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Send cards to shelter

December 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Each year, for the past 36 years, I have asked those of you who send out Christmas cards to remember the young people of Assurance Home in your mailings. This is such a nice and simple way to help teenagers, who do not have families or who are unable to live with their families during [&hellip...

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Protect your own

December 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Violent crime, terrorism on the rise. According to the NM Attorney General violent crime here is 62% higher than the national average, and the truth is the police simply cannot protect you. The average time of interaction with a violent criminal is 90...

Librarians are helpful

December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to give a grateful thank you to Matthew Gormley and the other reference librarians at the Roswell Public Library. On Nov. 18, I brought my 7th grade class to the library to search through microfiched copies of the Roswell Daily Record from the...

Game commission callous towards native animals

December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I recently attended the state game commission’s meeting here in Roswell (Game Commission hears wolf appeals), and I was saddened and disappointed by the commission’s callous attitude towards one of New Mexico’s most imperiled native animals — the...

Understanding factors of student loan forgiveness

December 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

We are hearing college students demanding forgiveness of their student loans. There are a number of factors they should understand. First, they are asking the taxpayers to foot the bill. Not all taxpayers are rich. Some of us are barely getting by. Nowhere...

Dear Editor: Skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey’s life. And here are some good reasons: • You can brag about...

Dear Editor: Drone regulations

November 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Reading the reprint editorial (from The New Bern Sun Journal) “Remote drones’ future flies above us” brought to mind a few years ago, futuristic Hollywood production starring Sylvester Stallone (title forgotten) in which drones were profligate in the...

Dear Editor: The root of terrorism

November 17, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Once again we see the sadistic attacks by mindless fanatical terrorists. We are not supposed to call them Muslims, but only refer to them as Islamist terrorists. The fact remains however that an overwhelming number of terrorist attacks are perpetrated by...

Dear Editor: My country is an immigrant nation

November 14, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is in response to the John Taylor Veterans Day column on Wednesday. It’s a shame Mr. Taylor decided to use his Veterans Day article to once again push his personal political views and attack our immigrant nation, instead of honoring our...

Dear Editor: Encouraged by LULAC meeting

November 13, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I attended the LULAC meeting this past Tuesday night and was encouraged by the bipartisan approach exhibited by virtually all of the attendees. There was good receptivity by the LULAC members to consider alternatives to renaming south Main Street to Caesar...