- Woman's post about 'Back the Blue' sign in Jackson coffee shop prompts firing from nearby bar (8/15/17)11
- Scott City man dies in motorcycle crash near Millersville (8/13/17)
- Sands Pancake House moving to Morgan Oak location (8/11/17)1
- Stoogefest headliner cancels, cites NAACP travel advisory in Missouri (8/15/17)2
- Cape movie theater to feature recliners, new food and drink options (8/11/17)3
- Teen convicted of shooting area woman in 2015 (8/13/17)
- Man accused of making terror threats against dental office (8/13/17)
- Councilman: Scott City mayor, city administrator resigned (8/15/17)4
- Woman dies in house fire in Cape Girardeau County (8/16/17)
- How to save a life: Lifeguards resuscitated young girl at Cape Splash (8/17/17)2
An obligation to pardon Libby
To the editor:If you are the head of a criminal organization or if you have created an organization for the sole purpose of criminal activities, then I think you have certain obligations to the members. If one of the foot soldiers throws his body in front of the train to save the higher-up members of the family, then I think the head of the family should take care of him. This has been the tradition of all crime families for generations.
So I don't see what all the fuss is about whether President Bush should pardon Scooter Libby. He has an obligation to do so.
JOHN L. COOK, Cape Girardeau