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Dear Editor: 9-30-14

September 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, The U.S. Congress has a public approval rating of 7 percent. Incredibly, approximately 85 percent of the incumbents will be re-elected and sent back to Washington D.C. This absolutely boggles my mind until I started thinking about the explanation for this. Explanation No. 1: My guy is all right but everyone else’s guy [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 9-27-14

September 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, In reference to Mayor Kintigh’s letter in today’s (paper), Sept. 23, 2014, at last a voice of reason regarding our Police Department and the militarization of law enforcement of our area’s law enforcement in general. While he brought up...

Dear Editor: 9-26-14

September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Much has been written lately about recent events in Gaza and in Israel. No intelligent, sensitive person wants to see anyone suffer and needlessly killed, especially children. Why is the Arab hatred of the Jews so relentless? They had to be...

Dear Editor: 9-25-14

September 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, In 1942, I spent five months in Palestine with the U.S. Air Force. We were stationed 9 miles out of Nazareth in the Plain of Esdraelon ,or the biblical Armageddon. In the time I had off, I spent it studying the Holy Lands and their people....

Dear Editor: 9-24-14

September 24, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Welcome home Miss New Mexico. Yes, our very own Miss Roswell, Jessica Burson, represented our state in the Miss America Pageant, and she was terrific. She won the $5,000 scholarship award. As you journey through this year and represent New Mexico...

Dear Editor: 9-23-14

September 23, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I left Thursday’s county commission meeting completely puzzled as to why they passed a resolution against recreational marijuana. The resolution has no teeth in it and means nothing yet it made headline news in the Daily Record. One...

Dear Editor: 9-19-14

September 19, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, The Roswell Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the following sponsors for their participation in our annual Labor Day Concert. Special appreciation to Eddie and Jamie David, Xcel Energy, David Sorenson, Pepsi and Pioneer Bank. We would also...

OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department. I never said I didn’t like the police. I like them about as much as I like any government employee. I also never disparaged any individual police officer. I suppose they’re no...

ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Larry D. Griffin’s letter (Sept. 12) takes me to task for using ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s use of a landmine-resistant armored fighting vehicle and officers’ tendency to play dress up. He offers some constructive...

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Where does fear come from? The most common cause of fear is the speculation of what might happen based on uninformed assumptions. Fear comes from our consciousness and is like a dream. When you wake...