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Penn State Rocked by Child Molestation Scandal; 'We Were All Fooled,' Joe Paterno Says
CNS News=AP ^ | 11/7/2011 | Genaro C Armas

Posted on 11/07/2011 2:17:26 PM PST by IbJensen

In his 46 years on the job, coach Joe Paterno has never quite faced a crisis like the one now hovering over Happy Valley like a dark cloud.

Indeed, scandal has hit State College.

Retired Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been charged with sexually assaulting eight boys. Paterno's boss, athletic director Tim Curley, and another school administrator, face charges of perjury and failing to report to state and county officials that a witness told them he saw an alleged instance of abuse in 2002.

All at a tradition-rich school which proudly boasts the slogan "Success with Honor."

"If this is true, we were all fooled, along with scores of professionals trained in such things, and we grieve for the victims and their families. They are in our prayers," Paterno in a statement issued Sunday evening by his son, Scott.

Suddenly, Paterno's Hall of Fame credentials are a mere afterthought. Or his 409 career victories — a Division I record. Or the Nittany Lions' 8-1 start that has propelled them to a surprising two-game lead in the Big Ten Leaders Division.

There are much more serious questions to be asked.

"It's shocking and surprising that's it come up, and if it's true then the strongest penalty should be taken against anyone engaged in a cover-up. I think it really is a shame because it is one of the few things that tarnishes Penn State football," said Grant Brown, 18, a freshman from York, as he waited at a bus stop on campus.

Following a hastily-called meeting of school trustees Sunday night, the university accepted Curley's request to be placed on administrative leave to devote time to his defense. Interim senior vice president Gary Schultz will step down and return to retirement for the same reason, the school said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: homonazi; homonaziagenda; homonazis; homonazism; homosexualagenda; homosexualism; homosexualistagenda; pederastagenda; pederasty; pedophilia; pennstate; perversion
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Pedophilia and homosexuality go together like ham and eggs.

Putting male homosexuals and boys together is a recipe for sexual predation. The Boy Scouts figured it out long ago. The Catholic Church has suffered greatly and continues to hemorrhage money thanks to infiltration by queers.

Now they are in the military. You can lay the success of the homo movement at the feet of Hollywood where homosexual writers portray the deviant behavior as benign, intelligent and all about love. Others sharing the kudos are the politically wrong idiots in our pathetic and gargantuan government who look upon our military as a kind of experimental laboratory.

Those involved in public health know that male homosexuals are the #1 vector for the spread of at least a dozen infectious diseases.

Additionally, the great majority of serial killings were committed by homosexuals!

1 posted on 11/07/2011 2:17:29 PM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

This guy was married with kids.


2 posted on 11/07/2011 2:19:23 PM PST by outpostinmass2
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To: IbJensen

Was Michael Mann involved too?


3 posted on 11/07/2011 2:21:36 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: IbJensen

What is it that is supposed to have happened and where? ....


4 posted on 11/07/2011 2:23:06 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama's number one economics advisor must be a Magic Eight Ball.................)
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To: IbJensen
Sandusky is married and has six children.

How do you get homosexuality out of this story? It seems like he is pretty heterosexual to me. I mean sure he could be homo but if he is, how is the school to know this? This guy could easily be hired as a boy scout leader as there are no clues that he could be gay. Married and six children just doesn't shout out gay to me. Perhaps you know more about this guy than I do.

5 posted on 11/07/2011 2:23:18 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: IbJensen

“It’s shocking and surprising that’s it come up,”

Surprised? It’s surprising that they kept it covered up this long!


6 posted on 11/07/2011 2:24:16 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: outpostinmass2
This guy was married with kids.

His children are all adopted. According to the indictment his wife called one of the boys before he was to testify. The boy was smart enough to ignore her call along with another from her husband and one of his friends,

7 posted on 11/07/2011 2:25:11 PM PST by StopGlobalWhining (Only 3 1/2-5% of atmospheric CO2 is the result of human activities. 95-96.5% is from natural sources)
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To: napscoordinator
Married and six children just doesn't shout out gay to me.

Six ADOPTED children ...

8 posted on 11/07/2011 2:25:44 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: napscoordinator

“How do you get homosexuality out of this story”

If I am reading correctly, he is accused of molesting 8 boys.

Sadly, lots of ordinary looking guys can have a deviant streak in them.


9 posted on 11/07/2011 2:26:14 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Red Badger

This is extremely disgusting. If you have a strong stomach click on this:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/11/06/sports/ncaafootball/20111106-pennstate-document.html


10 posted on 11/07/2011 2:27:11 PM PST by A. Patriot (Have we lost our Republic? Do the majority of Americans care?)
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To: IbJensen

If a guy comes to me and says he saw something in the showers you think one would not press the issue? JoePa is lying. This makes me sick.


11 posted on 11/07/2011 2:27:21 PM PST by mmanager
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To: napscoordinator

“It seems like he is pretty heterosexual to me.”

I’m sorry, what part of “butt raped eight little boys” did you miss?


12 posted on 11/07/2011 2:27:46 PM PST by MeganC (Are you better off than you were four years ago?)
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To: IbJensen

Just being tied to this story will be reason for Joe’s ouster. I wouldnt be surprised if he knew more about it but chose to ignore it. What a sad legacy for so many people involved. Those poor kids. It just sucks.


13 posted on 11/07/2011 2:27:58 PM PST by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: napscoordinator
It seems like he is pretty heterosexual to me. I mean sure he could be homo but if he is, how is the school to know this?

Getting caught in the showers with young boys several times and admitting it to one of the mothers during a visit to her home where the DA had wired the house to record the conversations would give some clue ...

14 posted on 11/07/2011 2:28:12 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: napscoordinator

He is a sexual predator. You have to be kidding!


15 posted on 11/07/2011 2:28:39 PM PST by mmanager
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To: MeganC

I’m sorry, what part of “butt raped eight little boys” did you miss?

I didn’t miss that but he was saying he was a homosexual and never should have gotten the job to begin with. How can you not give a guy a job when you have no idea that he is homo or not. That is what my post was saying.


16 posted on 11/07/2011 2:29:56 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: IbJensen

The Penn State NAMBLA Lions.


17 posted on 11/07/2011 2:31:15 PM PST by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: IbJensen

leftists head hunters is all they are..

no one was calling for the higher command at Ft Hood who KNEW about the muslime filth that killed all those troopers


18 posted on 11/07/2011 2:31:58 PM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: NewinTexsas

“Six ADOPTED children”

Uh-oh. Five are Boys:

http://www.wash-greenesportshall.org/1999/Sandusky.htm


19 posted on 11/07/2011 2:32:06 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: napscoordinator

There are thousands of cases where homosexuals try very hard to appear normal and heterosexual. They are, after all, capable of siring children.

There comes a time, however, when the satan-inspired desire overcomes the psyche and the homosexual crawls out of his closet.


20 posted on 11/07/2011 2:32:33 PM PST by IbJensen (What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.)
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To: IbJensen
along with scores of professionals trained in such things

Yea right, you have a degree and training to recognize sexual abuse.

21 posted on 11/07/2011 2:34:25 PM PST by razorback-bert (Some days it's not worth chewing through the straps.)
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To: mmanager; NewinTexsas

Ok folks let’s keep my post in perspective. Yesterday if you read this guy was getting a prize for something and it said that he was married with kids would you say “oh that guy is homo so get him out of that school?” No you wouldn’t. We are finding out about this disgusting creature TODAY! That is my point. The poster was saying the school should never have hired him because he was homo. How the heck is the school going to know that this guy was going to rape 8 boys?


22 posted on 11/07/2011 2:34:35 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator
I didn’t miss that but he was saying he was a homosexual and never should have gotten the job to begin with. How can you not give a guy a job when you have no idea that he is homo or not. That is what my post was saying.

How can you keep a guy on when you know he is banging little boys.

23 posted on 11/07/2011 2:35:12 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: IbJensen

Joe, the fish rots from the head, but I am sure … Pedophillia U of penn, will enjoy the name change, they have earned it.


24 posted on 11/07/2011 2:37:24 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: trumandogz

Of HAPPY VALLEY.


25 posted on 11/07/2011 2:38:03 PM PST by petitfour
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To: IbJensen

Here’s a little nugget from the indictment:

“Sandusky was investigated by university police in 1998 after a mother reported to them that her 11-year-old son had showered with Sandusky..........The university police detective advised Sandusky not to shower with a child again, and Sandusky promised he would not”

and:

“In March 2002, a graduate assistant stumbled upon Sandusky and a boy showering together at Penn State’s football facility....He saw a naked boy ... whose age he estimated to be ten years old, with his hands up against the wall, being subjected to anal intercourse by a naked Sandusky”

And...sadly:

“The graduate assistant informed Joe Paterno the next day”


26 posted on 11/07/2011 2:38:16 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: StopGlobalWhining
Also realize that Rock Hudson was married at one time.

The serious question of homosexuality and pedophilia needs to be put front and center. The correlation is very high. There is plenty of sexual abuse of girls and young women, and that is an equally terrible crime. But when you look at the Catholic church issues, for example, it's not that they overlooked pedophilia - it's that they had adverse selection for homosexuality working in their priesthood. And that is tantamount to inviting pedophilia.

It seems to me that some of the same people who want to amplify the outrage over this Penn State situation are some of the same people who are advocating for gay marriage and rights of all sorts based on sexual orientation. And part of that argument is to say that gays are no different than anyone else, except for sexual preference. Well, then the issue of homosexual pedophilia comes up, doesn't it?

In for a penny - in for a pound - if you want to vent and attack Joe Paterno, be my guest, I carry no portfolio for the guy or the school. But also face the predominance of homosexuality in pedophilia and explain and acknowledge the relationship between the two.

27 posted on 11/07/2011 2:38:26 PM PST by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: InvisibleChurch
In subsequent years after the rape was reported to Paterno by the Grad Student Paterno knew Sandusky was still bringing young boys to Penn State football related dinners and events, also football games and to Tofftree hotel where the team stayed prior to the games. Once Paterno was made aware of Sandusky's criminal behavior he was morally responsible to ask questions. Paterno looked the other way.
28 posted on 11/07/2011 2:38:43 PM PST by jeeperz
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To: NewinTexsas

How can you keep a guy on when you know he is banging little boys.

Well that is a totally different situation that HOPEFULLY it is found that the school really didn’t know about this. My brother and sister in law are Alma Maters of the school and even have a Penn State room in their home. Thankfully I graduated from Florida State University. :)


29 posted on 11/07/2011 2:39:08 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: mmanager
If a guy comes to me and says he saw something in the showers you think one would not press the issue? JoePa is lying. This makes me sick.

This times a million. JoePa is morally culpable here. It's not a criminal issue for him (I'm an attorney and don't want to get into the issue of who can be charged with a crime). Several adults were informed that SOMETHING had gone on involving a former assistant coach and a young boy in a shower at the school at night. Their defense is that it was reported as "horseplay". Are you kidding me? A grown man and an underage boy in the shower at night????? Good grief. This is starting to sound like Trial at Nuremburg - I just obeyed the chain of command. Paterno and the university officials are morally culpable here. Very, very culpable.
30 posted on 11/07/2011 2:41:30 PM PST by rockvillem
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To: napscoordinator
The poster was saying the school should never have hired him because he was homo.

I couldn't find where that was posted.

How the heck is the school going to know that this guy was going to rape 8 boys?

They had tapes of him in 1998 telling a mother that he had molester her son. The case was dropped by the DA. Later the DA turned up missing and his body has never been found.

31 posted on 11/07/2011 2:41:53 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: napscoordinator

Hiding him for years is also the crime here.


32 posted on 11/07/2011 2:42:06 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: napscoordinator
Well that is a totally different situation that HOPEFULLY it is found that the school really didn’t know about this.

See my #31. Also, according to testimony, the people that cleaned the showers had common knowledge of his 'behavior'. We know that they knew in 2002 yet still welcomed him to the 'facillities' and allowed him to continue molesting till 2009 when a public school coach called the authorities about him.

33 posted on 11/07/2011 2:44:40 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: napscoordinator

You should really read the indictment. It’s a fairly quick read with lots of details.The link was posted on an earlier thread.

The PA Attorney General had a press conference today and released a statement at http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/press.aspx?id=6277

It’s very likely that more boys will come out as this information gets more exposure.

From the statement today:

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan had the following additional comments:

“This is not about a football team or a university; it is about child sexual abuse and the culture that allowed it to continue. These children are scarred for life.

Child sexual abuse is a serious crime and I assure you, the PA State Police will listen. If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual abuse, I leave you with three words: Nine - One - One.”


34 posted on 11/07/2011 2:45:20 PM PST by StopGlobalWhining (Only 3 1/2-5% of atmospheric CO2 is the result of human activities. 95-96.5% is from natural sources)
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To: NewinTexsas

They had tapes of him in 1998 telling a mother that he had molester her son. The case was dropped by the DA. Later the DA turned up missing and his body has never been found.

Oh wow! That is something. I guess this story is going to go on for a while. I didn’t know it went back that far or that a person is missing over this. I wonder if Ed Rendell has anything to do with this...../sarc.


35 posted on 11/07/2011 2:45:49 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: StopGlobalWhining

Yes you are right. Clearly I thought this was a recent story where he molested the boys a month ago.....This obviously is a bigger story than even I first thought. Thanks. I am going to read this.


36 posted on 11/07/2011 2:47:13 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1402467/posts?page=9


37 posted on 11/07/2011 2:50:40 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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So he was a married homosexual with kids. So's 0bastard. Anyone molesting children deserves the death penalty. Too bad he won't get it. And those who covered up for him deserve it too. Too bad they won't get it either. My only solace is that Eternal Justice always is served, one way or another. Always.

38 posted on 11/07/2011 2:51:03 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: StopGlobalWhining
Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan had the following additional comments:

He also made comments that it was about the culture at PSU and that he had never seen such a crime covered up like this before.

39 posted on 11/07/2011 2:52:18 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: IbJensen

If one of Paterno’s players had one drink too many in a local tavern Joe Pa knew about it before the kid got back to the football dorm. In a town like State College nothing involving the football program passes unnoticed by Paterno. He knew and this was about keeping the Penn State brand name pure.


40 posted on 11/07/2011 2:53:39 PM PST by xkaydet65 (IACTA ALEA EST!!!')
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To: mmanager
If a guy comes to me and says he saw something in the showers you think one would not press the issue? JoePa is lying. This makes me sick.

Paterno is not going to finish the season. This story keeps growing and growing. People are going to start pointing fingers if they haven't already.
41 posted on 11/07/2011 2:57:05 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: xkaydet65
Someone needs to tell him he lost this game a 1000 to zip.
42 posted on 11/07/2011 2:57:57 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: xkaydet65
If one of Paterno’s players had one drink too many in a local tavern Joe Pa knew about it before the kid got back to the football dorm. In a town like State College nothing involving the football program passes unnoticed by Paterno.

and the university, city, county and state police agencies.

43 posted on 11/07/2011 2:57:57 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: IbJensen

JoePa knew for at least 3 years that Sandusky was a pedophile. This was JoePa’s house! Sandusky may have been an ex-employee but he still had all access to the football facilities including his own office. This was happening in his locker room. Even if the Grad Asst. didn’t share the details JoePa didn’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out what when on in there.

This was all about covering for JoePa’s eventual all-time winning record in CFB. That’s why they didn’t fire his but when was losing big time.

I guess being a Catholic, JoePa is taking his cues from the Vatican.


44 posted on 11/07/2011 2:59:03 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: af_vet_rr
Paterno is not going to finish the season.

My prediction made a few hours earlier. This is going to get messy. President Spanier says he believes in the honesty of Curley and Schultz and will support them to the end. The university will be picking up their legal tab. According to the AG, Paterno has agreed to testify against Curley and Schultz. No way can they keep these guys on active staff with this looming.

45 posted on 11/07/2011 3:00:59 PM PST by NewinTexsas
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To: StopGlobalWhining
This is about football, they cared more for football than they did about children, no way out of that.
46 posted on 11/07/2011 3:02:48 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: IbJensen

People are still in denial about this. How about this quote:

“We work very hard in The Second Mile and it should have no influence in it,” said Dottie Huck, a member of the organization’s state board of directors.

Speaking personally, Huck said Sandusky has “done some wonderful things in his lifetime and we should try to help him. ... We all make little mistakes in our lives.”

From: http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2011/11/jerry_sandusky_a_penn_state_un.html


47 posted on 11/07/2011 3:04:00 PM PST by StopGlobalWhining (Only 3 1/2-5% of atmospheric CO2 is the result of human activities. 95-96.5% is from natural sources)
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To: IbJensen

Imagine that, Child Molestation being excused and covered up in Central, PA. I wonder if Penn State had some assistance in covering it up from the Diocese of Allentown? Seeing as they are the resident experts at this stuff in PA.


48 posted on 11/07/2011 3:11:38 PM PST by SengirV
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To: StopGlobalWhining

Huck sounds like ‘he’s’ been puffin that corncob too often and that ain’t tobacco!

She has got to be the dumbest broad in the state. Buggering little boys shouldn’t be passed over as something unpolite like picking one’s nose.


49 posted on 11/07/2011 3:12:13 PM PST by IbJensen (What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.)
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To: SengirV

Wow. If this is going on around the gridiron, wonder what the state house boys are up to?


50 posted on 11/07/2011 3:13:18 PM PST by IbJensen (What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.)
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