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NMMI creates opportunity to achieve dream

March 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Editor’s note: A version of the following first ran in New Mexico Military Institute’s winter editon of Dispatches. It has been edited and reprinted here with permission. As the president and superintendent of New Mexico Military Institute, I get to do some of the most incredible and rewarding things. On Nov. 6, I attended the [&hellip...

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IRS security flaw allows identify theft

March 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Panama City News Herald Each year, millions of Americans trust the Internal Revenue Service with sensitive private information — information that the agency has repeatedly failed to protect, whether due to its compromised security measures or due to the...

Theater teaches discipline, which builds character

March 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Everyone has a different way in which they perceive theater. Some see it as the giant screen that shows moving pictures. Others see it as the tragic love story between Romeo and Juliet. Sure, the world is so different nowadays. The Internet and social media...

Election is like a bad reality show

March 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News A popular meme going around social media these days has what at first appear to be three political signs in a yard. On the left is a sign for Hillary Clinton. On the right is one for Donald Trump. In the middle is a sign...

Where have all the good drivers gone?

March 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

You can tell where a driver comes from by the way he or she drives. Drivers have different habits in different countries. If you stop at a red light in Saudi Arabia, better have some earplugs ready because the local drivers seem to think that honking their...

The Iowa House, an unhinged GOP

March 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Quad-City (Iowa) Times Stop asking where Donald Trump came from. Stop wondering why the GOP has been hijacked by reactionaries. Stop pretending that the Republican Party hasn’t for years been infiltrated by echo-chamber demagogues. The Iowa House is...

What’s the chance of a Trump-Sanders ticket?

March 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Last week, on the night of Super Tuesday, one of my brothers who lives in Memphis, Tennessee called me up to talk about the presidential primaries. The conversation turned lively in a hurry as we went from politics to talk of the “revolutions” now...

Standards to print by

March 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Birthdays aren’t just for celebrating. They’re also a good time to pause and think about your life so far, and what’s to come. The same can be said for a longstanding institution in the community — such as this newspaper. The Roswell Daily Record has...

Newspapers still here in this Information Age

March 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s no secret that the Roswell Daily Record is celebrating its 125th anniversary. If you didn’t know it earlier, surely a look through today’s newspaper and our special section commemorating the occasion has clued you in. This newspaper was started in...

This is about the people

March 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News Donald Trump is not the biggest story of this election season. At the heart of this remarkable period in American politics are the angry and disgruntled Americans who provide the fuel for Trump. He, in turn, energizes his...