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Headline erroneous, ‘overload’ not true

May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Who writes your headlines? In the May 25 paper, a guest editorial from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch was headlined “Voters face information overload.” The editorial was about the need to label food with genetically modified ingredients so that consumers, not voters, would have more information, not less. That is pretty much the opposite of what [&hellip...

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Rich have socialism, so why not everyone?

May 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with some interest Ralph Rivera’s and William Dawes’ letters to the editor and I must say I disagree. They denigrate socialism and use Venezuela as a punching bag. That nation has had deep political and economic problems for many years and is still...

Celebrate caregivers at our city’s hospitals

May 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center and Lovelace Regional Hospital were a buzz with celebrations May 8-14 for National Hospital Week! The week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through...

Writer’s replacement theology disturbing

May 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In regard to “Israel’s founding not based on God” (May 14 letter), Ms. Smith is correct about the modern state of Israel: It bases its legitimacy on the Jewish people’s 3,000-year presence in and connection to the land, a history that led to the...

Capitalism created its own injustices

May 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am pleased to answer Mr. Dawe’s response to my previous letter to the editor on May 20. I would respond to his points in order of appearance in his letter. First, I’m completely surprised to hear him equate socialism to atheism. I have read and studied...

ETZ Commission not suppose to make law

May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The is in reference to an article on Saturday’s front page, “Pro-pot farm ETZ commissioners to remain in place.” For the record, the ETZ Commission is a land-use commission. It is a quasi-judicial body. The matter came before the commission as a request...

Atheists no better or worse than believers

May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A recent letter writer headlined, “Can’t ignore the God revealed in the Bible,” which ran May 17, said, “Some of the most brutal regimes in history (China, North Korea and the former governments of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe) are/were based...

Article put face on transgender issues

May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Brava to Aria Campos, the young woman featured in Lisa Dunlap’s article May 17. We applaud the young woman’s courage in her journey to be true to the person she is. As the article points out, the life of anyone judged to be “different” by society can...

Writers fail to see socialism’s successes

May 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with some interest the Ralph Rivera and William Dawes letters to the editor and I must say I disagree. They denigrate socialism and use Venezuela as a punching bag. That nation has had deep political and economic problems for many years and is still...

Grad speeches should offer practical advice

May 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Articles with tips to new high school graduates appear this time of year in the RDR and many other papers around the country and I’ve always hoped that some story would center on visible tattoos and piercings as an immediate job killer. The tattooed thug on...