letters to the editor
‘Progressive Way’ has led us to war on police
DEAR EDITOR: Regarding Kevin Foley’s recent column addressing Commissioner Lisa Cupid’s experiencing the “Cobb Way” when dealing with her colleagues and the majority of the citizens of Cobb County,...
September 02, 2015 12:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enforcing indecency laws would open a can of worms
DEAR EDITOR: Some things defy explanation or understanding. Last week, I saw a young man crossing North Marietta Parkway at Polk Street. He was hobbling across as if he were in a potato sack race. ...
September 01, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weatherford’s votes show he’s out of touch with west Cobb
DEAR EDITOR: Regarding the rezoning of “Christmas Tree Corner” on Dallas Highway, residents in West Cobb are finding that Commissioner Bob Weatherford appears to be interested in business growth, c...
August 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid supporters haven’t worn badge
DEAR EDITOR: Of course all the comments supporting Commissioner Lisa Cupid at Tuesday’s Cobb Board of Commissioners meeting were made by individuals who have never, to my knowledge, worn a badge, p...
August 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strike out poverty this baseball season
DEAR EDITOR: There’s a good reason to cheer for the Braves this season, and it amounts to about $235,000. That’s how much has been raised for non-profit organizations through Gas South’s Bring the ...
August 28, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Social Security apologist only told part of story
DEAR EDITOR: Re: Robert Roth letter, “Story wrong: Social Security in fine shape,” Thursday’s MDJ Mr. Roth prods at the conclusion of his letter to the editor regarding the (questionable) health of...
August 28, 2015 12:20 AM | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planned Parenthood profits while Cobb prosecutes driver on feticide charge
DEAR EDITOR: Insanity. We have lost our minds (and our souls). We pay Planned Parenthood for body parts harvested from fetal bodies intentionally killed by Planned Parenthood. We prosecute a Mariet...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid was provoked by Cobb police, so review is justified
DEAR EDITORS: Regarding the litany of letters demonizing Commissioner Lisa Cupid over Cobb Police policy questions, let’s all try to keep our eye on the ball and look at the bigger point. Cupid was...
August 26, 2015 12:23 AM | 3 3 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid, Frank stories are keeping ‘apology fest’ going
DEAR EDITOR: Is too much ever enough? Looking at the 24/7 continuing coverage of the Lisa Cupid fiasco and the Leo Frank saga, one would have to conclude that no, it isn’t. The Cupid affair seems t...
August 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enough about BRT
DEAR EDITOR: OK, has everyone heard enough about the pros and cons of the Bus Rapid Transit proposal? Forget about what it may or may not do for Cobb County and anyone who uses Highway 41. I am pre...
September 01, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Media, GOP don’t ‘get’ Trump
DEAR EDITOR: Don’t the media and the GOP get it? Donald Trump is not really serious about becoming commander-in-chief, etc. What seems much more likely is: 1. He cares about this country; and 2. Pr...
August 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid crying wolf
DEAR EDITOR: Over the last few weeks, I have listened and read with great interest the saga of intimidation, harassment and racism by the Cobb County Police as alleged by Commissioner Lisa Cupid. A...
August 28, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Story wrong: Social Security in fine shape
DEAR EDITOR: The following addresses the recent Associated Press article (“Overhaul time”) in the MDJ concerning Social Security. It is my belief the author had little understanding of the financia...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid should apologize
DEAR EDITOR: It appears that Commissioner Lisa Cupid is now trying to deflect her real issue by making a lot of commotion and a smokescreen about needing to create a Citizen’s Police Advisory Board...
August 26, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid’s plight ‘like George Zimmerman all over again’
DEAR EDITOR: Thanks to: Forrest Smith and Pax Riddle for their enlightening letters to the editor about Commissioner Lisa Cupid’s plight against all the harsh criticism led by her rabid Republican ...
August 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Logic, proof in short supply so far in Cupid affair
DEAR EDITOR: As a student of the law, surely Commissioner Cupid has been taught that the fundamental principle of law is the presentation of evidence to a judge or jury to prove a case and achieve ...
August 23, 2015 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid should end vendetta
DEAR EDITOR: This is the first time I have written a letter to any news media, but I feel it is time to speak up and be counted. How much longer are we to endure the whining of Lisa Cupid? The Cobb...
August 23, 2015 12:45 AM | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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BRT won’t help commuters
DEAR EDITOR: I am amazed at the MDJ running multiple articles on the public comments on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit project. While I am pleased to see that the “Nays” now outnumber the “Yeas,” I...
August 21, 2015 12:10 AM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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How’d officer know Cupid wasn’t white?
DEAR EDITOR: Re: Keith Watkins letter, “No need for Cupid apology, since Weatherford is ‘an oppressor,’” Sunday’s MDJ My suggestion to Mr. Watkins is that — God forbid he is ever mugged, beaten, ro...
August 20, 2015 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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