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Conflicting sources among religions

August 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In response to William Dawe’s letter, it’s true I have some relatives that are Jehovah’s Witnesses. I look at them critically as well and I see they never claimed to be infallible. Even the disciples wondered when the Kingdom was arriving (Acts 1:6). Witnesses are most criticized about saying the world would end in 1975. [&hellip...

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Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

August 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Welcoming leaders Congrats to the former assistant director of the Roswell Museum and Arts Center, Caroline Brooks, for being named the museum’s new executive director, and to Mona Kirk, who worked for the Roswell Independent School District for 29 years,...

Roswell is where my home and heart remain

August 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

I’ve been thinking lately that many of the faithful readers of the Roswell Daily Record may feel I have nothing to say about our city except to point out its faults. I admit, I have been guilty of pointing fingers at our city leaders in government, and...

Education, given freely, is too often abused

August 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

What is education? It is the ability to absorb and take in information. In our country (the United States of America), education is something most of this generation is very used to having. It is given to us without us having to even fight for it. Others...

Letter writer simply justifying his beliefs

August 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Russell Scott proves that you can always find a way to justify anything you want to believe. He was shown scriptures that say love your enemies, love your neighbors, love each other, he who lives by the sword shall die by the sword, our weapons are not...

Consensus is not a matter of popularity

August 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

There is a new argument among climate-change deniers: since the theory of climate change is based on a “consensus,” it is little more than a popularity contest among scientists. This might be understandable coming from laymen, but it is an act of pure...

Husband didn’t quit, was forced to resign

August 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to point out an inaccuracy that was printed in a Roswell Daily Record article published on Aug. 15. In that article, the current Roswell Museum and Art Center executive director stated that they had been looking for a replacement since...

Homeless people falling through the cracks

August 24, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Homelessness was criminalized as far back as the 14th century, with vagabonds being put in stocks, branded or even executed in some cases. It wasn’t until 1872 that the first American homeless shelter, the New York City Rescue Mission, was founded. After...

For all the right reasons, Roswell is home

August 24, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

I love Roswell. I always have. But I’ve been asked countless times, why? That’s a sad question, but it seems as if hating Roswell is a status symbol for some. I don’t get it. My roots are here. My newly widowed great- grandmother brought her two boys...

Letter writer is just justifying his beliefs

August 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Russell Scott proves that you can always find a way to justify anything you want to believe. He was shown scriptures that say “love your enemies, love your neighbors, love each other, he who lives by the sword shall die by the sword, our weapons are not...