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What’s real newsand what’s not

May 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

(Regarding the transgender story on May 17 by Lisa Dunlap) I am closer and closer to canceling my subscription! Stupid stories. A transgender makes front-page news (while) Planned Parenthood scandal (is) selling torn-up baby body parts. Real news doesn’t? Martha K. Romero Roswell...

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Two authors, one speech and a date of death

May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Thanks, Obama. Though for the most part used sarcastically to denote something that one feels has changed, presumably for the worse, since the Obama presidency began, I am actually expressing gratitude. During a commencement speech at Rutgers University this...

No more federal medical pot prosecutions

May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register Although marijuana legalization remains a contentious issue, some consensus has emerged across the country to allow medical marijuana regulation among the 50 states. Yet the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals soon will decide three...

Thanks to 9-1-1 for saving lives

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As you know, most of us complain loudly, but seldom thank anyone when an individual does an outstanding job. On May 5, I called a friend, Patsy H., who now lives in Prescott Valley, Arizona, but was a longtime resident of Roswell. Patsy answered my call in a...

Program cleared of fraud allegations

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently, the Roswell Daily Record published a story reporting the result of the audit of the Emergency Medical Education Program at Eastern New Mexico University — Roswell. Prior to this report, four faculty members had been subjected to a hearing in which...

Trump’s record speaks for itself

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

l have lived and worked in southeastern New Mexico for over 60 years. I have served on the election board in Eddy County and am a taxpayer as well. It concerns me watching, as national news reports total unrest about the upcoming presidential election. We do...

Unconventional advice for 2016 graduates

May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s that time of year, when just about every newspaper in the state gives front-page attention to at least one local graduation. They’re always a big deal, especially to those who walk across that ceremonial stage and the families they’re making proud....

FBI director mistakes videos as a cause of crime

May 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch FBI Director James Comey seemingly has his finger on the pulse of American law enforcement and understands what’s driving current crime trends. Why, then, does he keep making the unfounded assertion that a sharp increase in...

The ‘Trump Party’ will win it all

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Yes, it is the :Trump Party” because it is definitely not the Conservative Republican Party or the Liberal Democratic Party. I personally left the Democratic Party back in the 1980s and the Republican Party in 2003 when the Republican president decided to...

Depression is not being self-centered

May 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is written in response to Rick Kraft’s article, “It was not supposed to happen this way,” which appeared May 15. While I recognize the column represents the writer’s ideas, it’s important to consider additional thoughts about severe...