Dear Editor: What is a Progressive?

September 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As the Democrats have moved further and further to the left they have latched on to the term Progressive to define themselves. We know from their political narrative that this relates to their utopian neo-socialist programs of redistribution of wealth, big government, massive entitlements, open borders and cradle-to-the-grave government entitlements, as...

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Dear Editor: Republicans haven’t settled on right person yet for president

September 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Bernie Sanders and I are opposites, he’s a Socialist and I’m to the right of Rush, but we could share a bowl of ice cream. We agree that the immigration and trade policies of Democrats and Republicans enrich the wealthy and cost us jobs. The middle class...

Grand jury plan in Roswell’s hands

September 6, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Our town is facing a crisis of violence, and while it’s difficult to determine one particular cause for the escalating number of homicides, this much is clear: The community must respond. There have been too many lives lost, too few arrests made, and too...

RDR’s vision for the future

September 2, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It may be old news now that the Roswell Daily Record has a new publisher, but what isn’t old news is the fire under our feet because of this management change. Those who read the front pages of this newspaper are aware that Barbara Beck, daughter of Robert...

Roswell and its violent crime wave

September 2, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

There’s a big story here, with tragic and unfortunate legs. It’s the rash of high-profile homicides that’s gripping this city of 50,000 people. The latest victims, as of this writing, are three people who may have been gunned down while sleeping. Since...

Dear Editor: ​Saturday’s opinion page a grand slam

September 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have been reading the editorial pages of the Roswell Daily Record for twenty-six years. I know that editorials are driven by current events and they can’t all be good and I don”t always agree with them. Some days they are a bunch of dribble and fluff...



August 30, 2015 • CartoonsComments (1)

If only all those mill levies and Go Bonds were results oriented...

Dear Editor: Jesus, not marijuana

August 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a concerned citizen, I would like to put my 50 cents in on this stupid marijuana farm they are wanting to put in Roswell. If we have idiots going around pulling guns and doing shooting in places where they have kids and youth functions and even Taco Bell....



August 28, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Talking isn’t doing...

The demise of human customer service

August 26, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Older people, such as myself, like to think we’ve acquired the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to the modern world, the young ’uns have a leg up on us. That occurred to me when I had some questions about my cellphone account, and I didn’t want to...