Fritz Groszkruger

10/28/2014 - 4:15pm
Father's Day We head to another funeral tomorrow. This time for a young cousin, a nurse taken swiftly by cancer. Between Dawn's musical talents needed for funerals and the funerals of friends and relatives, over-population seems the remotest of worries. We look back on these losses and are assured they did not become more valued just because we now miss them so. At Dad's funeral...
06/17/2014 - 2:38pm
Lasting impressions of a summer vacation Our chickens are coming home to roost in Iraq. The slaughter and disruption of so many people's lives is incomprehensible to us. I cannot imagine the terror of cruise missiles and tanks sweeping across our country by some super power because we have a dictatorial leader from which we need to be...
06/03/2014 - 11:44am
Tragic VA scandal should deliver a broader lesson I have this friend who is a military veteran. He doctors at the VA and even helps shuttle disabled vets to the hospital. I've never heard a negative comment from him on the service at the Veterans Administration. No matter how well-administered, it is the people who make any business...
05/20/2014 - 2:00pm
A nation of immigrants Two weeks ago there was a letter to the Hampton Chronicle pointing out the negative consequences of the increasing Latino population. In response, there were four letters to the editor and a short editorial by the publisher. The lady who wrote about the bad side of our immigrant population mentioned several examples...
04/15/2014 - 10:25am
  Birds of a feather                News of the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library caught my attention when I heard George W. Bush was making an appearance there. Bush, being a Republican and LBJ having been a Democrat, for an instant, made it seem like...
04/01/2014 - 10:12am
Not our fight, again Well, it's crisis time again (to paraphrase the great Ray Charles). All over the papers and on the news the Russians are coming and we better have a meeting of diplomats. Really? Are we so bored that we've got to instigate the overthrowing of elected governments because of a nostalgic notion that the Cold War was...
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