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January 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, Mr. Ford’s letter to the RDR presents an incomplete picture of immigration based on feelings and emotions. Unlike those who are coming from Central America, our ancestors who he mentions, came here legally. Those found to be with unacceptable issues or were diseased were not allowed to stay. The latter was to prevent [&hellip...

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January 9, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Teed off yet? [/auth...

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January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Jan. 6, the RDR published a letter written by Mr. John Ford who quoted the plaque on the Statue of Liberty which begins, “Give me your tired, your poor…” to bolster his argument that “right wingers” are trying to stem the flow of...

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January 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, The recent proposal by Police Chief Phil Smith to start a new program called Hot Spot — in which police provide extra focus on small areas that data show have a high crime occurrence — is a good reminder that our police department must always...

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January 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, In response to Bobby Villegas’ letter (Jan. 3): Dear Mr. Villegas, Your letters would be better received by many readers if you were less verbose. Be brief is the rule. Please allow me to provide you with a sample letter that I think expresses...

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January 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear editor, Previous writings by Mr. R.G. “Bobby” Villegas that were published in the Roswell Daily Record and now the latest one on Jan. 3 have incorporated misrepresentations, biased information, ill-researched and blatantly false statements,...

Time to de-connect from EarthLink

January 4, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

From 2000 to 2011 it was my home connection to the Internet. I would open the EarthLink program on my “gumdrop” iMac — an early 2000s model that came in five choices of yummy colors — I’d hear the tones of the a phone number dialing itself and the...



January 4, 2015 • CartoonsComments Off

Somewhere is there a Sandhill Crane amongst a flock of Common Cranes? [/auth...



January 3, 2015 • CartoonsComments Off

See?  Roswell can make national news without extraterrestrials. [/auth...

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January 2, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Wednesday, Dec. 31, reporter Jeff Tucker wrote accolades about himself and the wonderful job he did on the breaking news on immigrants going to FLETC. This reporter, Jeff Tucker, without checking any sources, wrote a scathing derogatory report...