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Tea party only after Obama

February 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear Editor, The tea party is a strong, but rapidly fading, influence in politics. They are losing their appeal and power because they don’t know the difference between campaigning and governing. When their campaigns were supposed to be over and they were elected, they were sent to Washington to govern, but instead of governing, they [&hellip...

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Protect state’s water

February 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Having grown up in the southeastern region of the state for most of my young life, it is no surprise that oil and gas have been a major contributor to employment and financial success here in the valley. I have personally seen the importance this...

College not for everyone

February 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Only about 15 percent of high school graduates should/could go to college, which is counter to Obama’s thinking that 100 percent should go. There are thousands of college graduates who are working in fast-food joints and as grocery sackers. The...

Birthday wishes

February 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: From one veteran to another: Happy birthday, Oscar, and thanks for your generous service. I honestly believe, if more Americans were more like Oscar Fairfield, then America would, indeed, be the land of plenty. Thanks for setting such a high...

Praise for Senior Circle

February 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: We have always known the fine things that Roswell’s Senior Circle does for the community. They are a wonderful asset for Roswell; but receiving a condolence card from them after we lost our 15-year-old pet was so very kind, unexpected and...

Chewning appreciated

February 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Traveling west on McGaffey, you will see the marquee at Chewning Footwear, which reads “Thank You, Roswell” as it closes its doors for the last time. May we say, thank you, Bob Chewning, for taking care of several generations of families in...

Fix redistricting, primaries

February 7, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: There are two things going on in our nation that disturb me. One is the re-districting for the Legislature and many other bodies. Leaders of both parties seem to accept it as normal, moral and democratic to draw the lines where their own party...

Change tax code

February 7, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, I would like to float a quick idea here. The proposition is — what happens to America if the current tax code continues to favor the rich? Please note this is a big question, which is becoming harder to ignore. Will the rich just get richer and...

Campaign costs soaring

February 7, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, Several days ago, I read a news report that former Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent an average of $1,000 per vote during his campaign to be the party’s nominee for president. The story went on to say that Mitt...

Examine environmental issues carefully

January 31, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I am a country gal and I realize and understand the importance of our Conservation Management Department. Please continue the good work, however, don’t become a mush to special interest groups who push information that cannot be scientifically...