Fritz Groszkruger

09/20/2016 - 4:36pm
The Wall       I am constantly bombarded with email forwards about the dastardly deeds and potential dangers of Islamic extremism and other foreign interlopers.      A wall on the Mexican border has become the popular solution. This will supposedly protect American workers from the unfair competition of people who want to work hard. And the Jihadis...
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...
04/19/2016 - 4:12pm
46 years ago, I was a watermelon        I was in college in Oakland when Sen. Gaylord Nelson instigated Earth Day on a Wednesday in April so college students could participate to the fullest extent. They are malleable and the professors thought the cause was urgent enough that class could wait.     ...
04/05/2016 - 2:03pm
Dealing with the criminal element      The urban crime culture is bleeding into our rural paradise, evidenced by the tagging that went on last summer around Hampton. When I was young in southern California, tagging, which is spray painted graffiti referring to gangs, was rare. It was cleaned up soon after it was discovered. It...
03/22/2016 - 3:18pm
Who is complicit in disaster?      One person dies of malnutrition in Africa every four seconds. In Zimbabwe, a country that should be the ideal of progressives because the land was taken from the haves and given to the havenots, a drought has turned into murder. Robert Mugabe and his gang have fallen for the anti-science of...
03/15/2016 - 11:50am
Wind energy boon should be taken with a grain of salt   Letter to the editor:        The Chronicle is to be congratulated for criticizing Sen. Charles Grassley for not allowing a vote on Obama’s possible Supreme Court nominee. If we are expected to obey the law, our senators should do the same.   ...
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