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Spend wisely the sand that’s left in your hourglass

April 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

“Life is what happens when you are busy doing other things.” Words of wisdom from John Lennon. Do you ever wake up and wonder where the time went? It will be an important question later. Why not make it important today? You will never again be as young as you are at this very moment. [&hellip...

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Suicide prevention requires action

April 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The tragic suicide of former Roswell Daily Record reporter Jared Tucker exposes, once again, a dark reality in the world in which we live: Some people feel taking their own life is the only way out of the pain that grips their very being. It’s a tragedy of...

Student loan bubble keeps growing

April 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register Stocks and housing prices have risen rapidly since the depths of the last recession, aided in large part by the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies. But there is another bubble growing that threatens taxpayers, namely, student...

Quit funding what the military doesn’t want

April 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News The U.S. Department of Defense’s mission in this unsettled world is “to ensure that anyone who starts a conflict with us will regret doing so.” That was the pointed message Defense Secretary Ash Carter had for members of the...

Government wiretapping is a rights violation

April 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

In recent times the government has been carefully watching and developing new methods to track terrorists and bring them to justice since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The most modern method is accessing email servers, social networking sites and...

Pool issue raises questions about managing city’s assets

April 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

By Gary Hartwick I guess the Loch Ness Monster is about to squeeze out of the cracks at Roswell’s Cahoon Park Pool and devour our children or drag them off to the swamp that has been created from the 17,000 gallons of water leaking out of the pool each and...

A new pool with a new rec center

April 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The fate of the Cahoon Pool, a beloved recreational facility in Roswell for 83 years, could be decided tonight by the Roswell City Council. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 100 W. 11th St. Operated by the city’s Parks and...

Know the signs and avoid the regret

April 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One of the biggest regrets in my life is not educating myself more about heart disease when it runs so prevalently in my family. Both of my sisters have had heart surgery and my brother died at the age of 13 when his heart “exploded,” as I was told when I...

Downside to Obama’s mandatory OT rule

April 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register The Obama administration has drafted a new rule that would apply mandatory overtime rules to a much larger pool of workers, but the regulation is not likely to boost longterm earnings and would negatively affect employment and the...

Johnson and the Libertarians have their best shot ever

April 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

In this year of tumultuous political uncertainties, a viable third-party candidate could easily emerge — perhaps in the form of our own Gary Johnson. Johnson, New Mexico’s former Republican governor, is hoping to run for president for a second time as the...