letters to the editor
Pride is an unforgivable sin
DEAR EDITOR: Throughout history, the most horrifying events that have occurred have been brought about by one individual. Imagine that! One individual out of 6 billion can change the way our world ...
July 05, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering all ancestors, history important
DEAR EDITOR: I honor my ancestors who fought in open rebellion against the British Crown during the revolution and again in 1812. I have great respect for my uncle who enlisted underage and turned ...
July 05, 2015 12:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why not widen Whitlock Avenue?
DEAR EDITOR: Does anyone besides me wonder why we rebuild the old Marietta High School stadium rather than build a new one at the existing Marietta High School? Or why we are adding sidewalks to Wh...
July 03, 2015 12:03 AM | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t bet Cobb safe from casinos
DEAR EDITOR: A few readers recently pooh-poohed my MDJ letter “First the Braves, then BRT and then — casino gambling?” I suggested part of the Braves stadium project could be a gambling casino with...
July 03, 2015 12:01 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher’s firing a mistake
DEAR EDITOR: I couldn’t agree more with the excellent letter in Sunday’s paper from Betsy Payne re the “Teacher on Trial” fiasco. Ms. Payne perfectly expressed how outrageously unfair the treatment...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrop’s attempts to rewrite history are futile
DEAR EDITOR:    In “Obama’s lonely road” in Tuesday’s MDJ, Froma Harrop’s attempts to glorify a president who is well on his way to being one of the worst in our country’s history. What really caug...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 9 9 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher’s firing proved school board’s incompetence
DEAR EDITOR: I am shocked, appalled and ashamed to be located in Cobb County after reading the MDJ account of the termination by the Cobb County School Board of second grade teacher, Mary Katherine...
July 01, 2015 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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World safer without Reb flag
DEAR EDITOR: I feel much safer today. I can comfortably walk the streets of Atlanta. I can sleep with my door unlocked. We have eradicated the psychopaths and “skin heads” and all weirdos. We’ve do...
June 29, 2015 10:10 PM | 3 3 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Confederate flag keeps open the ‘sores of war’
DEAR EDITOR: I read the article, “Hullabaloo” in Sunday’s MDJ, referring to a quote Dent Myers made about all the fuss being made over the Confederate flag. He owns a store in downtown Kennesaw ded...
June 29, 2015 10:09 PM | 7 7 comments | 9 9 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Gay’ ruling will make lives more whole
DEAR EDITOR: It never bothered me when a heterosexual couple got married sight unseen on a reality TV show. It never bothered me when drunken couples get married by an Elvis impersonator in Las Veg...
July 05, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flournoy should recuse due to relationship with Barnes
DEAR EDITOR: Phil Finkle’s letter in the June 26 MDJ asking that Cobb Superior Court Judge Robert Flournoy recuse himself in the Cobb EMC/Dwight Brown case prompted me to do a little digging into t...
July 03, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ask God to bless the USA
DEAR EDITOR: The reprint of Mr. Simon’s article of July 4, 1976 is interesting. It is these glorious failures (there is no glory in failure) that with their lack of character and courage, are allow...
July 03, 2015 12:02 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nelson Price, the great divider
DEAR EDITOR: Sunday’s column by the Rev. Dr. Nelson Price (“Don’t Give in to Wedge-Mongering”) was a classic. He demands of others exactly what he blindly refuses to do himself. The national motto ...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Press couldn’t wait to trash Trump
DEAR EDITOR: Predictably, syndicated MDJ columnist Bill Press could not contain himself and writes, “Trump the classic Republican candidate,” to assail another person who he needs to trash. That’s ...
July 01, 2015 12:46 AM | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last week was a banner week for fascism
DEAR EDITOR: Boy howdy, what a banner week for fascism. First an agent for the long-thought-dead Confederacy murders nine innocent people at a Bible study class at predominately black church in Sou...
June 29, 2015 10:10 PM | 3 3 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blaming flag a distraction from real problems
DEAR EDITOR: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” That advice from Rahm Emanuel (President Obama’s former chief of staff and present mayor of Chicago) is being followed by politicians of both par...
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whittle needs thicker skin
DEAR EDITOR: I just want to comment on Kevin Foley’s recent column, “Whittle deserves hoist on own Petard” and the ongoing “feud” that seems to be transpiring between him and Bill Whittle. Bill Whi...
June 26, 2015 12:29 AM | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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