50 years later, another Republican ‘time for choosing’

November 8, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

Barry Goldwater went down to a smashing defeat in 1964. But so did the man who beat him — Lyndon Johnson, whose landslide re-election culminated in a near-abdication from the presidency four years later. Johnson’s collapse eerily foreshadowed the resignation of his successor in the White House, Richard Nixon. And it cleared the way for [&hellip...

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Dear editor 11-08-14

November 8, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I just finished reading this morning’s Friday, Nov. 7, Roswell Daily Record and felt that I needed to reply to Laura J. Lucero-Carillo’s letter to the editor. She apparently didn’t read the RDR’s explanation to Gilbert Alverado (Oct. 3),...



November 8, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Hey, folks, it’s just a gag. [/auth...



November 7, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

If the voters wanted Congress to work with Obama, why didn’t they leave Harry Reid in charge of the Senate? [/auth...

Dear Editor: 11-07-14

November 6, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, On behalf of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell and New Mexico Military Institute, we would like to thank the voters of Chaves County who supported Higher Education Bond C on November 4. More than 6,000 residents (53 percent) who voted in our...

Dear Editor: 11-04-14

November 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I am writing in response to Mr. Mike Clark’s idea of creating a “Civilian Oversight “for the Roswell Police Department (Oct. 14). Mr. Clark, our city administration and police administration hold the RPD to the highest standards. The police...

Election overload is taking its toll

November 2, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

My timing couldn’t have been better when I got cable TV and high-speed Internet installed on Thursday afternoon. After returning from work and shopping Thursday, I channel-surfed through three or four schlocky horror movies before finally watching the news...



November 2, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

From messiah to millstone in six short years. [/auth...



November 1, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Are we really saving time or wasting it? [/auth...

Dear Editor: 10-31-14

October 31, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I want to thank all the E.R. staff at Lovelace Regional Hospital. I went to the E.R. Friday afternoon. They have the best help on the floor. I want to thank Dr. Pope. He treated me really good. He is such a good doctor. Also all the nurses, they...