In God some trust
I'm sure the Sheriff of Cape Girardeau County is a smart man. Dummies seldom get elected to high office. Therefore, he knows there are a few agnostics who live in the county, also a few Buddhists, probably some Hindus, a few atheists, definitely several Muslims, etc. ...
Infant guilty of father's sin?
After the Republican debate, I saw Hillary Clinton on television telling her thoughts on the debate. As I understood her, she was appalled that one of the Republican candidates said that he was pro-life in every way, even in the case of rape or health of the mother...
No place for those comments
Regarding the comments by a Perry County School Board member: There is no place for those types of comments in a civil society, and people who make such comments should not be in public service. It is not a matter of political correctness; it is simple common decency. ...
Voter ID concerns
As an independent voter, I have serious concerns about a picture voter ID measure promoted in a recent editorial, and claims made about it. One would deduce from the aggressive campaign pushing this measure that Missouri has a serious problem with election fraud. ...
VA issues cause for concern
This letter is written from the perspective of a Vietnam Veteran whose service-related medical conditions qualify him for Priority Level 2 care in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System. For the past five and a half years, I have used the Community Based Outpatient Clinic here in Cape Girardeau. To date, I have been pleased with the service it provides, plus the staff has been competent, proficient and friendly...