letters to the editor
McCain critic laughable
DEAR EDITOR: In response to letter-writer Jim Stoll (“Trump right: McCain not a military hero,” July 22 MDJ), I could not disagree more. What exactly are his criteria for hero status? I would submi...
July 29, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid’s complaint made county more dangerous
DEAR EDITOR: I am writing in response to the story published on July 21 concerning County Commissioner Lisa Cupid where she told of how she felt her life was endangered due to justified police surv...
July 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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If that’s how Cupid feels, she shouldn’t serve
DEAR EDITOR: The story in Wednesday’s MDJ about Southwest Cobb Commissioner Lisa Cupid’s late night experience that caused her to “Fear for her safety” ended sadly. Clearly, it was unfortunate timi...
July 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Trump is my hero’
DEAR EDITOR: I am writing this letter as a former Republican. This decision can be attributed to the Republican Party who are liars and cowards. I came to this conclusion when the Republicans promi...
July 24, 2015 12:42 AM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump right: McCain not a military hero
DEAR EDITOR: Much ado has been raised by Donald Trump saying he does not consider John McCain to be a military hero. He has been roundly condemned by all of the other candidates who are running for...
July 22, 2015 12:52 AM | 10 10 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump’s appeal explained
DEAR EDITOR: Why the surge in support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump? Simple! In his message of trashing others as well as our current appalling state of domestic and world affa...
July 22, 2015 12:52 AM | 3 3 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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CNN showed usual bias in Marine shootings
DEAR EDITOR: Leading CNN Analyst Tom Fuentes was unsure on Thursday whether the perpetrator who murdered at least four U.S. Marines was a member of the Islamic faith. Being that his name was Muhamm...
July 19, 2015 01:01 AM | 25 25 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Columnist Estrich confused Trump, Obama
Syndicated columnist Susan Estrich in her attempt to slander Donald Trump in the July 5 MDJ wrote a paragraph I found very amusing. I’m going to quote it in its entirety so there is no out-of-conte...
July 17, 2015 12:57 AM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Ends’ shouldn’t justify ‘means’ on public policy
DEAR EDITOR: Kennesaw City Attorney Randall Bentley’s legal advice that the city cannot conduct a non-binding referendum reminds me of a similar situation in the 1980s. In the early 1980s, nuclear ...
July 16, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCain critic may lack courage
DEAR EDITOR: I don’t know the background of Jim Stoll but he is totally off base. What McCain has done since leaving the Navy has nothing to do with his combat experiences. A war hero is someone wh...
July 29, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump right on border fence
DEAR EDITOR: At last! Someone has offered a solution to the illegal immigrant problem and Congress will be really lax not to take him up on it. It will also show Congress’ lack of concern for a sol...
July 24, 2015 12:44 AM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veto signals end of mayor
DEAR EDITOR: Obviously, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews has no plans to run again; Councilman Leonard Church will probably be in prison; and Councilman Tim Killingsworth will never be re-elected. The p...
July 22, 2015 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donation recipients should recuse
DEAR EDITOR: According to Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports filed over the past few years by Cobb County, Chairman Tim Lee received $2,200 in contributions and Commissioner JoAnn Birrell rec...
July 19, 2015 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confederate flag columns considered
DEAR EDITOR: Good job, MDJ, for Sunday’s column by Pete Borden addressing the knee-jerk reaction in our country toward the Confederate Flag. It gave me joy to see a retired masonry contractor out-w...
July 16, 2015 12:00 AM | 15 15 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb EMC members deserve their own ‘bill of rights’
DEAR EDITOR: Congratulations to Chairman Bryan Boyd and our Board of Directors for following through with the promise, made while campaigning for election, to order a forensic audit of Cobb EMCs an...
July 14, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alphabet soup
DEAR EDITOR: The confusing alphabet soup coming out of Washington never ends…TAA, TPA, TPP…what does it all mean? Many citizens might not have been following the news on the latest vote in Congress...
July 09, 2015 01:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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July 4 also a Muslim celebration
DEAR EDITOR: The above may seem preposterous to some, but indeed, July 4th is also a celebration for Muslim-Americans. Muslims have been a part of the American mosaic since even before Columbus. En...
July 08, 2015 12:29 AM | 8 8 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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BRT not the solution
DEAR EDITOR: If we actually had a robust economy, a new tax code and full or even close to full employment, one just might could make the case to obligate taxpayers to millions of dollars of spendi...
July 07, 2015 12:19 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foley incorrect on Bible
DEAR EDITOR: Mr. Foley’s statement “the New Testament does not mention gay marriage” is false. Like President Jefferson, Bill Press and other Progressives who cut out the parts of the “Good Book” t...
July 07, 2015 12:18 AM | 5 5 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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