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Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Signs of our times Shame on those who are stealing or vandalizing campaign signs in our neighborhoods. Earlier this week the Republican Party released a video of a vehicle pulling up to a home with a woman getting out, ripping down and stealing away a large sign supporting Donald Trump’s candidacy. In addition to it [&hellip...

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Making the right choice among the chaos

October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

I have done my best to stay away from the issue of the upcoming elections since I began, but I think it’s time to tackle the “elephant” in the room. Unfortunately for us as voters, and I mean all of the citizens of this amazing country we live in, we...

Possessions not road to happiness

October 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

When entering the work force, young adults are often faced with a dilemma in regards to their career paths. This dilemma is the longstanding conflict between choosing a career that brings you happiness or choosing a career that brings you money....

Principals, do not forget LGBTQ+ students

October 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Along with the other wonderful worthy causes that are dictated the month of October, the role of principals is also celebrated. First, I would like to show my gratitude to Roswell principals. Thank you for taking this important role within our schools. It is...

November ‘Election Day’ a remnant of bygone era

October 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Why are general elections always on the first Tuesday of November — except for this election, which will be held on the second Tuesday of November? According to the History Channel website, Americans first began weekday voting in 1845, when Congress passed...

Donald Trump is television’s moneymaker

October 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Television created him. Now it’s being left to newspapers to rein him in. I’m talking about Donald Trump and the role the media have played in his ascension. Here’s a man who became a superstar TV celebrity in collusion with NBC, which began airing the...

Beginning yet another trip around the sun

October 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Endings have a way of becoming beginnings and beginnings a way of becoming endings. With a birthday this week, I ended one trip around the sun and began another. This will be my 59th trip. My wife says that aging is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you...

RDR opts out of endorsements

October 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Roswell Daily Record’s editorial board has been wrestling with some important issues lately. In one of the most divisive and frustrating elections in memory, we’ve been thinking about the races and who to throw our editorial support behind, and...

‘Get up and go on your way’ to your journey of faith

October 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, 10 lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” When he saw them, he said to...

Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

October 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Are you listening, Mr. Burris? The words spoken this week by Roswell Independent School District board member Nichole Austin were overdue, as well as our attention to such concerns. At Tuesday’s school board meeting, Austin referred to “a great fear” of...