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NMMI pecan picking was curious

Blue is blue, apple is apple and theft is theft. Using the same letters and stringing them together in the same order will give us...

Right to work anything but routine

Reporter Alison Penn did a good job reporting on the City Council discussion of a resolution supporting state adoption of egregiously named right-to-work legislation. Whoever...

No Democrat voted to cut your taxes

Republicans could ruin an erotic dream, so it’s remarkable they passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which allows most of you to keep...

Be alert for off-road vehicles

During the Roswell City Council meeting last Thursday, Jan. 11, I was in the minority during the debate and vote on Ordinance 17-15, which...

Racism claims old and tired

Hogwash! Councilor (Juan) Oropesa's depiction of "right to work" and its supporters as racist is an old and tired argument that just doesn't hold...

Wealth inequality nation’s biggest threat

In reply to the letter on Wednesday from Russell A. Scott, I would respectfully state his opinions of the Reagan tax cuts are not...

Reward offered for cotton arsonist

On the evening of Jan. 3, I received a phone call from a neighbor informing me of a fire on one of our farms. I...

NMMI pecan theft is theft

Karl Holmgren’s letter to the editor (5 January) concerned me as he seems to suggest that the wheels of civilization will come off because...

Vilifying the wealthy accomplishes nothing

A letter in the Dec. 30 RDR “Wealth inequality…” was answering my letter of Dec. 28 concerning the recent tax bill reducing taxes. The...

City needs to tackle tumbleweeds

Today, the 7th day of January, 2018, it was my privilege to run over my first tumbleweed of the year on South Sunset Avenue...

Art Sandoval deserves re-election

If Roswell is going to continue its current dash forward to once again being a city that we are proud of, and a city...

NMMI needs to explain pecan policy

A few days ago, I wrote you a letter highlighting how the axis of the NMMI, Duty-Honor-Achievement, did not appear to be taught in...

Ward 3 race is interesting

I’m interested in how the City Council race in Ward 3 is developing. On one hand, we have incumbent councilor Art Sandoval, a 16-year veteran...

Assurance Home grateful for support

I am writing this letter to express my gratitude to everyone who remembered the young people of Assurance Home this past Christmas season. If you...

How would writer feel about lost pecans?

Karl Holmgren wrote a letter to the editor detailing his grievances with NMMI’s Duty-Honor-Achievement triplet along with his concern of a man who was...

More military airspace will deter airlines

There has been much talk recently about the Air Force expanding military operating airspace over Carlsbad, Artesia and Roswell. In a recent op-ed written by...

NMMI pecans need no policing

The website of the New Mexico Military Institute tells us NMMI is creating leaders for the future and doing this through the three standards...

Why are taxes so complicated?

Why do income taxes have to be so complicated? All businesses, for-profit or nonprofit, could pay a simple gross receipts tax. This would be a...

Phone calls are the gold standard

Try to do business with a member of the greatest generation, the baby boomers, the Xers or the little talked of “silent” generation and...

Tax cuts are irresponsible

I don’t understand the objection H.B. Clemmons stated in this Sunday’s letter by my using “provide” rather than “promote” in a previous letter. Why is...

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