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January 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, Mr. Ford’s letter to the RDR presents an incomplete picture of immigration based on feelings and emotions. Unlike those who are coming from Central America, our ancestors who he mentions, came here legally. Those found to be with unacceptable issues or were diseased were not allowed to stay. The latter was to prevent [&hellip...

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January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Jan. 6, the RDR published a letter written by Mr. John Ford who quoted the plaque on the Statue of Liberty which begins, “Give me your tired, your poor…” to bolster his argument that “right wingers” are trying to stem the flow of...

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January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The recent proposal by Police Chief Phil Smith to start a new program called Hot Spot — in which police provide extra focus on small areas that data show have a high crime occurrence — is a good reminder that our police department must always...

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January 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, In response to Bobby Villegas’ letter (Jan. 3): Dear Mr. Villegas, Your letters would be better received by many readers if you were less verbose. Be brief is the rule. Please allow me to provide you with a sample letter that I think expresses...

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January 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear editor, Previous writings by Mr. R.G. “Bobby” Villegas that were published in the Roswell Daily Record and now the latest one on Jan. 3 have incorporated misrepresentations, biased information, ill-researched and blatantly false statements,...

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January 2, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Wednesday, Dec. 31, reporter Jeff Tucker wrote accolades about himself and the wonderful job he did on the breaking news on immigrants going to FLETC. This reporter, Jeff Tucker, without checking any sources, wrote a scathing derogatory report...

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December 31, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Assurance Home and the James Ranch Youth Shelter are residential programs for the homeless and ‘at-risk’ adolescents children. We would like to express our deepest appreciation to everyone who remembered our young people this past holiday...

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December 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, On Saturday, Dec. 27, I watched the funeral of New York policeman Officer Ramos. What an overwhelming comparison to other recent events. The funeral was attended by more than 20,000 police officers showing their respect and honoring this...

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December 23, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I see where President Obama intends to normalize relations with Cuba. I also see that Udall agrees with Obama. I find this outrageous. Cuba is a hard-core communist nation. Historians tell us that 10-12 million slaves were brought to the...

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December 22, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...