letters to the editor
Offended by choice of Davis
DEAR EDITOR: After reading last Sunday’s MDJ guest column by Robert Potts, I commend him for speaking out on the guest speaker chosen for KSU’s Martin Luther King Day. I was also offended and appal...
January 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to take stand to save Kennesaw State, says former KSU Trustee
DEAR EDITOR: As a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Foundation of Kennesaw State University, I have become deeply concerned with recent events and the resulting impact to the reputatio...
January 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shame on KSU leaders who let Davis ‘spit’ on accomplishments
DEAR EDITOR: As a conservative, I’m less concerned that a few college kids were bedazzled by the infamous California communist Angela Davis, than the fact elected leaders of any party fawned over h...
January 21, 2015 10:48 PM | 4 4 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why doesn’t ‘Berkeley of the Southeast,’ KSU, invite King to speak?
DEAR EDITOR: Like most grown-ups with common-sense values, we are amazed and furious that President Dan Papp-led KSU has once again proven that it is striving to be the Berkeley of the southeast. W...
January 20, 2015 10:16 PM | 6 6 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for Christian soldiers to march
DEAR EDITOR: At Christmas, you reprinted Dick Yarbrough’s excellent column “I wish I had been in Bethlehem.” In it, he asks questions such as, “Where is our awe; where is our reverence; why did we ...
January 19, 2015 08:56 PM | 4 4 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lower high school grad requirements will counter Obama’s free-college plan
DEAR EDITOR: Ideas good or bad are ultimately judged by what is learned during the processes to bring them to reality. Eliminating WMD turned out to be a bad idea because the process caused a lot o...
January 17, 2015 10:36 PM | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Religious liberty’ bill is misleading — at best
DEAR EDITOR: State Rep. Sam Teasley (R-Marietta), along with fired Atlanta Fire Chief Kevin Cochran and Concerned Women for America of Georgia, is misleading about the purpose and effects of legisl...
January 13, 2015 10:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee decision to add deputy could be ‘the hire of the year’
DEAR EDITOR: I am not afraid to give input if I think something is amiss, but the appointment of a Kellie Brownlow as deputy chief to Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee does seem not wasteful to me, ...
January 13, 2015 10:38 PM | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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QBE just ‘socialism writ large’
DEAR EDITOR: Thank you for your editorial reminding us of the outrageous fact that Cobb County is sending over $130 million of our tax dollars to other “less affluent” counties in the state in orde...
January 12, 2015 09:10 PM | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Professor nailed it on higher-ed’s problems
DEAR EDITOR: Thank you for printing Dr. Jefrey Breshears’ terrific guest column on Sunday (“KSU, Angela Davis and the Academic Industrial Complex”). It is the best presentation and explanation on t...
January 26, 2015 08:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU’s invitation to ex-Communist Davis was enlightening
DEAR EDITOR: I come from an era where being labeled a Communist ruined you for any future public activities. In fact, if there was evidence you were a member of the Communist Party USA, your politi...
January 21, 2015 10:48 PM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What was Papp thinking?
DEAR EDITOR: God Bless Dick Yarbrough! His Saturday MDJ column was right on about KSU inviting Angela Davis to speak. What were Dan Papp and the university administrators thinking? Angela Davis is ...
January 20, 2015 10:15 PM | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to support Second Amendment
DEAR EDITOR: In the wake of the Muslim attack on Charlie Hebdo Parisian magazine, it was predictable that some liberal idiots would call for more gun control. They were unfazed by the gunmen being ...
January 19, 2015 08:55 PM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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No need for tourist center on Marietta Square
DEAR EDITOR: Let’s think about this for a minute. What would be better for Marietta’s economy: A brewpub on the Square, or a tourism center? I’ve lived here for 20 years, and this past summer was t...
January 17, 2015 10:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk changed in a hurry
DEAR EDITOR: Well that was quick. Congressman Barry Loudermilk was in office one day and already we are hearing “My constituents don’t understand how things are in Washington.” We didn’t elect you ...
January 13, 2015 10:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee handled Braves move well for most part
DEAR EDITOR: Now that the “outrage” over the manner in which the Braves move was engineered by Chairman Tim Lee has subsided, except from the Atlanta sore loser liberal rag and a few local scavenge...
January 12, 2015 09:09 PM | 9 9 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why did MDJ downplay Muslim terror story?
DEAR EDITOR: Media bias? I’ll say! How about that MDJ loading up its Thursday front page with important stories about Congressman Barry Loudermilk’s “questionable” vote for John Boehner as speaker ...
January 10, 2015 08:38 PM | 5 5 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Well-armed citizenry could make difference
DEAR EDITOR: I’ve grown tired of hearing how two terrorists moved tactically down the street after executing nearly a dozen cartoonists at the Charlie Hebdo Magazine Headquarters in Paris France. I...
January 10, 2015 08:38 PM | 16 16 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attack on Paris newspaper strongly condemned
DEAR EDITOR: Re: Paris Terrorism/Condemnation Every faith has its notorious fringe, but the extremists/terrorists who call themselves “Muslims” have outclassed them all in recent years. And now the...
January 09, 2015 12:10 AM | 6 6 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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