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Inequalities rest on inequities

June 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I had to laugh when I read Larry Elder’s article entitled “Inequality too complicated for government.” Odd how a man can write about economic inequality and not mention “Wall Street” once. But of course, his mission was not to explain inequality, but rather to paint an illusion of what constitutes modern economic inequality. That is [&hellip...

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Democrats are inciting violence against Trump

June 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

With the selection of Donald Trump as its nominee for president, the Republican Party underwent a peaceful revolution. Although he wasn’t my choice, as a member of Dead Democrats Voting for Republicans, I’ll pack a big lunch and vote for him when the...

Survey shows the Record is loved, hated and read

June 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Last fall we did a Roswell Daily Record survey to get reader feedback on the pages of our newspaper. We asked our readers to fill out a full-page survey about the content we publish and we had more than 150 filled out and returned to us. The surveys covered...

Family blessings on both sides of the border

June 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

When I was asked by our editor to write this column, I was not sure what to expect. What to write, I mean I’ve been around writers and editors for quite a while, but I’ve never been asked to write something. So I’ll give it a try. Last April, when I...

LULAC expresses its appreciation

June 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC Council 8051, Roswell) thanks you for the excellent media coverage for the 87th New Mexico LULAC Convention that was here in Roswell on May 27-29, at the Sally Port Inn. LULAC visitors from other parts of...

Giving Donald Trump chance at greatness

June 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It generally is best not to talk politics or religion around your friends. As Trump got closer to being the “presumptive nominee,” many friends came out to me as Trump supporters, so it feels safer now to express how I feel. Trump spoke about being...

Enchantment and economy in your own back yard

June 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

By Loretta Hall “If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard.” That’s what Dorothy said in the classic movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” when she returned home after her adventures in more exotic...

VA executive terminations overturned by AG Lynch

June 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Once again, the Obama administration protects its wrongdoers, explaining why the grossly malfunctioning Veterans Administration executives are perpetuating serious problems with veterans’ health care disasters, with no sign of fixing the problems. A key...

Pick up after your pet at the Bird Sanctuary

June 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

People should be more aware of their bad behavior on not cleaning after their beloved dogs. I came from San Francisco, and we have a KRON 4 news segment on people behaving badly, like I see in the Bird Sanctuary trail here. I pick it up when I have extra...

Nation not as strong without belief in God

June 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A letter in the May 22 Roswell Daily Record was answering my letter in the May 17 edition of the RDR. The writer summarily dismissed the statement, “Some of the most brutal regimes in history … were based on atheism.” He called it “preposterous...