- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)26
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Admiration for Limbaughs
I first met Rush Hudson Limbaugh at a Rotary meeting in Cape Girardeau while making up a meeting I missed at my home club in Cairo, Ill. When I signed in, a kind Rotarian seated me with a distinguished man: Rush Limbaugh. He was in his late 90s but bright, knowledgeable and friendly. I liked him. My last visit to the Rotary club in Cape Girardeau was on Limbaugh's 100th birthday.
When I read in the Southeast Missourian that he had practiced law until his death at 104, I was amazed. A man of his stature was a credit to Cape Girardeau.
Two descendants are widely recognized. David Limbaugh has a column that is read and criticized. It is well-written. His ideas are conservative, but even liberals read it to see if there may be something they don't like.
I haven't listened to radio since the advent of TV. From exposure to so many cruel things said about radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, He may be telling it like it is. His sponsors appreciate his ability to draw huge audiences. They have rewarded him financially.
Someone extolled the value of publicity by claiming any publicity is desirable, even bad publicity. Those who have criticized these descendants of the late Rush Hudson Limbaugh are actually assuring each of them a highly successful career.
IRA HUDSON, Mound City, Ill.