Mayor Cook’s willingness to stand up for his belief is more than
refreshing in this day and age of political panderers who say only
what they believe people want to hear.
The silent majority is called by that name for good reason. Most are
either too wrapped up in their own affairs to speak out, or they are
afraid to take a risk and speak in such a way that might “offend” the
As a consequence, the values upon which this nation was built are
being eroded one by one to the point where our founding fathers might
not even recognize the country they established and intended to remain
the “land of the free and the home of the brave.” Thank God that your
mayor, John Cook, is still one of the brave.
I commend Mayor Cook, and hope that others who appreciate his honesty
and willingness to speak out will do likewise–commend him AND speak
out for what they truly and honestly believe.
I am blessed to have been given the opportunity to know more about
your courageous mayor. I hope his words, musical performances and
position against the death penalty have touched the hearts of others
who feel likewise.
Thank you for giving me a place to share my thoughts about Mayor Cook.