January 24, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

We thought the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the conversations afterward illuminated the role of editorial cartoons in print media.  However, a recent phone call to our editor inspired this cartoon.  One day, perhaps, our editorial page will be politically correct and tepid.  Until then, if the content offends, simply turn the page...

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January 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...



January 23, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

The State of the Union is…covetous...

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January 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Recently, I have read numerous letters to the editor, with regard to the immigration problems we are experiencing. Mr. John Ford brought up the wording on the statue of liberty. I did not know the entire context of the wording. I had a very good...

School bond vote is bargain for district

January 21, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

On Feb. 3, Roswell voters will return to the polls to decide on whether to approve the General Obligation Bond for school construction. Over the past 10 years, the Roswell Independent School District Board has completed more than $125 million worth of...

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January 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Editor’s note: The writer of the first letter is using satire to make his point. Also, the newspaper would like to point out that opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the author and not the newspaper.   Dear editor, I would never...



January 18, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

As we are about to see, basing an entire state budget upon oil revenues does have its snags...

Healing needs to begin in Caraveo crash

January 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

I had considered writing this column for last Sunday’s paper, but I think there were still a lot of raw emotions over a recent traffic incident that was a stark interruption to an otherwise normal, sunny day in the Alien City. On Jan. 6, a young man from...



January 17, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Strange how criminals ignore gun laws, isn’t it...

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January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I have followed the news reports of terrorism for more than 50 years. My first recollections were the acts of Yasser Arafat until the most recent in France and Africa. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced, murdered, kidnapped or assassinated...