letters to the editor
Bridging the divide
DEAR EDITOR: After reading your editorial (A tale of 3 bridges: Connecting communities, MDJ 1/31/2016), I am compelled to remind you of the difference between the Skip Spann Connector and the bridg...
February 06, 2016 11:26 PM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MDJ gets B minus
DEAR EDITOR: The MDJ gets a B minus for its explanation of the difference between ruling by decree and an Executive Order. The Journal gets an A for its definition of a Decree but it gets a C for i...
February 04, 2016 10:47 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treat all police with respect
DEAR EDITOR: It seems to be fashionable in these times to criticize the police and demand that officers be fired over practically every incident. Also, very few people are publicly sticking up for ...
February 03, 2016 10:49 PM | 6 6 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loss of Officer Lawson was unfortunate
DEAR EDITOR: The November 16, 2015 traffic stop of Fulton County resident Baker by Cobb Police Officer M.T. Lawson has resulted in an inordinate amount of public dissertation regarding Officer Laws...
February 03, 2016 10:48 PM | 4 4 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why the silence from Pebblebrook parents?
DEAR EDITOR: As my mind continues to swirl from the news of last Thursday’s BoE vote on the parental engagement proposal proffered by David Morgan, I am at a loss to understand the veil of silence ...
February 03, 2016 10:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fact check
DEAR EDITOR: It is comical that the Associated Press reporters doing their so-called “Fact Check” write that unemployment has dropped from 9.9 percent to 5 percent under Obama. Oops, they must have...
February 03, 2016 10:45 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are accusations about ICE agents front-page news?
Dear Editor: We are stunned to see the MDJ devote so much front page space in a news report regurgitating the silly accusations against federal immigration agents from the hate-mongering and discre...
February 02, 2016 11:24 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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All scholarship recipients deserve photos printed in the newspaper
Dear Editor: I was delighted to see the letter from Pic Petelle (Football reigns supreme in high school, MDJ Letter, 1/28/2016), including his reference to Roger Hines column (The high cost of ring...
February 02, 2016 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electorate remains right/center conglomeration
DEAR EDITOR: In his Tuesday column (“With Trump or Cruz, kiss Republican Party good-bye,” MDJ, 1/19/2016,) Bill Press engages in mass quantities of wishful thinking when he suggests that the Republ...
January 31, 2016 12:20 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ted Cruz’s candidacy is ‘defying our U.S. constitution’
DEAR EDITOR: Dear Senator Ted Cruz and supports, One of the duties of the president of the United States is to defend our constitution. The president cannot pick and choose the parts he wants to de...
February 08, 2016 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grow up, already
DEAR EDITOR: I read with great disgust that the Marietta Historic Board of Review again rejected Philip Goldstein’s plans to finally build something in that ugly hole in the ground on North Park. H...
February 03, 2016 10:46 PM | 4 4 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents’ No. 1 job is to raise their kids
Dear Editor: I applaud David Morgan’s try and Dick Yarbrough’s comments (Give David Morgan credit for trying to get parents involved in their child’s education, MDJ column, 1/30/2016) concerning ef...
February 02, 2016 11:24 PM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump not dependent on others to get elected
DEAR EDITOR: I have read in the paper and watched the local, national and Fox news. I have watched and listened carefully to the debates for the Republican candidates. All I hear from all these sou...
January 31, 2016 12:19 AM | 3 3 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Actual paper beats digital
DEAR EDITOR: Please count me in as another big fan of your priceless photos from long ago. I hope they never end. The invention of the camera was one of the hugest ever. Whoever came up with the qu...
January 31, 2016 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preserve remaining Civil War sites in Cobb
DEAR EDITOR: As the Cobb County BOC considers how to move forward on funding and identifying appropriate properties that may be purchased with funds from the 2008 Park Bond Referendum, I would ask ...
January 28, 2016 11:09 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Notes of appreciation for running letter on Gen. Robert E. Lee
DEAR EDITOR: I want to thank you for the editorial on General Lee’s Birthday (“Happy birthday, Robert E. Lee,” MDJ Letter to the Editor, 1/12/2016) and acknowledging the kind of man he was. I just ...
January 28, 2016 11:07 PM | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football reigns supreme in high school
DEAR EDITOR: Roger Hines, social gadfly and educator par excellence, took on an issue in his Sunday, Jan. 10, column that far exceeds anyone’s ability to change — the role of sports in education. H...
January 28, 2016 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The GOP is in denial about climate change
DEAR EDITOR: In President Barrack Obama’s State of the Union Speech he chided Republicans with, “Look, if anybody still wants to dispute the science around climate change, have at it. You will be p...
January 28, 2016 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Applause for Foley’s take on Bundy ‘fiasco’
DEAR EDITOR: I nearly wrote to you yesterday to comment on Pat Buchanan’s well-reasoned and well-written column on the Iran nuclear deal. Although I supported the president and secretary of state’s...
January 28, 2016 12:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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