- Cape man gets 8 years for robbery, his first offense (12/7/16)9
- Abuse suspect tries to take cop's gun; officer zaps him with Taser and punches his face (12/7/16)3
- Group seeks to create a neighborhood park on Cape Girardeau's south side (12/7/16)14
- Post-election taunts reported at Jackson schools (12/2/16)28
- Man sentenced to 103 years for murder of Cape woman (12/6/16)4
- Cape may allow residents to keep chickens; residents at meeting push for measure (12/6/16)34
- 3 students in custody for violent threat; no details released (12/9/16)15
- Poplar Bluff man accused of enticement, child porn in Scott County sting operation (12/4/16)
- Burglary suspect apprehended inside Jackson garage (12/4/16)
- Lt. Gov. Kinder weighs in on Trump's win, his future plans (12/4/16)13
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