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Couple applauded for 60th anniversary

March 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It is with joy and gratitude we write this letter. In February, we celebrated our 60th wedding anniversary. We decided our gift to each other would be to go and see The Texas Tenors at Pearson Auditorium, presented by the Roswell Symphony. The music and their voices were outstanding, just beautiful. At the end of [&hellip...

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Capitalist Trump, socialist Sanders

March 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Why would anyone ever think that you would want a Trump-Sanders ticket for the White House, specially a successful psychiatrist in his 60s? Trump is the ultimate capitalist and Sanders is the ultimate socialist. It sounds to me like (editor Tom McDonald’s)...

Party leaders seek to control

March 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a conservative, I have watched the current campaign with great interest, yet I remain undecided. The way the Republican Party leadership, to a large degree, is acting, is putting them on the road to losing their chance to win the election. The old school...

Mini Page informs adults, too

March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding the Mini Page in the RDR: I thank you and am letting you know I appreciate an entire page (”The Mini Page”) dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s very educational, not only for kids but for adults, as well! I am asking if you’ve ever...

Toward improved welfare for animals

March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Most Americans are disconnected from the hard work on the farm. March 15 is National Agriculture Day, so there’s no better day to thank America’s hardworking farmers and ranchers for a fridge full of food. Although farmers make up only 2 percent of the...

Election of 2000 led to bigger issues

March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am so tired of all the nauseating presidential campaign coverage. I don’t believe we can trust the biased garbage we get every day. Remember the 2000 presidential race in which Al Gore was made to look like a stuffy buffoon and Dubya was made to look...

On Record bias and shelter issues

March 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding the letter to editor Feb. 23, titled “Publisher addressed as liberal minded” As I read the letter submitted by Larry and Joyce Newman about the current mindset of your newspaper, I must wholeheartedly agree with them. Your cheap shot...

Choose candidates without prejudices

March 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In recent weeks, we have been hearing interesting comments from some female politicians. Madeleine Albright, the secretary of state under President Clinton, spoke on behalf of Hillary Clinton, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help...

Landmark naming trend should continue

March 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Concerning the recent naming controversy, while I appreciate the accomplishments of César Chávez and Dr. Martin Luther King, I submit the following: In Roswell, we don’t have Jefferson, Lincoln, Kennedy or Truman as landmark names, rather, it seems we...

Let’s welcome refugees of war

March 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The war in Syria has killed thousands of civilians and displaced millions. The images of families with small children walking out of their country in hopes of finding a safe place to live are heartbreaking. They have had problems entering or passing through...