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Are Vocaloids the future of the music industry?

June 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Imagine for a moment a stage shrouded in utter darkness, save for the faint luminescence from the thousands of glow sticks held by fans held in the rapture of ecstatic anticipation. Suddenly, a lone figure with blue hair appears and begins dancing while singing her signature song, sparking a Vesuvius of applause. To the reader [&hellip...

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Courage to keep the flame of civil rights burning

June 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Roswell Daily Record recently started publishing articles written by local teens. We have a terrific group of teens speaking to our town about the issues affecting their lives, and we expect to continue these discussions in every Friday edition. One of...

Turning the presidential campaign into a pie-throwing contest

June 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Gary Johnson is saying something worth listening to. It’s about the conduct of the presidential election. New Mexico’s former governor is running for president again as the candidate of the Libertarian Party. He probably will be the only third-party...

Remembering CSC Roy Daly during Pearl Harbor attack

May 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

First, I would like to remember a special group of brothers, as I do each Memorial Day. Twenty-seven of us engaged a Vietnamese regular army force of over 1,000 soldiers on May 1968, but only three of us returned. May God bless you and keep you, my brothers,...

The demise of human customer service

May 31, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Older people, such as myself, like to think we’ve acquired the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to the modern world, the young’uns have a leg up on us. That occurred to me not so long ago when I had some questions about my cellphone account, and I...

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Frustrated at the altar of political correctness

May 28, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s been called the altar of Political Correctness. Beginning with B.C. Carter’s geometry class at Roswell High, I placed a pad of paper and a pen on the night table beside my bed. Many times I would remember, as I slept, the proper axiom or postulate...

We are governed by the law of the harvest

May 28, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Who you are today is no accident. Where you are today is no accident. You are who you are and where you are because of choices you have made. It is the Law of the Harvest. You will not find the Law of the Harvest written into our federal laws. You will not...

The cusp of a revolution?

May 28, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

There’s talk of revolution in the air. It could be peaceful, expressed through the upcoming election, or violent, with its impetus being vitrolic rhetoric of this election year. People are angry and wholly dissatisfied with our government, and so far, for...

An observer’s experience at Donald Trump’s rally

May 27, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s early Wednesday morning and I’m back from my journey to Albuquerque and Trump’s first visit to New Mexico. I procured two tickets, which free of cost, and my former wife Terri wanted to go along so we headed out to our adventure. The...

RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

May 27, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Memorial Day remembrances It should surprise no one that decorating the graves of fallen soldiers was going on long before we had an official day for it. First called Decoration Day, the North and South original had their own holidays, on different day, until...