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Garland part of flawed system

April 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On Meet the Press, March 20, Chuck Todd was trying not to laugh as he interviewed Harry Reid and McConnell asking about their hypocrisy. They both had previously said the other side should not nominate someone to the Supreme Court in the last year of a presidency. The Republicans are saying it’s OK for them [&hellip...

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University’s theater program suspicions

April 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Now that the ENMU-R’s theater production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid has had three sold-out performances and four more sold-out shows slated for this weekend, April 21-24, I hope and pray that Dr. John Madden, ENMU-R president, and Eric Johnston Ortiz,...

Which candidate is fit for war on terror?

April 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On Easter, I went to Mass then celebrated the holiday at home. Monday morning, I learned that Mother Angelica had died and Islamists targeting Christians had killed dozens of Pakistanis, mostly Muslims. I like to watch Mother Angelica because she sees the...

At what stage should a child be protected?

April 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A letter in the April 10 RDR was championing abortion. As we see so often, the letter made some statements that have been spoken so often that many people accept them as true. To begin, we must understand the “constitutional gymnastics” that led to Roe...

Turn the pool into a family lake

April 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The council has spoken. In a little over a week’s time, with no public hearing or citizen input, the council has decided to close the Cahoon Park Pool, an institution that has been a fixture of Roswell for over 80 years. They didn’t just vote to close the...

Abortion is equal to legalizing murder

April 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Some people are in agreement with the letter from Ms. Camp on Sunday. Below are two examples of people who have the same views as Ms. Camp. This is a hypothetical letter about a mother who feels punished by her situation and wants her rights, even though the...

Gov. Martinez caters to corporate friends

April 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

For those who doubt that corporations and money controls politicians and the media, consider this: Remember the “three strikes, you’re out” law? It was the prison guards’ union in California that helped pass that there. They got job security at the...

One side not news, it’s propaganda

April 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read with some interest the letter of Larry and Joyce Newsom in the RDR. I must say I disagree with almost everything they wrote. I believe a newspaper should be impartial in reporting. If only one side is shown that is not news, it is propaganda. For...

Keep women’s health care available

April 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am writing in response to the article in the Roswell Daily Record on Thursday, March 31, “GOP silent as Trump sounds off on abortion.” In the interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Mr. Trump spoke about banning abortions in the United States. He then...

Tax-and-spend plan would be opposed

April 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It was with keen interest that I read the remarks of Mayor Dennis Kintigh in the April 3 edition of the RDR regarding replacement of the Cahoon Park pool with a new recreation center and/or a new pool by considering a proposed property tax increase with a...