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OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department. I never said I didn’t like the police. I like them about as much as I like any government employee. I also never disparaged any individual police officer. I suppose they’re no better or worse than your average person. I did, however, disparage the [&hellip...

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ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Larry D. Griffin’s letter (Sept. 12) takes me to task for using ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s use of a landmine-resistant armored fighting vehicle and officers’ tendency to play dress up. He offers some constructive...

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Where does fear come from? The most common cause of fear is the speculation of what might happen based on uninformed assumptions. Fear comes from our consciousness and is like a dream. When you wake...

Obama’s new war on terror

September 16, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

Early in his address to the nation about the threat posed by Islamic State terrorists, President Obama spoke an obvious truth: “We can’t erase every trace of evil from the world.” But just a few beats later, he came close to contradicting...

A tribute to Beethoven’s greatest symphony

September 14, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

I love classical music. My favorite classical composer is Ludwig von Beethoven, followed by French composer Claude Debussy for a close second place. The backgrounds of the two composers are worlds apart. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770, and died...

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September 14, 2014 • CartoonsComments (0)

Personally, I wish the cops had some of Bruce Wayne’s Tumblers instead of these MRAPs. Maybe someday...

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September 13, 2014 • CartoonsComments (0)

Can we talk...

Do police really need military weapons?

September 12, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

Everyone is making a huge fuss about the police having military weapons. Which to me is something that shouldn’t even be an issue. The police do not need military weapons. The police don’t need such heavy artillery. They are fighting gang bangers who...

Dear Editor: 9-12-14

September 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, We would like to commend Mr. A. Mireles, Sr. Patrolman with the New Mexico State Police, who so graciously helped us when we were having mechanical trouble on the Tatum highway. A couple weeks ago we were returning from Lubbock to Roswell with a...

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September 12, 2014 • CartoonsComments (0)

He bit the hand that feeds him...