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Socialism and crony capitalism

May 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” — Winston Churchill Venezuela fits the description. Venezuela cut the work week for government employees to two days with no reduction in pay. It gives them more time to stand in [&hellip...

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Decision-making on public lands needs to be close to users

May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

“How much land does a man need?” Leo Tolstoy asked. His ironic answer was, a burial plot just six feet by three. But that’s if you’re dead. If you’re alive, you need more elbow room to survive, if not thrive. And the poorer the land, the more you...

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Wanted: volunteers to expand Docent program

May 11, 2016 • Dear Editor, Local NewsComments (0)

RMAC docent Bill Siders demonstrates Newton’s Third Law of Motion with a volunteer during a discussion of Robert H. Goddard’s pioneering work in rocketry (Submitted). By Amanda Nicholson Curator of Education Museums have many goals: preserving and storing...

Good news coming from other states

May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

When I’m in a vehicle, I love to listen to Patrick Madrid, a host of a Catholic radio station. There is always good news and conversation about different issues. Three or four weeks ago, he was very happy and excited when he spoke about a new law going into...

Graduation time, congrats from RISD

May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Parents of seniors are thinking about their children as newborns, toddlers, elementary students, the difficult middle school years and now as adults. College is awaiting some and others are entering the workforce as soon as the cap and gown are taken off....

Police protections part of bad ruling

May 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I applaud Tom McDonald’s May 3 column (“Police work is tough, but it has to be scrutinized”), in which he examines the rise of police violence against the public. I agree that the recent killing of Robert Guerin isn’t explained away as easily as the...

Praise and criticism surrounding N.C. issue

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Hooray for Curt Schilling! Hooray for Ted Cruz! Hooray for North Carolina! Phooey on ESPN! Phooey on Donald Trump! Phooey on all the nuts, perverts, deparved and chicken-hearted who denigrate North Carolina! Waverly Linzie Roswell...

Converting pool to lake an excellent alternative

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I wish to comment on a letter that recently appeared in the Roswell Daily Record on April 17. In his letter, Donald Daugherty expressed his disappointment that Cahoon Park Pool will not be repaired. Many Roswell residents share the same sentiment. However,...

Police, school district probably in collusion

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

So, the Roswell Police Department arrests a woman for making Facebook inquiries. This is the same RPD that arrested a street preacher for “offending people.” The same RPD that caused the taxpayers to pay upwards of $90,000 to that same preacher....

Batista may be gone but still has support

April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to personally thank Mr. Dominic Batista, founding member and former vice president of Way Way Off Broadway (WWOB) for openly criticizing the recent decision of ENMU-R to no longer support an in-house theater program, #Supportyourlocaltheaters....