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Reaping the benefits of oil and gas

Southeastern New Mexico is rightfully known for its oil and gas resources, but the economic impact of hunting and fishing in the area cannot...

Liberals are big gov’t advocates

Saw your article by Merilee Dannemann in Tuesday’s RDR, “No excuse for voting commission” and had to comment, again. Liberals are the first to scream...

Yearbook from 1915 a historical treat

What a historical treat provided by Briana Hodge in Sunday’s RDR Vistas section! She got her hands on the 1915 Roswell High School annual. At...

Insight from an old published letter

To my letter published Oct. 1, 2006, looks like the taxpayers are going to sink another $122,000 in the old Conoco Service Station with...

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...

Constitution guarantees we have the same rights

I love it when I hear a liberal quote the Constitution, as John Grogan did Wednesday morning in his letter titled, “Trump’s policies will...

Waste pit versus money pit

Remember when the phrase ‘money pit’ used to mean a property that was costing you more money than it was worth? Well, over in...

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...

Trump’s policies will hasten US decline

We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common...

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...

What is the right solution to climate change?

In my last letter, I offered one solution for climate change — adapt the physical infrastructure. Infrastructure is not just about roads and bridges but...

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...

US should invest in energy, not war

In his letter published in the RDR’s July 9 edition, John Yates expressed his concern of the undermining of our energy security by the...

Mayor should hire from his own town

Why does the mayor go to other states to get an agency to hire a city manager? Roswell has very qualified people to fill...

Thanks to Heinrich for coming to town

Today, July 15, I attended a rally for Sen. Martin Heinrich at Pecos Flavors Winery. The first thing I want to say about it...

Thanks, Lois, for the positive changes

I am writing this letter in tribute to Lois Hein, my old neighbor, landlady and friend who recently passed away. She was a great...

Community should elect responsible leaders

The mayor and City Council here in Roswell remind me of an episode of an old Andy of Mayberry. A movie producer chooses Mayberry for...

Abalos’ health care idea is gov’t giveaway

In his opinion piece in Thursday’s edition of the RDR, Mr. Abalos exalts the benefits of a single-payer system for health care over the...

Fireworks scare animals and people

Remember that your fireworks can be disrespectful to people and animals. Fireworks scare animals — they will run away. If (Roswell) Animal Control picks them up,...

Thanks for successful Camp Invention

Camp Invention was a huge success this year. The camp was at full capacity with 120 students in attendance, double last year’s number. The...

NMMI has a proud, storied past

A few things to say about Perry Toles’ below comments ahead of the Roswell Daily Record’s July 12 edition. One wishes that fellow alumnus Perry...

NMMI Regents should focus on core mission

Regarding NMMI’s retention problems (RDR July 8), the Regents should focus more on its core mission rather than filing lawsuits against its alumni. Then maybe...

My explanation on what Fine, Yates wrote

We have all heard of fake news lately but what about selective memory? Our memory is not like an unedited video of an actual...

UFO Festival a success thanks to many people

On behalf of MainStreet Roswell, I would like to thank all those involved in helping make the 2017 UFO Festival such an amazing event....

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...

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...

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...

Licences needed in order to work

Thanks to a letter by Jim Scott, I had to talk. I went to the MVD with a veteran half my age. He hadn’t...

Obamacare is step to gov’t takeover

When Democratic Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot at a town hall meeting, propagandists in the press said Sarah Palin’s political ads incited Republicans to...

UBI is ill-conceived and dangerous

On June 22 of this year Mr. Abalos brought up the subject of UBI (Universal Basic Income) and I thought I would respond. Considering the...

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