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Get ready for a rough ride

November 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Along with the rest of the world, and to some degree I’m sure even Donald Trump, I’m shocked that he’s our president elect. For many months, I was among the minority of progressives who were afraid this would happen, but then I began to trust in the polls and expected a Hillary win by a [&hellip...

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Help a veteran with his funeral expenses

November 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Please join me in helping a local family will final expenses. On Oct. 31, we lost another Vietnam vet, Karol Aden (Vietnam John) Lovell, to complications of diseases he suffered while in the Army serving as a medic. This vet, like all our vets, deserves our...

‘Snippets’ for after the election

November 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Please allow me to replicate an editorial format (Snippets) used often in the RDR for this letter to comment upon and summarize certain events. • To those of you who stole those Trump signs around town, I convey title to you with my compliments; please keep...

Letter courageous, disgustingly so

November 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After reading his letter on Friday, I wanted to publicly acknowledge the courage of Jerry Heck. To display such vile, despicable hate in such a public forum is truly brave. He openly and forcefully chides democracy, equality and intelligence for all the world...

Dems lost due to dumping Sanders

November 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After eight years of George W Bush, I would have never conceived that another Republican would be elected president in my lifetime. The American people were hungry for change when we elected Obama, and even hungrier when Bernie Sanders stepped up and did the...

Gloating over the win for American

November 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

We almost lost the country! This election was a referendum on whether America was to remain a Constitutional Republic or became a Euro-style socialist state led by a corrupt tyrannical kleptomaniac. It was not an election as usual. It was a situation close to...

Laws shouldn’t be based on opinion

November 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Well, it seems every time national events reach a level of absolute insanity, the situation gets even worse. A Christian-owned bakery is forced to make a cake for a homosexual wedding or be bullied out of business by the ACLU. Parents must accept that a boy...

Local runners wrap up another season

November 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

With the completion of the 2016 Turtle Marathon Labor Day weekend, the Roswell Runners Club is folding its tent and returning to its bedouin roots. We closed out the summer running season by making donations to the following: $4,900 to the Roswell Humane...

City doesn’t keep up its properties

November 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I feel certain that some people will not appreciate this letter to the editor but I thought that I would add my comments to things that have been going on with our city government for a lot of years. The pool at Cahoon Park is just one of the things that...

Inspired by families who adopt abused kids

November 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

When we hold a broken baby in our arms, our hearts break. CASA is grateful to our corps of Volunteer Advocates for finding safe, loving adoptive homes for these precious children. November is National Adoption Month. We are inspired by the beautiful families...