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Indoor competitive pool would be better

January 23, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On Feb. 9, the Roswell City Council will host a public forum on the proposed Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increase in support of the new Recreation Center and pool(s). This project was initially estimated at $18 million and may be escalated to near $25 million. Immediately after the public forum, the council will vote to [&hellip...

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Accept the fact that Trump is president

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Are the Democrats ever going to quit whining over the fact that they lost the election to Republican Donald J. Trump? Their actions are not only deplorable but childish. Let it go and accept it, that Donald J. Trump is our new president as of Friday. Yvonne...

Trump won the U.S., Clinton won California

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I’ve just read (Tom McDonald’s column published Jan. 18) regarding the unpopular Donald Trump. You are in deep remorse regarding his election, that is obvious. But you are in serious denial regarding the infrastructure of our electoral process. Here’s...

Remember details other writer forgot

January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with some interest Mr. Bill Schwartz’s letter of Jan. 20. I remember things that he seems to have forgotten. In 1980, the Republicans bribed the revolutionary government of Iran to keep the American prisoners until after the U.S. election, thereby...

CASA advocates can be trusted

January 19, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Today, a 12-year-old boy wrote to us, “Thank you for believing and trusting in me. No one has ever done that before. No one ever does what they say they will do, but you did.” Our CASA children know incredible abuse. Even worse, they are let down time and...

Rancor in the ranks is very disturbing

January 19, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am a senior octogenarian who has watched all of the elections since President Roosevelt’s victory in 1944. I was a senior in high school at the time and the teacher of my civics class included discussions of the campaign, the election, the Electoral...

Taking a shameful ride around town

January 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It would be nice to have a new $20 million water park, a new multi-million dollar convention center even though we lose money on the one we already have, and let’s throw in a big tent city. Build it and they will come. Sounds great but we are 19 officers...

Everyone can use a friend

January 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

(Editor’s note: The following letter is in reference to a photo and caption that ran in the Jan. 7 edition, in which J.T. Craycofat can be seen riding a horse in the snow to pick up groceries for a friend.) J.T. Craycofat, what a friend. We don’t have a...

Cartoon takes shot at the messenger

January 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding the Ramirez editorial cartoon in the Roswell Daily Record of Friday, Jan. 13: If one cannot attack the message, attack the messenger. Charles A. Berry Roswell...

Got a laugh from loser’s point of view

January 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I enjoyed reading your article (Wednesday) morning (Dispatch New Mexico column by Tom McDonald). I always enjoy a good laugh before I start the day. You guys keep stirring the pot. Maybe you’ll get lucky and someone will actually believe what you are...