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Republicans should ditch the filibuster

Most of my family and some of my friends are Democrats. They list to the left when they walk, and some are so radical...

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...

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...

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...

Confused by letter writer’s comments

The headline story on today’s paper has me confused. The case of a woman killed in a traffic collision is brought to court after...

Letter writer distorted Constitution’s purpose

Mr. Grogan’s letter on Wednesday is a gross distortion of the Constitution, its purpose and the author’s intent. The Constitution was written to correct...

Citizens should have same rights

On June 21, we had a shooting in the D.C. area. Two congressmen, two police officers and two others were injured. The gunman was killed....

Letter: Letter writer calls for specifics

John Grogan’s letter of Jan. 22 tells us “I would offer numerous comments made by Trump himself” as evidence of President Trump’s xenophobia. Yet...

City councilors must be accountable

There are some things just too good to pass up. Some members of the Roswell City Council have found this to be a “must-follow rule.”...

Remarks on the level of security here on Oct. 26

I attended the Republican rally on Oct. 26. I was carrying a protest poster, and a doorkeeper told me I could not enter the...

Voters: Avoid propaganda, do your own research

A prominent New York editorialist gave a scathing assessment calling the president an accident of history. (To) the press, and to much of the...

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...

Mail deliveries coming too late

My wife and I lived in northwest Roswell for about 15 years. During that time, mail deliveries were fairly much on a regular basis,...

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...

Political parties have changed over time

Mr. Donald Burleson’s letter of 30 June was interesting. He mentioned the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding the right to vote. He...

Roswell is city of welcoming arms

We drove into Roswell like many tourists, curious about aliens. We left a bit of our hearts when we departed today. My husband and...

Letter: Hate crimes defined

We have been inundated recently by the media reporting of Jussie Smollett’s hate crime attack that was the result of President Trump’s actions. Then,...

Keep pets safe this holiday season

This holiday season, American Humane — the country’s first national humane organization — wants to remind pet owners to ensure the holidays are just...

Watching news is like poker tourney

Watching the news lately is like watching a national poker tournament consisting of three teams. There are the Hollywood elites, the Democrats and the Republicans....

Retired educator addresses supporters

I would like to address the 322 citizens who voted for me in the District 2, RISD school board election. I would also like to...

Considerations for choosing life

The Aug. 1 edition of the RDR had an article telling how a TV series about teen suicide may have triggered some web searches...

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...

An explanation of ‘routinely destroyed’

In regards to the inquiry by Robert J. Morris in the letter to the editor on Nov. 15, the Lykins family can only relay...

Mackey best suited for city council

Today, Roswell City Councilor Natasha Mackey announced her candidacy for mayor in 2018. Ms. Mackey, as reported in the Roswell Daily Record, would be Roswell’s...

Blame the predator, not the victim

In a recent RDR letter to the editor, the writer’s defense of Alabama’s Roy Moore’s innocence of sexual assault fails to convince the reader. The...

Zoo should upgrade to petting zoo

The benefits of human interactions with animals are widely known, both the physical and mental. The mere presence of a pet has been found...

Relapsing after detox kills recovering addicts

I want to thank Jose Mike Jimenez for his heartfelt column in Saturday’s edition of the RDR opening the discussion about heroin and other...

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...

A dangerous ‘pack of kangaroos’

We have experienced a substantial increase in the use of mobs as a political tool. One definition is “a crowd of people, especially one...

Dems see through prism of bigotry

Few Democrats hope Trump succeeds. Most are crybabies and sore losers who want to overturn his election because he’ll undo their progressive paradise. Our economy...

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