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Letter: Debate starts to feel like a ‘playground argument’

A letter in the Aug. 23 Roswell Daily Record reads, “... a statement considered common knowledge does not require a citation.” He has previously...

Reader: Shelter pet represents plight of ‘elder dogs’

He’s white with short hair and big like Marmaduke with long boney legs and you can count every rib. He has a big head...

Letter: Reader advocates life sentences for BP, ICE chiefs

I am absolutely horrified at what is happening on our borders. Here’s what I would like to see happen there: Border Patrol Director Mark...

Letter: Don’t seek to enforce laws you don’t like

It’s nice of the Daily Record to give a front-page article to a candidate for county clerk. I hope they’re planning the same coverage...

Letter: 4th Annual Go Latinas event a success

We at WESST truly enjoyed our 4th Annual Go Latinas event on Saturday, Aug. 17. Thank you, Mary Gonzalez, for starting our morning off with...

Letter: Why cite sources to back up common knowledge?

After reading the letter by Russell Scott in the Aug. 17 edition of the Roswell Daily Record I realized I do owe him an...

Letter: Many are upset over issue of fees

I am a retired military veteran who proudly served his country for 26 years. I have also voted recently and have been a proud...

Letter: Adult center fees don’t make any sense

Why? Since it is free admission to the Roswell Museum & Art Center — free admission to the library — free entrance to the zoo...

Letter: Airport: Change the name, while keeping the acronym

While it is true that ours in hardly an International Airport, we have to consider that a new name means the expenses of a...

Letter: Opinions should be clearly labeled as such

The writer of a letter in the Aug. 10 Roswell Daily Record was answering a previous letter concerning the immigration situation on our southern...

Letter: Words and ideas matter

In a recent letter to the editor, Diana Tuttle said I needed to be ‘honest’ in my assessment of power energy for the state...

Letter: Council should rethink Adult Center fees

Once again our mayor and city council must be reminded that government should not be run like a business. The goals are opposite. Business...

Letter: Conservatives should believe their eyes, not rhetoric

In response to Russell Scott’s letter published in the Aug. 9 issue of the Roswell Daily Record I would like to offer the following...

Letter: Military weapons don’t belong in civilian hands

Let’s look at the text of the Second Amendment: “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right...

Letter: Beyond nuclear is a fallacy

The year is 2050 and New Mexico is supposed to be completely decarbonized according to the 2019 law to implement the Clean Energy Transition...

Letter: Writer should do ‘some careful research’

A letter in the Aug. 1 Roswell Daily Record discussed the recent immigration situation on our southern border. The writer makes some sweeping generalizations...

Letter: Beyond wind and solar

I can’t believe anyone actually thinks New Mexico can decarbonize by 2050. That is exactly what the state is trying to do with their...

Letter: Driving a wedge between Russia, China unlikely

In response to the New York Time’s guest editorial in the July 28 Roswell Daily Record, it’s surprising that the giant panda gift from...

Letter: Why are so many school supply drives needed?

It’s that time of year when we get ready for the children of Roswell to go back to school, and some kind folks are...

Letter: Time to ban fireworks

Never again, never again! Is it not now the time to make sure we do not have to live through another fireworks tragedy? Is it...

Letter: Time for Congress to ‘step up,’ address border problems

As a member of a young farmer and rancher committee I recently toured the U.S./Mexico border to see first-hand how our immigration situation is...

Letter: The search for truth does not come easily

Having watched politics for over 60 years, I see new criteria for being elected to government office that can be best defined as diversity...

Letter: Democrats should discourage illegal immigration

ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) began rounding up the first of a million illegal aliens who’ve had their day in court and are cleared...

Letter: ‘We must take care of our own people first’

A letter in the July 11 Roswell Daily Record was somewhat puzzling. The writer states correctly that it is legal to seek asylum in...

Letter: ‘Illegal immigrants’ should be arrested, deported

In response to Flo Wells’ letter July 3. Mrs. Wells, we don’t owe other countries, or their citizens, a thing. What the United States provides...

Letter: Could any nation house so many asylum seekers?

The July 3 RDR had an interesting letter, “When it comes to refugees, WWJD?” The writer was unhappy with the county commission for not helping...

Letter: ‘I survived 285 to Orla Texas’

On my last road trip down to Carlsbad, New Mexico I saw a bumper sticker on the back of a pickup truck that said,...

Letter: When it comes to refugees, WWJD?

I am so ashamed of our county commissioners! That makes me ashamed of all of us in Chaves County, because they supposedly represent us....

Letter: Chief thanks community for supporting firefighters

As fire chief, I, along with the other members of the Roswell Fire Department, would like to express our sincere appreciation to our fellow...

Letter: Demonizing southeast New Mexico

Everyone in New Mexico knows that the southeast corner of the state is the economic backbone of our state. Without the revenue generated by...

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