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America has been blessed with visionary leaders

Each year as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I like to take the opportunity to thank the editor of this paper, and share with...

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...

Letter: ‘Red flag’ laws are not what you think

On the surface the idea of red flag laws, now called extreme risk protection orders, sound good, but the devil is in the details....

Minimum wage increase needs to be addressed

As I see it, there are two sides to the $15 per hour minimum wage debate. For a small business like myself, it is another...

Letter: We need ‘Clean Energy Program’ — not ‘Green New Deal’

When will more policymakers start facing up to the yawning gap between renewable hype and energy reality? They may be forced to. The blistering...

The conflicting views on addressing the pandemic

Let me preface this by saying I'm 84 years old and high risk for the virus for more reasons than just my age, so...

Dr. Daniel Fine is a nice addition

The recent article by Dr. Daniel Fine in the guest column of your Wednesday edition concerning the impacts of Saudi Arabian-led dismantlement of our...

Letter: Event speaker shared stories of inspiration

WESST, an SBA Women’s Business Center, would like to thank the Strive event speakers Hope Morales, Amanda Mason, Kim Stecklein Halstead, Christie Mann-Crocker, Tanna...

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: Public must get the attention of lock-step partisans

When we, the public, elect representatives and senators, we expect statesmen, not lock-step partisans. Differences in opinions are inherent in different people, so diversified...

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...

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...

Letter: Concern for social equality has been usurped

Do you remember where you were 19 years ago on 9/11? On that day the United States was attacked. It was an act of...

Slaughterhouses damage the earth

I was disappointed to read of the probability of a cow slaughterhouse reopening in Roswell. The environmental damage and animal cruelty will be the...

Commissioners just doing their jobs

Former Mayor Tom Jennings, I have heard that you mistakenly entered the wrong date in your day planner for last Tuesday’s (June 27) Roswell...

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,...

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...

Reader doesn’t want nuclear waste here

  The communities, the states that elected to build and use nuclear energy years ago failed to make a plan to manage the inevitable accumulation...

Voting locally creates positive change

After the recent candidate forum, it seems to me that there are quite a few good candidates to choose from. It takes a lot...

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...

Letter: Support of Strategic Water Reserve appreciated

Kudos to Rep. Phelps Anderson for his work this past legislative session to restore funding to the Strategic Water Reserve, an innovative water management...

Letter: Same-day voter registration would increase turn-out

Why would elected officials want to stop people from voting? In (the Feb. 2) RDR the lead story is that Rep. Greg Nibert and...

Issues at stake for rural residents

With the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement by the efforts of Congress with their new health care bills, there is...

Letter: Far left is taking advantage of this crisis

Had more people known about the protest rally Saturday, the number of people would have been much greater. Here’s why: We’re told to stay...

Letter: What would you have the ‘law of the land’ do?

Don Determan recently wrote a letter to the editor denouncing Margie Camp’s views on abortion. Mr. Determan asserts that “murder is murder,” intimating that...

Alien implants documentary convinces filmmaker

A paranormal documentary filmmaker who explores people’s extraordinary beliefs has tackled the often ridiculed topic of alien abduction, and the related phenomenon of alien...

Air Center planning should be inclusive

The Daily Record has devoted a good deal of paper and ink, for some time, to coverage of matters related to the Roswell Air...

Follow these tips for flag etiquette

As a 30-year military veteran, I have been amazed as to my hometown’s disrespect for the American flag which we veterans fought for and...

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