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Fox’s Chris Wallace Grills PA Governor Corbett On Penn State Investigations
Fox News ^ | 11/13/2011 | Josh Feldman

Posted on 11/13/2011 5:58:43 PM PST by tired&retired

From his position on the Penn State board of trustees, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett voted to fire coach Joe Paterno for his involvement in the cover-up of assistant coach Jerry Sandusky‘s multiple allegations of sexually abusing young men.

Wallace noted at several points during the interview that Corbett was being less than open about all the details of the case being deliberated by the board of trustees, and Corbett admitted he was not at liberty to divulge everything.

Even when Wallace tried to get Corbett to say if whether the scandal is over or whether more people will come forward, Corbett was tight-lipped and said he doesn’t have all the details of the Attorney General’s ongoing investigation.

(Excerpt) Read more at mediaite.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: corbett; paterno; pedstate; pennstate; psu; sandusky
I taught at Penn State for many years. Although I never liked Joe Paterno as a football coach(he was never a good strategist), I place him on a pedestal as having the highest moral character of any person I know. He often made decisions to bench starter players to do what was right, rather than cover things up. He gave several million dollars of his own money to Penn State to build a library. I never heard that mentioned in any of the news articles. Hope he changes his will quickly!

Today on Fox News I learned that PA Gov. Corbett is on the board of Trustees and voted to fire Paterno. Much of this was based upon investigations by the Attorney Generals Office, which was Corbett prior to being elected Governor. This is like having the prosecutor being Judge and Jury too.

I was going to contact the AG’s office on a legal matter a few years ago. Always desiring to know the background of the person I am dealing with, I pulled up Corbett’s resume to learn about him. One thing said it all... Previous employment prior to AG. “In-House Legal Counsel for Waste Management Inc. !!!!!!!

Hate to say it, but the garbage is beginning to stink!

1 posted on 11/13/2011 5:58:45 PM PST by tired&retired
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To: tired&retired

fox sunday news with chris chipmunk

was a non-story—

there was no new news to report.


2 posted on 11/13/2011 6:00:51 PM PST by ken21
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To: ken21

Corbett became a Trustee only ‘after’ becoming Governor. He could not comment on the Grand Jury findings that happened prior to that, when he was AG. The pressure he has been under is hard to imagine. Remember the time frame here.


3 posted on 11/13/2011 6:08:58 PM PST by codder too
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To: tired&retired

” young men”? Ten year old boys are boys, not young men!


4 posted on 11/13/2011 6:13:47 PM PST by RightWingConspirator (Zerobama's bus tour: the Blunder Bus Tour)
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To: tired&retired

Chris Wallace was annoying as heck. He often is.


5 posted on 11/13/2011 6:21:15 PM PST by cowtowney
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To: codder too

right.

obviously fox news knew that too.

there is no new news, so why bother with the story?


6 posted on 11/13/2011 6:21:20 PM PST by ken21
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To: tired&retired
In the late 1980s or early 1990s I talked to a professor from Penn State (now retired) who spoke very highly of Joe Paterno.

A couple of days ago someone posted on one of the Penn State threads a newspaper clipping from 1981 involving Joe Paterno's suing his own parish for $1,000,000 because his son had been injured on a trampoline there (according to the poster, the son and some other kids had broken in to use the trampoline). The case was settled out of court so it wasn't known how much Paterno actually collected.

7 posted on 11/13/2011 6:26:54 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: tired&retired

I hate to say it but if you place Paterno as high up as possible on the moral character pedestal, something is wrong.


8 posted on 11/13/2011 6:34:36 PM PST by Paved Paradise
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To: Paved Paradise

Why would you hate to say it? It’s true...


9 posted on 11/13/2011 8:30:41 PM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Verginius Rufus

Thank you for sharing that. I arrived in Penn State after that and was unaware. I look for facts to make my decisions. If you have any references to the event I would love to read it.


10 posted on 11/13/2011 10:33:07 PM PST by tired&retired
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To: tired&retired
Having followed college football all my life I do know about Paterno and Jerry Sandusky a little. I also have seen many coaches fired for far less scandals.

B.C. had a point shaving scandal on the football team back in the 90’s. The head coach was the one who found out about it and immediately informed the A.D. and they went to the police. The head coach was fired anyway since it happened on his watch and he should have had better controls on his players.

11 posted on 11/14/2011 6:32:57 AM PST by outpostinmass2
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To: Russ
No one knows anyone ones true moral character.
12 posted on 11/14/2011 6:35:03 AM PST by outpostinmass2
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To: tired&retired
Report: Corbett approved Second Mile grant http://www.eveningsun.com/ci_19346784
13 posted on 11/16/2011 7:01:32 AM PST by 2ndamendmentpa
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