letters to the editor
Sifen waited too late on SPLOST reforms
DEAR EDITORS: Re: Ron Sifen guest column, “Time to reform the SPLOST process,” in Sunday’s MDJ Sifen’s column was a great example of ex post facto wisdom! Had he been so knowledgeable and truly con...
November 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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If we let Obama’s lies continue, we’ll prove Gruber right
DEAR EDITOR: Jonathan Gruber, one of the key architects of Obamacare, has recently become a YouTube star for merely expressing the contempt that he and most of those on the elite left hold for Amer...
November 21, 2014 12:47 AM | 9 9 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Critics of Lee, Braves like ‘Keystone Cops’
DEAR EDITOR: Tim Lee does not have anything to apologize for. In fact he should be hailed as a hero for almost single-handed rescuing the Braves from the black hole of incompetence of Fulton County...
November 19, 2014 11:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tim Lee has ‘annihilated the truth’ on Braves
DEAR EDITOR: (Tonight’s) Cobb Ethics Board public hearing to consider Tom Cheek’s official complaint against Cobb Chairman Tim Lee has finally arrived. So much has already been written about the me...
November 19, 2014 11:26 PM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Bully’ Weatherford should exit kitchen if he can’t take the heat
DEAR EDITOR: In response to the “Chatterbox” item in Tuesday’s MDJ, “How Weatherford handles personal attacks,” I’d like to clarify exactly what happened at the Madison Forum meeting Oct. 13 that (...
November 18, 2014 10:34 PM | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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No need for weak-kneed Republicans
DEAR EDITOR: Now that the Republicans have regained the government reins let’s pray that they start to work to salvage America. Hopefully they have enough new blood to shed their namby-pamby weak k...
November 17, 2014 08:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee critic explains his case
DEAR EDITOR: I know I am going to take a beating for it from the MDJ, but I cannot drop the Ethics complaint. Cobb Chairman Tim Lee’s apology, while genuine, does not address the issues with open r...
November 15, 2014 08:16 PM | 7 7 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank a vet for your freedom to not agree
DEAR EDITOR: I’m a small business owner in east Cobb, on Johnson Ferry Road. I recently had a visit from county code enforcement. I know, that is not a big deal. The young man was very polite, but ...
November 06, 2014 10:30 PM | 4 4 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate should live by same rules they expect us to live by
DEAR EDITOR: Dear politicians: I believe I speak for many of us when I offer this election-season feedback to candidates of every political stripe: Stop the robo-calls. Just stop. Respect our intel...
November 04, 2014 08:36 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abatement request could make school board irrelevant
DEAR EDITOR: At the request of the Board of Education, the developers who presented their development proposals for Riverwood and Encore Center to the board seem to be nice people, however their lo...
November 21, 2014 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee’s apology: ‘Apologize, no; Resign, yes’
DEAR EDITOR: Interesting headline, “Tim Lee apologizes …” but as you read on, not for what he did but how he did it, or is it really about being caught? And as his lawyer says he didn’t break the e...
November 18, 2014 10:33 PM | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why so little outrage about illegals?
DEAR EDITOR: While president Obama is vowing to defy our immigration laws with another executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, most Americans are apparently unaware of the endless war on ...
November 15, 2014 08:15 PM | 7 7 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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We did it! Glory be!
DEAR EDITOR: We did it! The millions who comprise the big “WE” marched to the polls in high and sanctified dudgeon to at least attenuate the six year reign of terror known as (no) hope and (big) ch...
November 06, 2014 10:29 PM | 10 10 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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West an anti-American scoundrel
DEAR EDITOR: Re: Story, “Former congressman criticizes separation of church, state,” Monday’s MDJ The Marietta Daily Journal did its readers no favor by highlighting the anti-American remarks of fo...
November 04, 2014 08:36 PM | 56 56 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia can’t afford Democratic control of U.S. Senate
DEAR EDITORS: It is distressing to see the MDJ’s “man on the street” interviews as to their choice of our new U. S. senator. Nobody mentioned the important fact that if Michelle Nunn is chosen, we ...
November 04, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoping most vote for ‘Nunn of her’
DEAR EDITOR: Peculiar, isn’t it? Michelle Nunn is deferring to Barack Obama and his agenda while most Democrats striving to attain or regain important government positions are avoiding him as if he...
October 28, 2014 09:25 PM | 6 6 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Professor responds to critics
DEAR EDITOR: Obviously, a cordial response to Rod Paramoure’s commentary (Oct. 15 MDJ) about my column (“Reaction to Kennesaw State University’s ‘Year of the Arabian Peninsula’, Oct. 12 MDJ) is app...
October 25, 2014 10:50 PM | 5 5 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reconsider paper’s endorsement of Deal
DEAR EDITOR: I respectfully ask that you reconsider your endorsement of Nathan Deal for Georgia governor. Please consider the following: First, read your own words regarding the values, both moral ...
October 24, 2014 12:32 AM | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relieved our latest war finally has a name
DEAR EDITOR : I breathed a sigh of relief when I read that, after two weeks of intense debate, our military brass finally came up with what (to them, anyway) was a suitable name for the “skirmish,”...
October 21, 2014 10:16 PM | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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