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ALLEGED PEDOPHILE ENABLER JOE PATERNO: THE STORY CONTINUES

Life is great when it’s not your own children allegedly being raped

 If you were following the Jerry Sandusky/ Joe Paterno scandal through ESPN’s coverage you might get the impression that a group of children maliciously conspired to smear the “legacy” of Joe Paterno. In fact, I think I can go the rest of my life without ever again hearing the words Paterno and legacy in the same sentence. Or paragraph. Or more. 

Anyone familiar with the muck and slime of NCAA Division 1 football is aware of how common it is for schools and/ or alumni to cover up wrongdoing by players and coaches. After decades of coaching staffs and athletic directors looking the other way or outrightly participating in coverups and misdeeds a reasonable person might have sarcastically asked “Geez, what would it take for these creatures to think something is more important than avoiding embarrasment or winning games – multiple child rapes?”

Well the ongoing investigation at Penn State allegedly proves that even that low estimation of the ethics of coaches and administrators in Division 1 football would be wrong. Apparently there is Continue reading

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PEDOPHILE STATE UNIVERSITY: WHAT DID THE OLD COOT KNOW, AND WHEN DID HE KNOW IT?

 Apparently two national championships back when Ronald Reagan was president go a long way at Penn State. Everyone knows how  Paterno’s  former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been charged with 40 criminal counts involving sexual assaults on minors, some as young as 10 years of age. This behavior, according to witnesses, took place during and after Sandusky’s time as Paterno’s  assistant, with some incidents taking place in the showers at Penn State. ESPN reports that Paterno was made aware of at least one of the incidents years ago, but merely reported it to his superiors. This clears him in the minds of many deluded sports fans. Sorry, “JoePa” and company, but this is not a simple NCAA violation. These are criminal acts and Paterno’s failure to inform the cops and/ or child services is Continue reading

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