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Two strong parties give good balance

December 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It won’t be a pretty sight next year as the nation enters into yet another turbulent presidential election year. As Donald Trump stirs things up on the Republican side and Hillary Clinton moves toward a Democratic coronation, complicated truths will be abandoned for simple-minded sound bites and hyperbolic spin, and the muck will run deep. [&hellip...

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Global warming piece was irresponsible

December 22, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

At the risk of being redundant, I felt compelled to respond to another irresponsible editorial on climate change (progressives’ new term for manmade global warming). The Dec. 19 editorial follows the standard progressive propaganda. It starts with the...

Fetal tissue report was factual, unbiased

December 22, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I want to thank you for your reporting about the issue of fetal tissue disposal. Your article was factual and unbiased, which we supporters of Planned Parenthood greatly appreciate. I was heartened to read that Judge Sargus issued a temporary restraining...

Is it worth hiring lobbyists?

December 21, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Taos News TAOS — The state Legislature will convene Jan. 19 for a 30-day session about who gets what money for their communities, among other business. That’s where the lobbyists get to work. As reported recently by our colleagues at New Mexico In...

Openness is for everyone

December 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Attorney General’s office has for years held workshops around the state to enlighten public officials about New Mexico’s open meetings and open records laws. As a newspaper that believes in and depends on governmental openness, the Roswell Daily...

Dear Editor: Editorial illustrates reason for cancellation

December 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The purpose of my letter is two-fold, one to respond to the editorial on Dec. 9, “Use of force needs scrutiny,” and the second to offer reasons why I have discontinued my subscription to the paper. In truth, the editorial provides a great example of what...

World takes steps to decarbonization

December 19, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The St. Louis Post Dispatch Human beings tend to be creatures of the moment, which has made dealing with climate change difficult. Odds are very few of us will be around when vast portions of the Earth become uninhabitable. In the meantime, what’s a few...

Compromise part of the solution

December 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s been said that one can be part of the problem or part of the solution. In politics, the solution is often found in the art of the compromise, and that’s what is going to be needed if the New Mexico Legislature is to finally resolve the question of...

Thanks for placement

December 17, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Thank you so much for the layout in the newspaper on Dec. 12, titled “Gratitude for the City, Director of Parks and Recreation.” This was submitted by our family in regard to the handsome sign placed in Dan Carpenter Park, a tribute to our father and...

Politics and school board

December 17, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am confused on how “politics” as in Democrats and Republicans and Independents could have much of anything to do with the Roswell School Board. (I’m a registered Democrat, although when I first came here from South Korea in 1978, I was an...