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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 be a painful and lonely one. It is [&hellip...

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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...

Socialism a path to totalitarianism

May 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with much interest Ms. Ginger Bowman’s letter on May 17. I applaud her values of hard worth, self-reliance and hard work; many of us have grown up with the same values. What is difficult to understand is how someone with these Judeo-Christian values...

No need to kill the messenger

May 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Mr. Kent Smith’s letter of May 14 concerning Roswell Daily Record reporter Jeff Tucker’s article that four EMS instructors at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell (ENMU-R) overbilled for hours worked applies the opposite of an age-old adage used by...

What’s real newsand what’s not

May 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

(Regarding the transgender story on May 17 by Lisa Dunlap) I am closer and closer to canceling my subscription! Stupid stories. A transgender makes front-page news (while) Planned Parenthood scandal (is) selling torn-up baby body parts. Real news doesn’t?...

Thanks to 9-1-1 for saving lives

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As you know, most of us complain loudly, but seldom thank anyone when an individual does an outstanding job. On May 5, I called a friend, Patsy H., who now lives in Prescott Valley, Arizona, but was a longtime resident of Roswell. Patsy answered my call in a...

Program cleared of fraud allegations

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently, the Roswell Daily Record published a story reporting the result of the audit of the Emergency Medical Education Program at Eastern New Mexico University — Roswell. Prior to this report, four faculty members had been subjected to a hearing in which...

Trump’s record speaks for itself

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

l have lived and worked in southeastern New Mexico for over 60 years. I have served on the election board in Eddy County and am a taxpayer as well. It concerns me watching, as national news reports total unrest about the upcoming presidential election. We do...

The ‘Trump Party’ will win it all

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Yes, it is the :Trump Party” because it is definitely not the Conservative Republican Party or the Liberal Democratic Party. I personally left the Democratic Party back in the 1980s and the Republican Party in 2003 when the Republican president decided to...