We owe thanks to the good ol’ boys

I am appalled at the Aug. 6 letter submitted, by Kathi Cooley (“Monroe filings: Good ol’ boys don’t realize time is up”).

I’m sorry she thinks it is “corn patch,” to be an honest man. I guess this means no honest person or farmer should run for City office. I’m sure glad one person is down to earth honest.

Shame on Ms. Cooley. She is discriminating.

She should thank the so-called “Good Old Boys”, for all she has in Monroe today. They were behind what Monroe is now. I see their hands in all the good things, not hers.

Mr. Holman and Mr. Rodland have lived and had their own business in Monroe for many years. We know their background. Why has no one ever asked some of the newer council people how many jobs they were fired from or how many boards they only attended with nothing to offer? You just might be quite surprised.

If your candidate has only dirt throwing to bring to an election, just what can they bring to the council if elected? I ask all of you, please look into the backgrounds of the candidates. Don’t just listen to someone who has an ax to grind.

The Rodlands have been my dear friends for over 20 years. They are just good people. How dare she speak against people she does not know.


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