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Tax increase supported

February 28, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Steve Henderson, in his editorial comment in the Daily Record on Feb. 5 used an awful lot of words to bash President Obama and the Democrats for their proposal to increase taxes on big oil companies. However, he chose to ignore a number of facts relating to the increase. One fact that he [&hellip...

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Tax increase? I don’t think so

February 21, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear Editor: I keep reading and hearing about how the proposed gross receipts tax increase will be so small that no one will even miss the piddly amount from their hard earned pay. That’s wrong. I read that it will only be an increase of 12.5 cents for...

Give us a break

February 21, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Local tax payers need a break from all those asking for more money. It seems like every day someone is at our door asking for a handout. They say save us, we won’t make any more bad decisions like we made in the past. This almost sounds like...

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...

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...