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Dems show no regard for classified material

July 28, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Harry Houdini was known as a great escape artist. Hillary Clinton has pulled a “Houdini.” I listened intently to the statements made by FBI Director James Comey when he announced his findings and recommendations regarding the investigation into Clinton’s email security issues. I even downloaded a copy of his prepared remarks from nytimes.com to...

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Life in Roswell: A newcomer’s perspective

July 27, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s been just about a year and a half since I first came to Roswell. Living on the East Coast, about an hour outside of Washington D.C., I really didn’t know much about the city of Roswell besides what I’d seen, read or heard about it, which was almost...

Even Trump can be bought by the rich

July 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Yes, we all remember the news at the conclusion of the presidential primary activities that Hillary Clinton had several million dollars to begin the race for the presidency. Poor Donald Trump had only one million, aside from his personal fortune. The big...

The echo chambers of modern America

July 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Maybe it began with the rise of Fox News. There, conservative people found a different spin on the news, more suitable to their tastes and opinions. Or perhaps it was the rise of Rush Limbaugh, whose conservative rants were full of arrogance and hyperbole —...

Everything rises and falls on effective leadership

July 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One of my mentors is author and pastor John Maxwell. I have listened to hundreds and hundreds of talks by him as well as many of his books on CD. His wisdom has helped equip me to teach leadership to others. I had the opportunity to meet him once at a book...

‘No’ votes against taxes explained

July 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I felt I had to respond to Mr. Jose Mike Jimenez’s attack on the property owners of Roswell who do not always support school bonds. Let’s begin with the defeated Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell mill levy increase that Jimenez is especially upset...

Sharing economy is dismantling our economic models

July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Need a ride? Text Uber to have a driver show up and take you there in his or her own vehicle. Need a vacation rental? Go to Airbnb.com to book everything from a castle to a couch directly from the owner. Need tools, sports gear, photo equipment, garden space?...

Reciprocity weaves life’s laws into one fabric

July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Scripture reveals the reciprocal nature of God’s commands stating, “The Word of God is quick, (alive) and powerful, and sharper than any two-edge sword …” Our unrepentant behavior suggests a failure to understand how the Word works in us — that it...

False religions create violence

July 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Did Russell Scott really ask what source I used for my statement about early Christians in war? How about the following: “A careful review of all the information available goes to show that, until the time of Marcus Aurelius [Roman emperor from 161 to 180...

Release your inner child and enjoy life’s moments

July 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

When I was asked to write a column for the Roswell Daily Record, the topic of subject matter came up. I was given a mandate to write on news occurring in and around Roswell. I therefore make it a practice to read the paper and see what is happening within the...