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Jerry Sandusky will be found innocent (letter to the editor)
YDR ^ | 11/09/11 | DIANN BISHOP

Posted on 11/12/2011 4:14:36 PM PST by Libloather

Jerry Sandusky will be found innocent
Letter to the Editor
Updated: 11/09/2011 12:37:09 PM EST

I have to say I find the accusations against Jerry Sandusky very hard to believe. I have met and know Jerry through The Second Mile. Both of my daughters were a part of the Second Mile program, and it is a great program for kids. I would have never hesitated one minute to allow Jerry to be with my children.

He is being judged in the court of opinions. This man is innocent. I support Jerry 100 percent. I also ask that people please do not judge the Second Mile program. They are a great organization for at-risk children. The adults who run this program are the best counselors available. My children learned so many valuable things by participating in the programs offered.

Again, knowing Jerry Sandusky, I find it very hard to believe that he ever hurt any child that was in his company. Please stop judging him and let our justice system work. I think that when all is out and said and done Jerry will be found innocent of all of this.
DIANN BISHOP
MANCHESTER


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...for at-risk children.

Ahem. They're 'at-risk' once Jerry walks through the door.

Cult ties are hard to break.

1 posted on 11/12/2011 4:14:39 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Apparently DAUGHTERS would be safe- it seems little boys are his preference


2 posted on 11/12/2011 4:17:02 PM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: Libloather
Both of her daughters would love the program. Sandusky was a homosexual who preyed on little boys.
3 posted on 11/12/2011 4:18:25 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: Libloather

York, PA - About 10 years ago, Diann Bishop’s marriage ended in divorce. Her daughters, then about 8 or 9 years old, took it hard. They were having some problems adjusting, and a school counselor referred Bishop to The Second Mile.

Her daughters went to one of the summer camps run by the charity founded by former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Bishop can’t speak highly enough about the organization and how it helped her daughters, and she fears that the current scandal that has stemmed from Sandusky being indicted on child sexual abuse charges could harm a program that does so much good.

“I’ve seen first-hand what they can do,” Bishop, of Manchester, said Wednesday. “The people who work there, the counselors, are one in a million.”

While her daughters were in The Second Mile, Bishop met Sandusky. When the charges against the former coach made news last week — including the accusation that Sandusky’s alleged victims were boys in The Second Mile program — she said it floored her.

http://www.ydr.com/ci_19298196


4 posted on 11/12/2011 4:20:37 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Libloather

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/documents/sandusky-grand-jury-report11052011.html


5 posted on 11/12/2011 4:20:45 PM PST by Lera
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To: Libloather
They are a great organization for at-risk children.

biting my tongue...

6 posted on 11/12/2011 4:21:53 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: Libloather

Unfortunately there were a lot of people who felt the same way Mrs. Bishop does. It’s the reason so many pedophiles get away with their perversions for so long.


7 posted on 11/12/2011 4:21:57 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Libloather

Ohhh, boy. I knew this was gonna happen. Even the impeached rapist had his supporters.


8 posted on 11/12/2011 4:23:06 PM PST by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: Libloather

something tells me sandusky will never make it to trial- there will be a bullet put through his head either by himself or someone else prior...


9 posted on 11/12/2011 4:23:29 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: kcvl

And yet Sandusky, if the stories about his buggery hold water, didn’t even go off privately by himself to indulge his fantasies alone in an attempt to keep any harm from children. How can such “goodness” and evil mix?


10 posted on 11/12/2011 4:24:12 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: Libloather
Cult ties are hard to break.

Give the woman a break, she's stating the facts as she sees them (although her purview is limited).

11 posted on 11/12/2011 4:24:15 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: LibFreeUSA

So with the little boys...was it “just” a rape or was it “rape-rape”?


12 posted on 11/12/2011 4:24:42 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Mr. K
"Apparently DAUGHTERS would be safe- it seems little boys are his preference"

Daughters may be safe from Sandusky, but what about the other adults that he has assembled for his program? How many of them are predators? I suspect that Jerry associates with some very questionable people, at best.

Any parent that is standing with Sandusky at this point is either deaf or willfully ignorant. People SAW him doodling little boys for pete's sake!

13 posted on 11/12/2011 4:25:15 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: FourPeas
Unfortunately there were a lot of people who felt the same way Mrs. Bishop does. It’s the reason so many pedophiles get away with their perversions for so long.

If she didn't know anything, she didn't know anything. Don't paint her as some sort of enabler.

14 posted on 11/12/2011 4:25:59 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Libloather

Let’s see McQueary testified to the Grand Jury under oath let he saw Sandusky assaulting a young boy. But this genius just “knows” that Sandusky wouldn’t do any such thing.

I guess McQueary could have lied to the Grand Jury and the writer of this letter is 100% correct.

But I wouldn’t bet on it.


15 posted on 11/12/2011 4:26:36 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Libloather

“Denial” isn’t just a river in Egypt; it flows through State College, PA., too.


16 posted on 11/12/2011 4:26:45 PM PST by ExNewsExSpook (uoted)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde
Any parent that is standing with Sandusky at this point is either deaf or willfully ignorant.

Maybe, but she also had a very different impression of the guy.

17 posted on 11/12/2011 4:27:32 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Libloather

Young girls were apparently safe with Jerry.

Lay off the Kool Aid, lady.

The Cult of Penn State... sickening.


18 posted on 11/12/2011 4:28:05 PM PST by Third Person
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To: Libloather

Sounds like it was a front for NAMBLA activities.

It’s hard for some people to accept the truth


19 posted on 11/12/2011 4:29:53 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: FReepers; everyone; All



FReepathon Day 43!



20 posted on 11/12/2011 4:31:44 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: palmer
Impression is different from listening to facts. Sandusky admitted some sort of wrongdoing years ago. He was seen by a graduate student performing anal sex on a little boy. He was seen by janitors performing oral sex on one or more little boys. There has been testimony, under oath, before a grand jury.

If you are not only presuming this guy innocent at this point, but publicly vouching for his character, you are a complete fool that should not be trusted with children yourself.

21 posted on 11/12/2011 4:32:44 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: palmer
"Maybe, but she also had a very different impression of the guy."

By most reports, her impressions were wrong.

22 posted on 11/12/2011 4:33:13 PM PST by RightWingConspirator (Zerobama's bus tour: the Blunder Bus Tour)
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To: palmer

Well, she is an enabler by supporting him.


23 posted on 11/12/2011 4:33:31 PM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: Libloather
“None are so blind as those that will not see. “ John Haywood.
24 posted on 11/12/2011 4:34:17 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: Libloather

25 posted on 11/12/2011 4:34:33 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: palmer

I never said (or implied) that Mrs. Bishop knew anything. The evidence is pretty clear that Sandusky raped boys, yet she’s willing to overlook it because her kids had a positive experience. There were certainly those at the university that were willing to overlook evidence because of good results. Pedophiles get away with their perversions for so long because people don’t want to believe what know to be true.


26 posted on 11/12/2011 4:36:22 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde; Libloather
but what about the other adults that he has assembled for his program? How many of them are predators?

Sandusky isn't stoopid. I'm sure he made damn certain that the people he hired were among the best. HE was to be the only predator there and HE only went after little boys. I'm also sure he chose and cultivated his victims with the utmost care. No doubt he also made sure that for every abused boy there would be a hundred with only positive memories of him.

27 posted on 11/12/2011 4:36:22 PM PST by sinanju
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To: FourPeas
This is a perennial problem, that people stereotype pedophiles as some kind of aberrant mutant monster that you can spy a mile away. They are not. They may be fully functional, sucessful human beings, quite capable in their chosen fields, including interpersonal skills, with a carefully compartmentalized zone of evil privacy. It is not surprising that some one might be impressed with Sandusky's skills and the service he provided.

I am aware of cases like this, where a pedophile basically lived a double life, compartmentalizing his criminal side while presenting a respectable front.

28 posted on 11/12/2011 4:37:32 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Libloather

And again, Let’s have the Grand Jury go over the major figures on the donor list with a fine-tooth comb to see what pops up.


29 posted on 11/12/2011 4:37:54 PM PST by sinanju
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

She didn’t see or read that testimony, she might caught some clips from reporters but that’s not the same thing. She is saying two things, that she believes he is innocent by her impression (probably naive) and that the trial is the proper place to decide (a reasonable suggestion).


30 posted on 11/12/2011 4:38:21 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: onedoug

No, she did not enable his crimes (or alleged crimes if we are being PC). She knew nothing about them.


31 posted on 11/12/2011 4:39:38 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Libloather

Sure, so was OJ. And the point is?


32 posted on 11/12/2011 4:40:33 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: FourPeas

Thanks, I am glad you clarified. If she had known and looked the other way, she should be investigated like the others. The University, OTOH, both knew and looked the other way.


33 posted on 11/12/2011 4:41:29 PM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: martin_fierro

The victims are numbered...


34 posted on 11/12/2011 4:42:00 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Hey Diane, you brain dead obama voter, do you suppose Second Mile had any lesbo employees? If you had sons, would you send them there?


35 posted on 11/12/2011 4:42:25 PM PST by taillightchaser (The last hope for America--2012)
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To: martin_fierro

Oh man... where did you find that?


36 posted on 11/12/2011 4:42:37 PM PST by Third Person
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To: hinckley buzzard

excellant post.


37 posted on 11/12/2011 4:42:45 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Rick Perry 2012)
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To: FourPeas
The evidence is pretty clear that Sandusky raped boys, yet she’s willing to overlook it because her kids had a positive experience.

"Well, Mr. Simpson was always very nice to me."

38 posted on 11/12/2011 4:43:35 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: sinanju

I imagine the dead DA already did.


39 posted on 11/12/2011 4:43:39 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

The father of a close friend is a homosexual pedophile and he lives just such a double life. He’s a family man, with a wife and two adult kids. Prior to being discovered, he was well thought of in his church and neighborhood. He went to work, did a good job. They lived in a nice neighborhood, had two cars, etc. No one ever expected that the friends his son had sleep over were in danger.


40 posted on 11/12/2011 4:45:18 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Libloather

I doubt very much he will be found innocent but I do agree that we need to let our justice system work. It doesn’t anymore. Everyone involved seems to be guilty until proven innocent and that is just plain WRONG! McQueary is supposedly on adminstrative leave because he is a “whistleblower” because he told Paterno. Well Paterno told the campus police and he has been FIRED! Something is completely wrong with this picture. McQueary witnessed a violent act and did NOTHING to stop it. Makes me wonder what else he knows and if he isn’t being fired so he’ll keep his mouth shut. This is such a mess!


41 posted on 11/12/2011 4:47:39 PM PST by Cricket24 (Proud to be a CONSERVATIVE WOMAN!!!!!!!)
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To: hinckley buzzard

What about BTK? He was a serial killer but lived a very normal life with wife and kids and went to church every Sunday.

Perverts are out there and are very good at disguising what they really are.


42 posted on 11/12/2011 4:53:34 PM PST by Not gonna take it anymore (Member of the First Church of Christ, I am Catholic)
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To: Libloather

Oh yea he is innocent.

So was Michael Jackson.

Two peas in a pod.


43 posted on 11/12/2011 4:54:20 PM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.........cheap)
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To: Cricket24
Well, if you want random conjecture, he could have felt guilt after so many years and gone to the DA now governor who started this investigation unasked. Or he could have been the source of whatever information caused the previous DA to vanish.

Or there could be other information the authorities wish to process before charging him.

44 posted on 11/12/2011 5:02:18 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Libloather
This man is innocent. I support Jerry 100 percent.

Pederast "chick hawks" are as smooth as glass.

45 posted on 11/12/2011 5:02:18 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Libloather

Yeah...lady...I’ll bet most of those Children in Hitler’s youth camps loved him and the experience, too...


46 posted on 11/12/2011 5:02:23 PM PST by goodnesswins (My Kid/Grandkids are NOT your ATM, liberals! (Sarah Palin))
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To: Libloather
If these allegations end up not true, then Penn States needs to sue somebody.
47 posted on 11/12/2011 5:07:01 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: Libloather; All

McQueary testified to the grand jury that when he walked into the showers and caught Sandouchebagsky anally raping a 10 year old boy, that he first heard ‘slapping sounds’ that were indicative of sexual activity.

If the ignorant twat writing this letter had been the one walking into the showers, she would have just thought somebody was clapping in appreciation for her hero Jerry.


48 posted on 11/12/2011 5:07:26 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain, a God-fearing, Jesus-loving, Constitution-honoring PATRIOT.)
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To: martin_fierro
Do "Nittany Lions" grow up to become "Detroit Lions" ?

Cheers!

49 posted on 11/12/2011 5:11:54 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Mr. K

Ya, since Sandusky is homosexual, your daughters are safe with him.


50 posted on 11/12/2011 5:13:01 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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