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Accept the fact that Trump is president

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Are the Democrats ever going to quit whining over the fact that they lost the election to Republican Donald J. Trump? Their actions are not only deplorable but childish. Let it go and accept it, that Donald J. Trump is our new president as of Friday. Yvonne Lehman Roswell...

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Trump won the U.S., Clinton won California

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I’ve just read (Tom McDonald’s column published Jan. 18) regarding the unpopular Donald Trump. You are in deep remorse regarding his election, that is obvious. But you are in serious denial regarding the infrastructure of our electoral process. Here’s...

Remember details other writer forgot

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with some interest Mr. Bill Schwartz’s letter of Jan. 20. I remember things that he seems to have forgotten. In 1980, the Republicans bribed the revolutionary government of Iran to keep the American prisoners until after the U.S. election, thereby...

U.S. has always been divided

January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Now that President Donald J. Trump is in office, perhaps it’s a good time to turn our attention to healing some of the wounds that have injured the United States in recent years, first by turning our attention to this nation’s history of dissent, then by...

Newspapers in Education beneficial to many

January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Newspapers in Education, or NIE, is a cooperative program between the Roswell Independent School District and the Roswell Daily Record to use our newspapers as a tool for instruction. We provide the newspapers to the school district at no cost, for use in...

Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

January 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

President Donald Trump Friday’s inauguration of Donald J. Trump may have been a sordid affair for many, but this much is certain: Trump is now our president, and those who oppose him should accept this fact. We wish our new president well and hope he...

Reflections on a candidacy that fell short

January 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

I see where the Roswell Independent School District is having school board elections — nine candidates vying for four positions. This is certainly going to make the upcoming elections worth seeing and paying attention to as the day to cast your votes grows...

Christ, not rituals or ceremonies, central to our faith

January 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Jesus Christ is the center of Christianity. Not rituals or religious ceremonies. Not morals or good deeds. Not physical healing or positive thinking. Certainly not how you can have your best life now. First and foremost, it is about a person. As the late John...

Politics and disease go way back

January 19, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

As the ferocious drama known as Obamacare continues to unfold on the national stage, I often muse on the interaction between policy and medicine. While news outlets certainly emphasize political response to health insurance (Obamacare) and disease (Zika,...

CASA advocates can be trusted

January 19, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Today, a 12-year-old boy wrote to us, “Thank you for believing and trusting in me. No one has ever done that before. No one ever does what they say they will do, but you did.” Our CASA children know incredible abuse. Even worse, they are let down time and...