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Ideas deemed liberal, conservative change with time

I wish to add my input to the recent discussion of contributions of liberals. One writer told us all our rights are the result...

City is heading for financial disaster

It looks like the city is heading into a financial disaster if it continues on the path it has been on for the last...

On mass murders and the legal system 

How is it that the homicidal Florida school shooter managed to avoid the death penalty by admitting that he murdered 17 people? What kind...

Letter: If you think abortion is wrong, ‘don’t have one’

In (the May 22) Roswell Daily Record you have an article about the #StopTheBan rally held on Pioneer Plaza Tuesday, May 21. You accurately...

Letter writer: Time to get this wall built

Congress passed the Secure Fence Act with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Democrats and Republicans promised to build seven hundred miles of fence along our southern...

Bringing attention to gun control

As a believer in the “right to bear arms,” I believe everyone worldwide should have the right to carry a gun on his or...

U.S. 70 has more than Route 66 ever did

On the front page of the Roswell Daily Record, Nov. 17, 2017, a very encouraging article about the increase in New Mexico’s tourism was...

Never forget the importance of agriculture

When it comes to weighing the importance to society of specific professions, how they stack up can depend on who you ask. It could...

Windfall presents its own challenges

Discussions about how government can and should work for the people, who alternately benefit from its machinery and find themselves at its mercy, almost...

Letter: Attitudes an obstacle to stopping pollution

I applaud the recent (column) by Ms. Kaitlyn Ware for Millennial Voices, and agree that unless the pollution of our planet is stopped soon,...

Letter: Go along to get along

This world of ‘go along to get along’ mentality, that is, to conform to general expectations so as not to disrupt or endanger one’s...

Looking at radiation and nuclear fears

Radiation after Fukushima: The first question you have to ask yourself: Why didn’t anyone die from radiation exposure after three nuclear reactors melted down at...

Apology for ‘Civic embarrassment’ remark

In my Saturday letter to the editor calling Thursday night’s City Council meeting a CIVIC EMBARRASSMENT, I should probably have waited until I had...

Letter: COVED-19 is not Trump’s Chernobyl

It angers me to no end when the news media pundits compare the coronavirus pandemic to the Chernobyl meltdown. At Chernobyl, less than 50...

We should oppose radiation exposure

In the March 21 Opinion Kral Spaces article, “Sabotage of G&O is a stretch,” the author lumps all sources of radiation we are exposed...

Letter writer lacks sources

The Jan. 12 edition of the RDR had a letter, “Wealth inequality …” The writer insists the recent tax cuts will be detrimental to...

Citizens disappointed with new city signs

Recently, I posted a picture of the new “Welcome to Roswell” sign on Facebook. The caption read: “Here is a picture of what a...

Call White House on Obamacare

Seven Senate Republicans; John McCain, Lamar Alexander, Rob Portman, Dean Heller, Lisa Murkowski, Shelly Capito and Susan Collins voted not to repeal Obamacare. They all...

Much to be said on war and violence

AH1100 – 1200 hours on 19 April 2017, a large number of Vietnam War veterans gathered in Artesia to commemorate the war. It was...

Hypothetical skit exposes risk to kids

Mark was driving south on Lea Street from College. He’d just fought with his wife and wasn’t paying attention to his driving. Tina was playing...

Show respect to American soldiers

Three or four months ago, I made the decision that I was going to discontinue watching the national news. I was tired of hearing...

Letter writer angered by interaction

I went to a local car wash — there was only one attendant so I waited for him to come and attend me and...

Smokey and the wildland/urban interface

A marketing campaign considered by many the most successful in the history of advertising will celebrate a significant milestone next year, and in doing...

Addicts are capable of choosing to live and conquer

Does the substance kill the addict, or does the addict kill themselves? This very controversial question has become so common in 2017 that it’s...

Life requires radiation

In my last letter, I mentioned the financial benefits of storing radioactive materials to the state of New Mexico. Without a doubt, WIPP has been...

Giving voice to the youth of Roswell

Several years ago, we came up with the idea of giving a voice to the young people of Roswell by creating a column written...

President needs help from ‘bitter clingers’

“You go into these small towns ... and, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And each administration...

PETA is wrong, can we agree?

The Sept. 20 RDR had a letter answering my letter of Sept. 13 about animal rights. I was pleased to see that we agree on...

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