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Jeff Gross

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Jeffrey "Jeff" Gross spent 21 years as an Analytical Chemist at the USCG R&D Center in Groton, Connecticut, Woods Hole Laboratories, and Helix Technologies. Changing careers is a "great learning experience for everyone", Jeff says, and I'm an avid outdoorsman and conservationist, a student of the sciences, and the world. The US holds too many wonders not to take a chance and explore them".

Jeff is a Model Train and Railroad entrepreneur. Proud Golden Retriever owner. Ultra strong Second Amendment Advocate and Constitutionalist. "Determined seeker of the truth". 

Jeff is a RIFGPA Legislative officer, Freshwater Chairman, NRA Liaison, FRISC Delegate.

His subjects include Outdoors, Second Amendment, Model Railroading, and Whimsical.

I choose the VA Health System…every time

Many years ago, two good friends of mine, Jesse Jeselonis and Ron Camaioni, recommended becoming part of the VA Health System. I procrastinated but they none the less kept after me. I am very thankful they did.  At the Providence VA you are treated like a person, not like a number, like a paycheck or…
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Gone fishin’ – in Rhode Island

by Jeffrey Gross, contributing writer As Memorial day is almost upon us, the trout fishing is starting to improve. The weeks following opening day were less than successful. Between the Social Distancing and odd/even nonsense coupled with the tropical force winds at times, there wasn’t much time to fish.  Thrown into that situation is the…
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On Freedom…

by Jeffrey Gross, contributing writer More and more I see my friends being stuck in Facebook jail for voicing their opinions that “liberals” find offensive.  Censorship in our world is rampant. Media cannot use certain terms, not write certain articles, for fear that someone may find them offensive. Recently this writer posted two articles on his…
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Social Distance Trout Fishing

When COVID-19 entered the USA, the virus disrupted a lot. Severely impacted, and currently unnecessary, is Social Distance Trout Fishing. Social Distance Trout Fishing was a compromise created by the RI DEM between the over-reaching Governor and constitutionalists – like this writer.  Worse yet, for the first time in history trout fishermen were limited to what days…
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What we do & how we do it. Looking at every little thing to get our lives back

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer The Government acknowledged that COVID-19 lives on plastic/metal for up to 48 hours.  All winter long this writer wears gloves to protect his hands from the cold and fuel contamination on his hands while getting gasoline. In February at the first hint of COVID-19, that practice continued even more actively.…
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A SitRep on Grocery Shopping in the days of Coronavirus

by Jeff Gross, contributing writer When I was in the Military we would provide the Commanding officer with a “SITREP”. A SITREP is the detailed status of the situation during an emergency.  Here is a Market SITREP for Southern New England regarding the Coronavirus. I am sure all of us have heard about the cases…
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USA – #CoronavirusStrong

by Jeff Gross, contributing writer With the impending crisis this writer decided to do the unthinkable.  I needed a few essentials to get by the next weeks, so why not endure the storm and see if indeed the stores were really out of toilet paper? Visions of Cabbage Patch doll mayhem came to mind.  What actually happened…
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The World Needs Rebels

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer 2 years ago someone I highly admire made the comment to me, “The world needs rebels”.  I annoyed her with a question while trying to look out for her best interest and hence her rebel reply. She is capable of handling her own affairs and did not need me being…
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Welcome Spring! Go fishin’

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer The current warming trend in Rhode Island is bringing spring in early, though the official date is March 20th. The high 50’s temperatures brought the Red Wing Black Birds in 30 days early, and the males are already staking out their territory in some Warwick Ponds.  On a pond on…
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The 2A Community – active volunteers for community causes

by Jeffrey Gross, contributing writer On Monday, February 17th, The Ladies of the Federated Rhode Island Sportsmen Clubs and the Yellow Shirts joined forces with Barbara Morse and NBC10 in the annual Presidents Day Blood Drive for the RI Blood Center. The Ladies of the Federated 2A MOMs, Michelle Camera, Aimee DeGregory, and Jen Moffett…
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RI Fish and Game Protective Association supports West Greenwich

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer For years now the Rhode Island Fish and Game Protective Association holds fund raisers prior to Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The fundraiser before Thanksgiving raises money to benefit the West Greenwich Public Library. The funds raised provide for new books, items for “Story Time” and Reading Classes, as well as providing funds…
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SCOTUS, Gun Control, and another RI Legislative Session

By Jeff Gross, for On December 2nd, 2019, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) heard the New York City gun case. The City of New York attempted to moot the case on July 22nd after SCOTUS gave a Writ of Certiorari. That mootness was denied by SCOTUS. Argument date was set, and SCOTUS stated to counsels:…
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“How’s my driving?” Let them know…

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer In a day where motorists are an ever dangerous threat on the roads, and we wake up to daily – and nightly – horrific accident reports –  now truck drivers, always thought of in the past as the safest drivers on the road,  are crossing the line.  About a month…
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It’s the – Great Train and Toy Show

By Jeff Gross This weekend try a different kind of event – one for the whole family.  Greenberg’s Great Train and Toy Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 23 & 24 from 10am to 4pm, both days at Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA – 20 minutes south of Boston. The event is billed…
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Businesses show a nation’s gratitude this Veterans Day

By Jeff Gross, contributing writer Happy Veterans Day to current, former and soon to be service members and especially to the families who must sacrifice while their loved ones are deployed. In an age where it is chic to acknowledge our service men and women a lot of businesses are competing with each other for…
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Second Amendment Coalition and gun owner advocates out in force at Tuesday night’s hearing on gun bills at the RI State House – Photo credit: Jeff Gross

Second Amendment Coalition and gun owner advocates out in force at Tuesday night’s hearing on gun bills at the RI State House. Photo credit: Jeff Gross
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Humanity missing this day…what would you have done?

A moment in Cambridge leaves writer asking the question… Humanity missing this day…what would you have done? By Jeff Gross I’m disgusted with you, Cambridge Massachusetts. On September 5th at 2 pm at the intersection of Mt Auburn St and the Union of Concerned Scientists Alley Way, a physically disabled Vietnam veteran struggled to get…
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