Fritz Groszkruger

04/26/2016 - 3:11pm
Notes on the local news        Every once in awhile the Chronicle has a couple of doozies. We are all busy, so oftentimes we can read a truly amazing news story and not think much more about it.      Last week there was a story about the Hampton Public Library and another story about a Mexican in an alley with a .22 caliber pistol. Both stories deserve...
12/15/2015 - 12:11pm
Goodbye dream car      To most people, a car is a way to get around. Being from California, I’m supposed to consider it a statement. But I’m also a rebel.      I never could bring myself to go out on a limb to dedicate my life to a car. I have utmost respect for the skill and patience to drive...
12/01/2015 - 11:43am
Good fences   Good fences make good neighbors; wise words. A lot of hand wringing could have been avoided if our betters had taken these words to heart. Take the potential danger of admitting Middle Eastern refugees to settle in the United States. Generally, the interventionists who contributed so much to the crisis oppose admittance of...
11/17/2015 - 3:50pm
Students and sofa men      Have you ever heard of sofa men?      In the oil-rich countries of the Persian Gulf, most men work for the government. They sit around dozing and watching TV, sometimes carrying papers to and from one office to another. These countries include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the...
11/03/2015 - 1:35pm
Open arms        Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: Refugees. A new kind of foreign invasion is about to change our daily lives. Thanks to the neo-cons, increased diversity will enrich our cultural experience.      There is much talk of welcoming the new arrivals to our kind and caring embrace (...
10/20/2015 - 10:48am
Preserve life        “In a cornfield each tiny seed sprouts into a fragile seedling, subject to the calamities of weather and insects and disease. It struggles on its own to survive without any knowledge of the neighboring plants. But without its neighbors it wouldn't survive. It would grow tall, blow over and...
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