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Fine dining near air center overlooked

September 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The editorial (published Aug. 28) had a glaring misconception, which is not your fault, but an indication of the vast well of ignorance from which Mr. Mulcahy operates. What he overlooked in his presentation is that there is already a fine, first class restaurant, four easy miles from the air terminal building. I suggest he [&hellip...

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Interpreting the Second Amendment

September 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The letter published by Mr. (Craig) Abalos (published Sept. 15) in the RDR regarding interpretation of language contained in the Second Amendment specifically, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free state …” and “… the...

Thanks for exposing your religious positions

September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

For the past several weeks, we have been the recipients of several letters to the editor by Jehovah’s Witnesses/Watch Tower supporters. They demonized Christians believing them to be war mongers, they reject the Christian Trinity, they deny the deity of...

Today nation needs to recognize POWs, MIAs

September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Today is a day when the nation pauses to honor returned prisoners of war, remember those U.S. military members and civilians who remain missing from post-war, and to support ongoing search efforts to find those who have not been recovered. The POW/MIA flag...

School board solved problem they created

September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Congratulations are in order for the RISD school board. They solved a problem! Of course, they had to manufacture the problem first. Employees of more than 15 years’ good standing were told they were potentially dangerous to the children they have been...

‘Well regulated militia’ excluded

September 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Pastor (Bobby) Barnett, thank you for mentioning me in your recent letter (published Sept. 9). It’s a pleasure to meet a gentleman of faith and erudition. I was hoping we could discuss the Second Amendment. The literal, ratified text reads, “A well...

Gary Johnson’s the better alternative

September 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

You know, I’m not anti-anything when it comes to this presidential election. I’m “pro” Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party. Enough with the simple talk, the lack of vision and the distracting personal attacks. Many of us have been thinking this...

Congressman can’t have it both ways

September 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Once again, U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce wants to have it both ways. He wants to endorse Donald Trump for president of the United States without really endorsing him. That way he can assure the 53 percent of people in Congressional District 2 who are Latino that he...

Muslim world is terrible to women

September 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This is in response to Bethany Freudenthal’s column published Sept. 8. I have lived in Indonesia, with the largest Muslim population in the world, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, therefore I have some first-hand knowledge of the Muslim religion. Obviously this...

Nothing new from Cultural Affairs

September 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Thank you for keeping the issue of our New Mexico historic sites in the public view. Your Saturday feature article was excellent. There are several wonderful and magical places throughout New Mexico and they are incredible representatives of what our state...