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Old Timers’ Day help appreciated

May 4, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: On behalf of the entire Hagerman Old Timers’ Association and Hagerman Forward family, I want to thank everyone who helped make Old Timers’ Day a success last weekend. We appreciate our financial donors tremendously: AK Sales and Consulting, Atkins Engineering, Waide Irrigation, Roswell Ready Mix, NPSR Architects, Southland Dairy Equipment,...

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Follow the money

April 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: The last state house session revealed a lot about our Gov. Susana Martinez. Don’t let that disarming smile fool you, Gov. Martinez is a cold and calculating politico whose style of governing has more to do with personal ambition than doing...

Patriot Guard Riders

April 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: John Taylor missed a very important aspect of military/veteran funerals in the April 18 paper. That’s the services provided by a nationwide volunteer group — the Patriot Guard Riders. They are available to perform numerous services for the...

Oil facts distorted

April 25, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, “Gas prices are rising, and the Republicans are licking their chops.” This was a headline in a recent edition of the Wall Street Journal. This article had to be talking about elected officials and not about the average everyday Republican who...

Letters

April 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Romney’s religion Dear Editor, As I see that Mitt Romney is going to be picked as the Republican candidate, I wonder why people aren’t making more of an issue of his religion. Remember when people thought that Barack Obama was a Muslim? They were throwing...

Letters

April 21, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Preserving state’s beauty Dear Editor: President Obama recently visited our neck of the woods to talk about domestic energy production, in light of the rallying cries to drill for more oil. It’s worth noting, however, that increasing drilling will not...

Contraceptives play important role

April 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I would like to offer a response to the letter published Sunday, April 8, written by Delma Craig. Ms. Craig, it saddened me to read your letter regarding the mandate requiring insurance companies to pay for contraceptives with no co-pay. I really...

Obama and the courts

April 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I was not expecting to hear President Obama speak out against activist judges. For decades, our liberals have depended on the courts to accomplish what voters would find repugnant. A good example was the recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court...

Military benefits at risk

April 15, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I am a retired Air Force officer and a member of MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) and received the following information regarding FY 2013 Budget that pertains to the active and retired military people and their dependents. Quoted...

Obama takes aim at Second Amendment

April 14, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: James Brady visited President Obama in March of 2011. Brady, President Reagan’s press secretary, was shot when John Hinckley tried to assassinate Reagan. Brady’s wound made him wheelchair bound and a gun control advocate. The law bearing his...