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Members of armed services appreciated

May 20, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I wish to thank our troops for protecting our country and our freedoms. I’m extremely proud of our airmen, Marines, sailors and soldiers. Our combatants won both the Afghanistan and the Iraq wars, when they overthrew the tyrannical regimes in both countries. Wars are won, as soon as governments are overthrown; invading countries [&hellip...

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Support for candidate

May 18, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: As your Chaves County clerk, I have received a number of questions over the past couple of weeks and would like to clarify some points: I am not running for re-election, and I am not a candidate for Chaves County clerk. I do strongly support...

Political attacks can backfire

May 13, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: In response to the letter “Follow the money” (RDR April 29): This letter by Mr. Moran (chairman of Democratic Party, Chaves County) strikes me as a rather clumsy attempt to discredit opponents. Contrary to Mr. Moran’s opinion of our...

The War on Women

May 6, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Some of you probably saw four of us out in front of the courthouse with our signs on Saturday. The following list shows you why we were there: Florida — the governor vetoed $1.5 million to fund rape crisis centers. Arizona — bans abortion...

Old Timers’ Day help appreciated

May 4, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: On behalf of the entire Hagerman Old Timers’ Association and Hagerman Forward family, I want to thank everyone who helped make Old Timers’ Day a success last weekend. We appreciate our financial donors tremendously: AK Sales and Consulting,...

Follow the money

April 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: The last state house session revealed a lot about our Gov. Susana Martinez. Don’t let that disarming smile fool you, Gov. Martinez is a cold and calculating politico whose style of governing has more to do with personal ambition than doing...

Patriot Guard Riders

April 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: John Taylor missed a very important aspect of military/veteran funerals in the April 18 paper. That’s the services provided by a nationwide volunteer group — the Patriot Guard Riders. They are available to perform numerous services for the...

Oil facts distorted

April 25, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, “Gas prices are rising, and the Republicans are licking their chops.” This was a headline in a recent edition of the Wall Street Journal. This article had to be talking about elected officials and not about the average everyday Republican who...

Letters

April 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Romney’s religion Dear Editor, As I see that Mitt Romney is going to be picked as the Republican candidate, I wonder why people aren’t making more of an issue of his religion. Remember when people thought that Barack Obama was a Muslim? They were throwing...

Letters

April 21, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Preserving state’s beauty Dear Editor: President Obama recently visited our neck of the woods to talk about domestic energy production, in light of the rallying cries to drill for more oil. It’s worth noting, however, that increasing drilling will not...