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Dear Editor: 9-19-14

September 19, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The Roswell Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the following sponsors for their participation in our annual Labor Day Concert. Special appreciation to Eddie and Jamie David, Xcel Energy, David Sorenson, Pepsi and Pioneer Bank. We would also like to thank Mayor Dennis Kintigh for the outstanding job he did as narrator. Also, [&hellip...

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09/19/14

September 19, 2014 • CartoonsComments (0)

Don’t feel sorry for Al Gore. He made a fortune off this bogus global warming scare by selling carbon offsets (Liberal Indulgences). [/auth...

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...

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 Off

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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09/14/14

September 14, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

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

09-13-14

09/13/14

September 13, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Can we talk? [/auth...

Do police really need military weapons?

September 12, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

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...