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Capitalism created its own injustices

May 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am pleased to answer Mr. Dawe’s response to my previous letter to the editor on May 20. I would respond to his points in order of appearance in his letter. First, I’m completely surprised to hear him equate socialism to atheism. I have read and studied the gospels of Jesus, and don’t recall Jesus [&hellip...

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ETZ Commission not suppose to make law

May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The is in reference to an article on Saturday’s front page, “Pro-pot farm ETZ commissioners to remain in place.” For the record, the ETZ Commission is a land-use commission. It is a quasi-judicial body. The matter came before the commission as a request...

Atheists no better or worse than believers

May 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A recent letter writer headlined, “Can’t ignore the God revealed in the Bible,” which ran May 17, said, “Some of the most brutal regimes in history (China, North Korea and the former governments of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe) are/were based...

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...

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...