letters to the editor
‘The Word’ vs. ‘The Sword’; Muslims are victims of Islam
DEAR EDITOR: Despite the efforts of the Kennesaw protesters, there will be a mosque. Despite the “BAN ISLAM” signs and the flag-waving, there will be a mosque. Despite the common knowledge that Isl...
December 18, 2014 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legitimacy of religion not based on age
DEAR EDITOR: I was distraught to read the several letters you published Friday morning on the subject of Islam. Is the legitimacy of a religion based on its age? By that standard, Christian Science...
December 13, 2014 09:46 PM | 6 6 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw risking own self-destruction
DEAR EDITOR: After reading the article by Danielle Longamore, in Sunday’s MDJ (“Christianity Used as Weapon by Kennesaw Mosque Opponents”), I too am angry. I am angry at the number of individuals i...
December 11, 2014 08:35 PM | 17 17 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslims ignoring facts of the past two decades
DEAR EDITOR: Dr. S.M. Ghazanfar’s letter on Tuesday (“Muslims Appreciate Support on Mosque”) stated a convenient talking points version of our Founding Fathers’ impressions of Islam, probably parro...
December 09, 2014 09:33 PM | 37 37 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslims appreciate support on mosque
DEAR EDITOR: The Kennesaw mosque issue has been much in the news recently. What is most humbling and encouraging are the numerous expressions of support from enlightened citizens. The area’s Muslim...
December 08, 2014 08:51 PM | 9 9 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown dug hole, supporters digging it deeper
DEAR EDITOR: In recent letters to the MDJ, readers have pointed out that much has been made of Michael Brown’s being “an unarmed teenager,” implying that being unarmed makes any difference when one...
December 06, 2014 08:58 PM | 10 10 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Kennesaw mosque: When one loses right to worship, we all lose
DEAR EDITOR: I have read with great interest the expressed fears and concerns about the proposed Suffa Dawat Center (Islamic Prayer Center) in Kennesaw. I attended the city council meeting on Monda...
December 03, 2014 11:15 PM | 14 14 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Disappointed at rejection of mosque
DEAR EDITOR: I am profoundly disappointed by the Kennesaw City Council’s decision to deny the Suffa Dawat Center’s request to use space in the retail shopping center on Jiles Road. This situation a...
December 03, 2014 11:15 PM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mosque applicant was deceptive
DEAR EDITOR: Re: editorial, “Kennesaw misfired on mosque request,” Wednesday’s MDJ The Kennesaw City Council did not tell the Suffa Dawat Center that they could not have a mosque, they told them th...
December 03, 2014 11:14 PM | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why no outrage about slaughter?
DEAR EDITOR: I wonder if MDJ guest columnist Khalid Hashmi, director of United Muslim-Americans for Humanity Inc. in Acworth (“Islam the enemy, or fear of unknown?”) would care to comment on the re...
December 18, 2014 11:58 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Article on retiring doctor hit home for Medicare patient
DEAR EDITOR: Your article about Dr. Goodman Espy leaving a practice that he founded because the other doctors elected to not take Medicare patients really hit home. I am a senior on a fixed income ...
December 17, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council bowed to political correctness
DEAR EDITOR: So our gutless Kennesaw City Council voted 5-0 in favor of a mosque at Jiles Road and U.S. 41. I am very concerned about four votes changing in such short order. How many of our counci...
December 16, 2014 10:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body-cams will prevent mistreatment
DEAR EDITOR: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hand of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any ...
December 16, 2014 10:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslims have mastered art of playing victim
DEAR EDITOR: Kudos to letter-writer Laura Armstrong (“Muslims ignoring facts of the last two decades,” Wednesday’s MDJ) and the others who have sent letters to the editor in response to the applica...
December 13, 2014 09:45 PM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council must repair relationships with job creators
DEAR EDITOR: 2015 can’t come soon enough for Kennesaw. We all know too well that the mosque controversy has been central in multiple forms of media but there are other significant issues that need ...
December 13, 2014 09:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christians the target
DEAR EDITOR: I have been reading with interest the last several days about the city of Kennesaw’s decision to refuse a place of worship for their Muslim community. I see where it’s going to be vote...
December 11, 2014 08:34 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to close borders to Muslims
DEAR EDITOR: MDJ letter-writer Laura Armstrong (“Muslims ignoring facts of the past two decades”) perfectly captured the reasons we should suspect the motives of Muslims seeking to build a mosque i...
December 11, 2014 08:34 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama wrong: It is amnesty
DEAR EDITOR: In support of D.A. King’s excellent columns in the MDJ, voters should keep two things in mind: Open borders and the Constitution. No matter what Mr. Obama says, from, “It’s not amnesty...
December 09, 2014 09:33 PM | 4 4 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yarbrough column belongs in Comics section
DEAR EDITOR: Wednesday’s column by Dick Yarbrough about Georgia football and Bora Bora should have been placed in the Comics section. Why somebody would make fun of the citizens of Bora Bora and th...
December 08, 2014 08:50 PM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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