letters to the editor
Declaration signers were in contradiction to Christianity
DEAR EDITOR, Nelson Price (“Declaration of Independence was declaration of dependence,” Marietta Daily Journal, 6 July 2014) makes some interesting points, but he exaggerates one of his claims absu...
July 09, 2014 12:15 AM | 9 9 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to follow God’s teachings
DEAR EDITOR,    As a brother of six boys and one girl ,in which all boys served our country during the WWII, Korean, Vietnam war times, and as a very concerned citizen of the United States of Ameri...
July 09, 2014 12:14 AM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rethink ‘going in’ on candidate
DEAR EDITOR, Cobb County Code related to ethics in government is concise regarding conflict of interest: “In furtherance of its responsibility to protect the integrity of government ... its system ...
July 08, 2014 01:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding Braves stadium by voodoo gov't action
DEAR EDITOR, The citizens of Marietta pay both county and city property taxes. We currently pay .33 mills in county property tax for a county parks bond passed in a county wide referendum in 2008. ...
July 05, 2014 01:05 AM | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk, like John Kerry, embellished military record
DEAR EDITOR, Any fair-minded, objective listener who has heard Mr. Loudermilk expound on his military service — for which I thank him — cannot help but conclude that he has indeed purposely embelli...
July 03, 2014 01:41 AM | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers should be allowed to take cars home
DEAR EDITOR, Cobb Police turned out in an unprecedented show of concern at a commission meeting a few months ago and made the case for this very clearly and strongly. Questions have been raised by ...
July 03, 2014 01:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Even if it means raising taxes, it’s time to raise pay for public safety
DEAR EDITOR, In 2003, I was appointed to serve on Cobb County’s Neighborhood Safety Commission. The director of public safety at that time informed me that the group’s mission was to improve the qu...
July 03, 2014 01:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Byrne’s profanity could jeopardize Cobb reputation
DEAR EDITOR: The frequent and unnecessary use of foul language in routine conversation usually means that the speaker is either a very angry person or a person without the intellectual means to fin...
July 01, 2014 09:11 PM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barr backers ‘besmirching’ Loudermilk record
DEAR EDITOR: Which is more important? A candidate’s platform or a candidate’s past occupation? I am referring to the unfounded attacks by three individuals — Larry Mrozinski, Bill Stanley, and Scot...
July 01, 2014 12:29 AM | 16 16 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can’t expect much from ‘community organizer’
DEAR EDITOR, It is indeed indicative — and characteristic — of the mindset of the respective parties when the Israeli authorities launch a full-scale investigation into the “revenge” killing of a P...
July 09, 2014 12:13 AM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What’s there for county to be unsure about with new gun law?
DEAR EDITOR, I’m unsure of what Cobb is unsure of. The new law is very specific, and for once, seems to deal with the very civic need opposed by many elected officials as well as the uninformed pub...
July 05, 2014 01:08 AM | 3 3 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charges against Loudermilk are without merit
DEAR EDITOR: First of all a disclosure: I am a fervent supporter of 11th District congressional candidate Barry Loudermilk and my son volunteered for a few days at the campaign headquarters. When I...
July 01, 2014 09:11 PM | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Underground dumpsters not solution for city
DEAR EDITOR: I have been following the stories/comments on the trash containers on and around Marietta Square. One story contained a reference to underground containers. These are monster units, bu...
June 26, 2014 08:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forensic audit needed of Cobb, Marietta
DEAR EDITOR: A question to entertain: when are these “extra” taxes going to stop? All the time, we read (thankfully) about a new tax scheme due to poor budgeting on any level. I live on fixed incom...
June 24, 2014 09:02 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Price column hit nail on head about country
DEAR EDITOR: I must say that I am not an avid follower of the writings of the Rev. Dr. Nelson Price, but his column in Sunday’s MDJ (“Wake up, America. Connect the dots”) was the best I’ve ever rea...
June 24, 2014 12:41 AM | 7 7 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barr backer behind letter about Loudermilk
DEAR EDITOR: A letter to the editor in Friday’s MDJ contains comments from a Bill Stanley critical of Barry Loudermilk’s exemplary military service. As someone who has watched Barry discuss his ser...
June 21, 2014 11:17 PM | 5 5 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t overlook Benghazi’s significance
DEAR EDITOR: The significance of why Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice repeatedly reported that the Benghazi attack was caused by a movie is now well known. It should not be forgotten th...
June 17, 2014 08:55 PM | 4 4 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Commander-in-thief’ should be impeached
DEAR EDITOR: This veteran knows full well the meaning of desertion and the consequences for desertion. Sgt. Bergdahl deserted his unit while they were at war with enemy terrorists. He is no hero! H...
June 10, 2014 09:03 PM | 14 14 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maybe officials will be more honest next time
DEAR EDITOR: Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz said last week the new stadium might not have happened if the public learned about it too early. He went on to say that the planned deal was no...
June 10, 2014 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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