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Sensible gun laws in this country

August 9, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, As you now, Jim Brady was wounded when the attempt was made on the life of President Reagan. He made it his life’s work to bring about sensible gun laws in this country. I believe it is our duty as responsible citizens to do everything we can to get these sensible laws enacted [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 8-5-14

August 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, With all of the negative attack ads going around this election, it’s important to look at the facts. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to move our state past the days of Bill Richardson when we were a high-tax state, unfriendly to business. That’s...

Dear Editor: 8-2-14

August 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, My husband was in the Lovelace hospital Wednesday the 23rd till Saturday the 26th. We took him to the E.R. at 3:15 p.m. They admitted him two hours later. The staff took him right in as he couldn’t breathe. I just wanted to tell everyone how...

Dear Editor: 8-1-14

August 1, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, In 1999 I was on a mission for the Army in Nicaragua. One day I was standing in the street of a small village talking to some locals when I felt a tug at my uniform jacket. I looked down to see a pig tugging at my pocket. I had a power bar...

Dear Editor: 7-30-14

July 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Since the city has found big money to repair Union, ramps, curbs, etc., they have enough left to put driveway aprons, curbs and sidewalks north of Stone on Delaware to 12th Street. They stopped on Stone almost 70 years ago and now when it rains...

Let’s see if I have this straight.

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Let’s see if I have this straight. Hamas fires hundreds of rockets into Israel with the intent of harming Israeli civilians. Israel sends the military to clear out the area from which the rockets are being fired. Israel also finds tunnels that...

In defense of the quality of the RDR

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, In defense of the quality of the RDR: When Tim Howsare became editor, we were working with a fairly new staff, having recently lost long-time editor Andrew Poertner, long-time night editor Peg Tremper, several writers, the assistant sports writer...

Dear Editor: 7-27-14

July 27, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, On Thursday, I called the city park (department), the mayor’s office and the city manager. I explained to all of them that our water bill went up last year after the city approved a water increase. So why is the city of Roswell wasting water?...

Dear Editor: 7-26-14

July 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I once saw a movie called Antz, It’s an animated full length cartoon about an ant colony. The opening scene is the main character ant sitting in a psychiatrist’s office saying, “I feel so insignificant.” The psychiatrist ant relies,...

Dear Editor: 7-25-14

July 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: In response to Keith Bell’s cartoon in the Roswell Daily Record (7/18), we, the “rescuers” care for all of the vulnerable, whether children or animals. If you check with the court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA), the dogs...