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Collecting the right way and wrong way

I met recently with a reader who’s an avid collector of baseball cards, a pursuit baseball fans along with avid collectors of all manner...

Letter: NM may follow in “sanctuary” footsteps of California

For those of you that are not aware, there are two bills currently in front of the New Mexico Legislature, the purpose of which...

There are other options for naming recreation center

The Aug. 24 Roswell Daily Record tells us the city’s General Services Committee recommended naming the recreation center after Cesar Chavez, the labor activist. Of...

Letter: Oceanfront property is in Kansas, and it’s cheap

A recent letter writer’s remarks (Jan. 12) to the effect that Trump’s desire for border security amounts to “personality disorders” and will lead to...

System unfair to landlords

Eviction process: Judge explains rules and regulations before the process begins. Both parties are called to bench. Judge talks to the tenant — do you...

Have a healthy attitude on money

There are people today who wish to push this country toward socialism and even communism. Why do people line up at U.S. embassies rather than...

Homeless are people, too, just like you

I would like to say that the homeless, as we are called, are people, too. Whoever the idiot is that thinks homeless people should be separated...

Gov should regulate, not take your guns

In your article on March 9 by Nate Jones: “Gun bans don’t stop criminals,” I’d have to say that his point is mute. Yes, he is...

Pool closed for real estate “perk”

I believe I found the real reason Cahoon pool was closed! In my opinion, the front-page article of the RDR titled, “Texas developers plan office,...

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...

Letter: Encourage lawmakers to reject ‘culture of death’

Devout Catholics believe in the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Other Catholics embrace separation of church and state which promotes a culture...

Reader: Not local government’s finest hour

As is usual, I attended the Roswell City Council Meeting Thursday night, July 12, and it was a CIVIC EMBARRASSMENT from beginning to end. Larry...

Let’s move toward a ‘zoo beyond’ right here

“Let’s go to the zoo!” It’s a popular suggestion that appeals to everyone of all ages in homes both in Roswell and around the...

Letter: More should ‘take action to protect innocent life’

It is a while since I have expressed my feelings publicly about New Mexico’s political agenda, but now, because of all that has happened...

Courts have been hostile to Christianity 

I wish to add to the letter of Oct. 14 by Ralph Rivera. First I must commend him for taking a stand that may...

Reader responds: Democracy actually stronger today

In response to the letter printed from John Grogan, “Letter writer fears for the future of democracy,” I would say that the democracy is...

Protests treated as entertainment

The Democrats and Progressives have developed a new form of entertainment for their followers, it’s called the protest. This type of gathering holds great...

Media hasn’t distorted Trump’s actions

I wish to comment on the article by John Taylor in the Roswell Daily Record of 12 December. He writes of fake news and journalistic...

Thanks to state insurance superintendent

Thank you RDR staff for printing the article titled “Insurance regulator seeks stop to surprise medical billing.” Our Blue Cross Blue Shield paycheck premium deduction...

Letter: Is legalizing recreational marijuana worth it?

Coming from a background of many personal challenges, obstacles and unstable life situations I have an understanding of other young kids who may struggle...

Remember ‘at-risk’ youth when mailing Christmas cards

Each year, for the past 40 years, I have asked those of who send out Christmas cards to remember the young people of Assurance...

Fireworks scare animals and people

Remember that your fireworks can be disrespectful to people and animals. Fireworks scare animals — they will run away. If (Roswell) Animal Control picks them up,...

Deep repositories not necessary

I can remember back in 2007, there was a city-wide town hall meeting at the Roswell convention center to discuss the possibility of having...

Letter writer: This sounds like a pretty good deal to me

At this time of year, we remember the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. I must confess that much of the...

Glimpses of presidents as people

For better or for worse, I can’t think of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last week, without also thinking of the well-known...

Letter writer: Thanks to Dems who support Trump agenda

“You cannot be civil with a political party (Republican) that wants to destroy what you stand for (Socialism), what you care about (the loss...

NRA should not be painted as dangerous

A quick response to the comments made by Flo Wells and Mike Heron (in the March 25 edition of the RDR). Ms. Wells said...

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