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All animals have a purpose

God created all animals and they all have a purpose. The dog is the one he chose to be a friend to man and he...

City gun proposal a terrible idea

Our City Council will soon consider whether to adopt an ordinance permitting city employees to carry concealed firearms while on the job. This is, understandably,...

Lack of homeless shelter is a shame

I look out and see rain and I feel the cold wind while fellow human beings are living homeless down by the river. There are...

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...

Smart meters are a dumb idea

The city will soon begin replacing the existing analog water meters with electronic “smart” meters. Proponents of these meters tout that they will provide a...

Fear of radiation

The dawn of radiophobia came from a historical instance in the story about the Radium Dial Painters. These were mostly young girls who were employed...

Cartoonist predicts letter writer issues

In the Sept. 24 edition of the RDR, the editorial cartoon featured “The Old Nag of Roswell.” How did your cartoonist know that Fred Moran would...

Thanks for care during illness

I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the cath lab staff, Dr. Rivers and Dr. Adajar, as well as medical staff and nurses...

Distressed by Domenici’s passing

We are saddened to note the death of Sen. Pete Domenici. Sen. Domenici worked for many years on behalf of his constituents throughout the...

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...

Past policies are only hope for US

In 1981, President Reagan introduced trickle-down economics giving huge tax cuts to the wealthy while promising a boost in economic growth and job creation....

Ministry helps support children

I am writing this letter to express our deepest appreciation to those who blessed the young people of Assurance Home through the Dare 2...

Allocate money wisely for homeless

Roswell appears to have a mild version of NIMBY (Not In My BackYard) these days with respect to determining a suitable location for proposed...

Angered by response at homeless meeting

I haven’t been this disgusted and angry since the Cahoon pool fiasco. I attended the “open meeting” about a site for the homeless to give them...

Doubting motives for public hearing

There is a flyer circulating among property owners in the area of College Boulevard and Grand Avenue, the site of Roswell’s new tent city....

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...

Reform might come from DACA change

Democrats say President Trump is heartless because he ended DACA although he’s given them six months to legalize Dreamers. They likely won’t do it because...

Circuses should be abolished

I wrote a letter that encouraged a more humane and naturalistic environment for Roswell’s zoo animals. In response to the gentleman’s letter who asked if...

Rivers of Life gives clarification

In reference to the article that ran in Sunday’s paper concerning Rivers of Life Homeless shelter, we feel a statement was made that directly...

Erroneous info by PETA letter writer

I’m writing on PETA’s behalf regarding an opinion piece by Russell A. Scott published by the Roswell Daily Record titled “Allowing PETA Into Our...

Congressman’s visit was important

Unless you are following Roswell Indivisible on Facebook or Twitter, you will not be aware that Rep. Steve Pearce held a town hall meeting...

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...

President’s actions over DACA

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is the shielding from deportation and giving of work permits to children who were brought here unlawfully by...

Allowing PETA into our city’s government

August 23 RDR had a letter “All animals have rights.” The writer was answering my letter of August 17 concerning an offer to the...

Tribute to SPS is much appreciated

On behalf of the employees and retirees of Southwestern Public Service Company and Xcel Energy, I want to thank the Historical Society for Southeast...

Auto workers use power unreasonably

On Labor Day weekend, many Americans celebrated the contributions that unions like the United Auto Workers (UAW) have made to the workplace. As a...

Lawmakers should focus on other issues

I just read your latest article in the Roswell Daily Record and, as you know, I just had to comment. It isn’t that consumers don’t...

Move monuments to memorial parks

In this letter, I take the opportunity to express my view as to the purpose of the monuments to the Southern cause. It is...

Remove financial incentives for cartel

This is crazy! Our southern border is one of the most secure in the world, yet Donald Trump is threatening to shut down our...

Nuclear energy is for life

Before humans, before Earth, before the matter of which Earth is composed, radiation completely dominated everything in the universe. As the universe cooled from its...

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