I found it very sobering to hear past victims of sexual abuse remind us of the insensitivity of those rallying in support of Joe Paterno.
posted on 11/11/2011 6:47:54 PM PST
Anyone who witnesses something like this and does not immediately try to stop it is a worthless coward. You don’t just watch it go on and mention it to the boss or call the cops later, you take action!
posted on 11/11/2011 6:53:37 PM PST
(The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
What get me is that Paterno was not the abuser. The abuser is known, and he gets a pass, while Paterno gets the ax.
I agree that the kids who were abused are getting short shrift here - but that is a problem that rests with those who fired Paterno and let the guilty off the hook.
There's more than one thing wrong here, and it rests squarely in the lap of the police and college board that fired Paterno.
posted on 11/11/2011 6:55:15 PM PST
by Ron C.
Hell..Watch Espn...they so scared to even call it a riot..trying to be pc and hip at same time
posted on 11/11/2011 7:19:41 PM PST
posted on 11/11/2011 7:26:55 PM PST
(This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
This rioting illustrates that many college students aren't studying hard enough and are dumb as bricks as are the parents shelling out $30k or whatever PS goes for now.
posted on 11/11/2011 7:58:33 PM PST
("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
posted on 11/11/2011 8:32:11 PM PST
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it's this kind of mentality that brought them to this point... Team Uber alles
posted on 11/11/2011 9:05:01 PM PST
(American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
Paterno could have redeemed a large part of his tattered reputation by telling the rioters to go home and be quiet, but his ego prevented him to do the right thing.
posted on 11/11/2011 9:35:32 PM PST
Blame your most tolerant educators.
posted on 11/11/2011 10:08:04 PM PST
((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
Blane the board of directors for this mess. They mishandled everything from not having Sandusky charged when it was reported right down to firing Paterno over the phone.
posted on 11/12/2011 5:51:07 AM PST
>> “You’re not getting it. You just don’t get it,” said Dave Lorenz who was abused by a priest as a teen.
What an amazing coincidence.
posted on 11/12/2011 9:51:03 PM PST
by Gene Eric
(Save a pretzel for the gas jet.)
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