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Taxing food would be wrong for families

You said in your newspaper that you welcomed editorials: Well, I believe Gov. Susana Martinez is wrong to try and put tax on food. The...

Let’s unite to be ‘all-American’

I have reread your editorial in the Sunday, June 3 edition of the Daily Record, three times and I think, not only is it...

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...

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...

Frequent flyers should beware

American Airlines has imposed a new rule that automatically shuts down their ticket-counter system 30 minutes before a flight’s departure time. So, if you...

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...

Memorial poker benefit a success

Thank you to all who helped to make the Second Annual Michael (Murf) Murphy Memorial Benefit Poker Run held May 13 such a great...

Change noticed with interim editor

I have noticed a change in the Roswell Daily Record since you have taken over the leadership as interim editor. There are more articles...

Money from signs only for marketing

I am part of the original disappointed youth of Roswell, the group that was promised a pool in high school. Yes, the first of...

Let’s be responsible for our well-being

Congress has been debating the repeal of Obamacare. One big factor we must carefully consider is this: The federal government was never intended to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

Let’s move toward a ‘zoo beyond’ right here

“Let’s go to the zoo!” It’s a popular suggestion that appeals to everyone of all ages in homes both in Roswell and around the...

Do strange sonar readings mean secret USO?

The Mutual UFO Network’s chief photo expert, Marc D’Antonio, says he was on a US Navy submarine when they tracked a very fast moving...

Researcher to teach UFO continuing education course

Chris Rutkowski is a science writer and UFO researcher. He has authored several books on UFOs and has also taught courses on the subject. Next...

‘Extraterrestrial Tourism’ shapes travel plans

Maybe you believe we’ve been visited by travelers from other worlds (or dimensions or times). Or, maybe not. You might think instead that there...

Census planning efforts underway

The prospect of counting every person in a country as expansive as ours might seem, especially in the planning stages, like an earth-to-the-moon endeavor....

Letter: Election season brings ‘constant playground squabbling’

The front page article in the Roswell Daily Record Jan. 28 goes on at length about who supported Donald Trump when. Who cares? It...

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...

Public meeting today on clean air

New Mexico has a chance to change school buses from the polluting ones we now have to electric due to the award from Volkswagen. There...

Removing symbols is denying history

I also am white and yet I do not believe in “a broader view of the Civil War.” The states’ rights they fought for were...

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...

Tax cuts are irresponsible

I don’t understand the objection H.B. Clemmons stated in this Sunday’s letter by my using “provide” rather than “promote” in a previous letter. Why is...

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