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What if fear is used to promote a negative agenda?

June 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Fear makes the world bigger and more complex than it really is. There are many fear factors for many different agendas but I only want to focus on nuclear for this article, with a touch of current campaign politics. Fear is always about the “what if’s?” for any agenda but has been most effective with [&hellip...

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Living life can be a messy business, but don’t run from it

June 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

What is the biggest mess you have ever made? How did you feel after you made it? Did you clean it up or did others? What is the biggest mess that you have ever been involved in? Did you choose to get into the mess or did it choose you? How did it feel to...

Helping homeless is a hand up

June 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Over the course of the year, as many as 17,000 people are without homes in New Mexico. Nationally, one third of the adult homeless population has a severe or disabling mental illness. An estimated 23 to 40 percent of homeless adults are veterans. These...

Clinton, Trump are punishments U.S. doesn’t deserve

June 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Finally! Voters have another choice. The Libertarian Party nominated two socially tolerant but fiscally conservative former governors, Gary Johnson and Bill Weld. Weld? Isn’t the former Massachusetts governor just another Republican? He didn’t act like...

Finding an answer to the unanswerable question

June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

As you watch the news each day, I think you’ll agree we definitely live in what the Bible calls “critical times” (2 Tim 3:1). Worldwide concern about the future is escalating. Many are concluding that God either doesn’t care about suffering or...

RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Christian-led politics We don’t think there’s anything wrong with one’s faith leading you into politics, or anything else for that matter, as long as you don’t try to force your beliefs on others. There’s room enough for all faiths in America —...

Explaining Donald Trump

June 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

NEW YORK — If there is one explanation for Donald Trump’s success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. He may not have the late Muhammad Ali’s finesse, but he sees himself as more than capable of dealing a “knockout” punch to Hillary...

Schools make teenagers sleep deprived

June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Now that I am completely finished with high school, I have finally gotten enough sleep to gather my thoughts on an important issue. The issue is this: I have spent the last seven years of my life sleep deprived. A study done by the Centers for Disease Control...

RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One down, one to go The primary election season for 2016 is now over in New Mexico. The local party ballots weren’t exactly packed — aside from the presidential contest, Chaves County had only two contested County Commission races on Republican ballots...

Survey shows the Record is loved, hated and read

June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Last fall we did a Roswell Daily Record survey to get reader feedback on the pages of our newspaper. We asked our readers to fill out a full-page survey about the content we publish and we had more than 150 filled out and returned to us. The surveys covered...