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...
01/10/2017 - 3:24pm
Filling a void     I'm sure to receive a message that girls can't say no to a potential unwed father, or drug addicts have needles jump up and stick them in the arm when they least expect it. But the fact is we don't jump out in front of a moving car. We see the consequence as something to avoid. Then we stay on the curb...
12/27/2016 - 5:39pm
Fluid and contradictory policy     I'll have to join the chorus describing politics in the USA as being bizarre. But I have to admit, not any more bizarre than in the past. We forget the politics leading up to any war or social program foisted on us for decades.     At any rate, I've just got to write about...
12/13/2016 - 4:45pm
Long winter nights     As stated in this space before, I dreamt of a career as a movie director. Despite having learned to call them films instead of movies, I never had the ambition to get a start in that direction. It was the art, not the business that interested me.  The art still fascinates me, and Dawn and I watch a lot of...
11/29/2016 - 4:54pm
Windmills make us poor     For years, alternative energy development was stifled by petroleum subsidies; among them military protection rackets and depletion allowances. The subsidies were touted as a way to prop up national security and help low income people get around. But if the cost of oil was realized at the pump instead of...
11/15/2016 - 6:10pm
Brett's Random Thoughts From the Corner Chair      Regardless of who you voted for, we should all be proud of the voter turnout.  Both major party candidates received a tremendous number of votes, as did Mr. Johnson of the Libertarian Party.  It’s too bad that we don’t get that kind of turnout to vote...
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