August 2, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Truth really is stranger than fiction.  Especially in Crazy Town Roswell. [/auth...

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Dear Editor: Partisan divides make a difference

July 31, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A column written by Tom McDonald, Daily Record general manager and advertising director, appeared in Wednesday’s Opinion section with the title “Partisan divides don’t make much difference.” The article identifies various sections of New Mexico which...



July 31, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

The guy with the bubble pipe has the right idea.  You can go anywhere with a bubble pipe. [/auth...

Dear Editor: Making exceptionto city’s smoke-free ordinance a bad idea

July 30, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Your Roswell City Council and maybe your mayor will decide at their Aug. 6 meeting whether to keep the existing “Roswell Smoke Free Air Act” or amend it to allow smoking. The amendment, proposed Ordinance 15–11, if passed, will approve smoking on patios...

Dear Editor: Why not adopt state’s smoking law?

July 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In the RDR article on July 22, City Councilor Caleb Grant stated that the proposed changes to the city’s “Smoke-free Air Act of 2004” would make it more like the state’s smoking law. A question: Why not repeal the existing city ordinance and adopt the...

Partisan divides don’t make much difference

July 29, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Last week I heard a DJ on the radio talking about a list of the most liberal and conservative cities in the U.S., so I looked it up online. Turns out it’s a dated listing, from last August, but I’d say it’s still applicable. And, hey, it’s a “Top...

Dear Editor: We must be faithful to the Lord, despite Supreme Court ruling

July 28, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As I write this it is Independence Day 2015. It was 239 years ago that 56 men promised, “And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance of the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our...



July 26, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Never mind the murders and violent deaths, what’s the deal with the young people consistently in the obituaries? [/auth...



July 25, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

10,000 protesters against this Iran deal…in Times Square?  Perhaps New Yorkers don’t want to be a terrorism target again. [/auth...

Homelessness a small town problem, too

July 24, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s easy to see homelessness as more of an urban problem, since that’s where it’s more visible. But it’s a problem in smaller cities and towns too, as is evident virtually everywhere. Poverty rates are often higher in small towns than they are in the...