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Dear Editor: 1-27-15

January 27, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This letter is in response to the Sunday column “For drivers, NM 49th most risky state on your wallet.” I’m a libertarian and I will preface by saying I’m insured, including uninsured/underinsured on my policy. I oppose the laws that state you must buy liability insurance in order to operate a vehicle. These [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 1-24-15

January 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...

Dear Editor: 1-22-15

January 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Recently, I have read numerous letters to the editor, with regard to the immigration problems we are experiencing. Mr. John Ford brought up the wording on the statue of liberty. I did not know the entire context of the wording. I had a very good...

Dear Editor: 1-20-15

January 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Editor’s note: The writer of the first letter is using satire to make his point. Also, the newspaper would like to point out that opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the author and not the newspaper.   Dear editor, I would never...

Dear Editor: 1-17-15

January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I have followed the news reports of terrorism for more than 50 years. My first recollections were the acts of Yasser Arafat until the most recent in France and Africa. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced, murdered, kidnapped or assassinated...

Dear Editor: 1-16-15

January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, January is Sunrise Optimist Club’s membership drive time. We are looking for those in our community who want to make Roswell a better place for the youth. The following article explains what Optimism and the Sunrise Optimist Club is all about....

Dear Editor: 1-15-15

January 14, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The Southeastern Veterans Transportation Network just wrapped up a very successful 2014 and we wish to thank all our generous Roswell organizations that supported us in 2014. As usual, the Roswell Elks Lodge 969 held a well-attended golf...

Dear Editor: 1-10-15

January 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, Mr. Ford’s letter to the RDR presents an incomplete picture of immigration based on feelings and emotions. Unlike those who are coming from Central America, our ancestors who he mentions, came here legally. Those found to be with unacceptable...

Dear Editor: 1-9-15

January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Jan. 6, the RDR published a letter written by Mr. John Ford who quoted the plaque on the Statue of Liberty which begins, “Give me your tired, your poor…” to bolster his argument that “right wingers” are trying to stem the flow of...

Dear Editor: 1-8-15

January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The recent proposal by Police Chief Phil Smith to start a new program called Hot Spot — in which police provide extra focus on small areas that data show have a high crime occurrence — is a good reminder that our police department must always...