letters to the editor
Be respectful to everyone
DEAR EDITOR: I have read Daryl Kidd’s letter, (Treat all police with respect, MDJ Letters, 2/3/2016) and all the other letters concerning the interactions between law enforcement and the public. I ...
February 10, 2016 11:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help kids instead of punishing them
DEAR EDITOR: Cobb County School board member David Morgan is to be applauded for his desire to get uninvolved parents more involved in the lives of their teenagers by mandatory attendance at confer...
February 10, 2016 11:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reader sounds off on three topics
Dear Editor: RE: Jim Serrate’s article, “SCOTUS interprets, does not create law” is about as far from the truth as the East is from the West. The Super Creator instituted marriage between one man a...
February 09, 2016 11:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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We can’t give Dems four more years
Dear Editor: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are running for president of the United States. Why? Because, they seek to change, as has Obama, the very way this country was founded. The Constitut...
February 09, 2016 11:25 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reader: Hunter Hill revealed true feelings about public education
DEAR EDITOR: Senator Hunter Hill revealed his true feelings about public schools at a leadership breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The topic of the meeting was “Georgia Educ...
February 08, 2016 10:00 PM | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 20 20 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 | 11 11 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 | 19 19 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 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goldstein free to do what he wants with his property
Dear Editor: To the Marietta Historic Board of Review, I would humbly suggest you pick up a copy of Ayn Rand’s“The Fountainhead” or short of that at least rent the movie starring Gary Cooper and Ra...
February 11, 2016 11:27 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t give up your Constitutional rights
DEAR EDITOR: I would like to take issue with objections raised by the letter regarding the religious freedom bill (Religious liberty bill would hurt Ga. businesses and reputation, Letters, 1/27/201...
February 10, 2016 11:13 PM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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We can’t wait for renewables
Dear Editor: As the Public Service Commission considers Georgia Power’s 2016 Integrated Resource Plan, let’s dump coal power plants and move to a sustainable, clean, renewable economy. Georgia’s fi...
February 09, 2016 11:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 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 | 11 11 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 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 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 | 14 14 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 | 14 14 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 | 18 18 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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