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Dear Editor: Community invited to join in praying for Pope’s visit

September 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The Ecumenical Partner Pastors of Roswell welcome the 2015 apostolic journey of Pope Francis to the United States of America. We make this public declaration through our common belief in the one triune God, and acknowledging the one holy catholic and apostolic church, which we enter through one baptism. Pope Francis made public on Nov. [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: Relative of homicide victim speaks out

September 15, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Saturday, Aug. 22, was another sad day in our community. Three people were killed and one of them was related to me. I continue to hear elected officials comment on crime, violence, drugs, and murders in Roswell. All of us want it to stop. Some of our elected...

Dear Editor: Thanks to an unknown benefactor

September 12, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On Sept. 3,my wife and I stopped in at Cattle Baron for an early dinner. As is usual I put my cap which reads “U.S. Army Vet” on the table so I wouldn’t forget it. After our meal, when the service person handed me the check wallet, she was wearing a...

Dear Editor: Doctor leaving Roswell thanks coworkers, hospital, community

September 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I feel obligated to submit this letter for your consideration for two reasons. First, most of the letters to your publication from physicians leaving Roswell are full of gloom and doom about the practice of medicine. From my standpoint, the joy in practicing...

Dear Editor: What is a Progressive?

September 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As the Democrats have moved further and further to the left they have latched on to the term Progressive to define themselves. We know from their political narrative that this relates to their utopian neo-socialist programs of redistribution of wealth, big...

Dear Editor: Republicans haven’t settled on right person yet for president

September 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Bernie Sanders and I are opposites, he’s a Socialist and I’m to the right of Rush, but we could share a bowl of ice cream. We agree that the immigration and trade policies of Democrats and Republicans enrich the wealthy and cost us jobs. The middle class...

Dear Editor: ​Saturday’s opinion page a grand slam

September 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have been reading the editorial pages of the Roswell Daily Record for twenty-six years. I know that editorials are driven by current events and they can’t all be good and I don”t always agree with them. Some days they are a bunch of dribble and fluff...

Dear Editor: Jesus, not marijuana

August 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a concerned citizen, I would like to put my 50 cents in on this stupid marijuana farm they are wanting to put in Roswell. If we have idiots going around pulling guns and doing shooting in places where they have kids and youth functions and even Taco Bell....

The demise of human customer service

August 26, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Older people, such as myself, like to think we’ve acquired the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to the modern world, the young ’uns have a leg up on us. That occurred to me when I had some questions about my cellphone account, and I didn’t want to...

Dear Editor: Crime longtime problem in Roswell

August 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Reading the RDR headline article “Anti-crime rally draws hundreds” would leave many think that the rampant crime is a recent thing. I am glad to see this very important subject brought to light but it is going to take a lot more than rallies to take care...