Fritz Groszkruger

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 or a landline phone. But it is still inescapable....
06/24/2014 - 11:33am
Logging Camp This column is a continuation of last week's story of my trip to work in Alaska. I am writing this story to give background to the opinions expressed in The Alternative. There is no such thing as unbiased news. The messenger's background is as important as the message itself. So as you read The Alternative be mindful of...
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...
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