08/2015 - 11:49am
None of the above        Hillary is still in the news. What rates her more newsworthy than the people who are spraying graffiti around Hampton can only be that we know who she is. The really big news should be that there is a mainstream politician running for president who admits to being a socialist.    ...
08/25/2015 - 3:50pm
Movie column again      Nearly five years ago I wrote this, the second of my movie columns. Imagine a dotted line around the border with the words “clip and save,” because I can’t imagine encouraging anyone to watch a movie when the weather is this gorgeous.      Put these movies on your...
08/11/2015 - 9:07pm
The hidden costs of crony-capitalism      If Congress doesn’t approve this highway bill, we will need a four-wheel drive to navigate our highways. That is usually how it goes when Congress needs to get dumb legislation passed. Sen. Ted Cruz wasn’t biting. Attached to the highway bill was re-authorization of the...
07/28/2015 - 4:02pm
An election can't change a culture      Whenever I leave my little ivory tower by the West Fork, I meet someone who comments on the writing I do here. But rarely does anyone dispute what I have written. I think we've taken to heart what Rodney King said after that drug-crazed fool was beaten into submission in Los...
07/14/2015 - 11:28am
A good symbol of the American spirit   A young friend set up my blog on Wordpress with a banner at the top containing a Gadsden flag. The Gadsden flag is the yellow one with the coiled rattlesnake and the words “Don’t Tread on Me,” named after and designed by a true hero of the Revolutionary War, Christopher Gadsden.  ...
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