David Fritsche’s articles

Cops Shooting Blacks

October 26, 2017
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Cops Shooting Blacks

Why are professional athletes ‘taking a knee’ during the playing of the National Anthem? Why is this protest happening? According to Colin Kaepernick, who started the phenomenon: “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is…

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Trump – Personality vs. Policy

October 21, 2017
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Trump – Personality vs. Policy

Social media is alive with anger, contrasts and polarized positions. Trump! Love him or hate him, but no one seems to be ignoring him. But there are some few who have a different take on him. Let me explain… I do not like The Donald’s personality. I find him boorish, brash and rude. I watched…

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America, Get A Grip!

October 14, 2017
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America, Get A Grip!

Some years ago, the Tribal Administrator came into my office, closed the door, and burst into tears. The Council was meeting to consider firing her, which they did. She did not understand. She was young, bright and had recently completed her Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She had done everything according to the book, yet…

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The Issue of a Sovereign Nation

September 22, 2017
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The Issue of a Sovereign Nation

Much criticism has been levied at President Trump for his emphasis in his United Nations speech, on the separation of sovereign nations. This emphasis came in contradistinction to Obamas push for submission to the UN and a world community. It is being seen as a slap in the face of the UN and of other…

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Where are the Fathers?

September 19, 2017
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Where are the Fathers?

Where are the Fathers? I remember well the day my father died. I was driving to a conference, where I was the main speaker. The call shocked my world. I knew dad was old and ill and that inevitably this day would come. But I did not expect it then, now, or maybe ever. Dad…

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Something Good from Recent Disasters

September 7, 2017
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Something Good from Recent Disasters

One of the great fall outs of the Hurricanes in the South Eastern United States is that people are taking care of themselves and their neighbors, without government permission. That’s right! The liberal backlash is uncovering the conservative conspiracy to take responsibility, show initiative and solve problems without the government doing it all for us.…

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The Tyranny of the Offended

August 25, 2017
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The Tyranny of the Offended

By David Fritsche Th.D. “I am offended!” “It is your fault that I am offended!” “The solution to my problem is that you stop offending me!” “My actions, while offended, are your fault!” And so the line of reason goes… We live in a nation and culture where free speech is paramount to our community…

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Riots and Blame – Fighting the Past vs Moving into the Future

August 23, 2017
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Riots and Blame – Fighting the Past vs Moving into the Future

For more than 30 years I served in the role of counselor, at the church I pastored and at the college I administered. There is one secure and sane principle in dealing with people who are having problems with their past or someone else’s past. That is to redirect their focus and get them move…

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Unintended Consequences

July 29, 2017
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Unintended Consequences

There is a law called “the law of unintended consequences. It basically describes the shortsightedness of our human mental capacity and covers our ignorance of the things we did not think of. It is best seen, at my house, when I chop of the dead tree limb and it falls on top of the car.…

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“Why can’t we all just get along?”

July 24, 2017
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“Why can’t we all just get along?”

During the 1992 riots in South/East Los Angeles, Rodney King uttered and popularized the phrase, “Why can’t we all just get along?” There were other phrases that were never asked but maybe should have been, like: “Why can’t you stay off of drugs and obey a lawful order of a police officer? “Why did you…

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