Skip to comments.Report: Joe Paterno, leaders had ties (The Second Mile leaders)
Posted on 12/05/2011 6:14:57 PM PST by Scoutmaster
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had close business ties with board members of The Second Mile, the charity founded by alleged child molester and former Nittany Lions assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, the online publication The Daily reported.
Paterno and three fellow investors, including longtime Second Mile board chairman Robert Poole, secured financing to build a $125 million luxury retirement community around 2002, according to public records, The Daily reported Monday.
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I've said it before. There is no Nitanny Valleny/Penn State family tree. It's a wreath.
I don’t see any wrongdoing here.
I didn't say there was. What's been striking about this is how everybody is connected to everybody else at every other organization on multiple levels. I noted only that this supports my theory that nothing branches out, everything twists back in on itself like a wreath.
Another story about the Sandusky child rape story at Penn State that doesn’t ask the real obvious question.
Why was Sandusky, who admitted to the inappropriate act of showering with a child in 1998, allowed to maintain his tenure status for 13 years at Penn State after Joe Paterno removed him as defensive coordinator?
I dont see any wrongdoing here”
That’s exactly why the crap continued to happen in PA.
Too many people, didn’t see any wrongdoing.
I guess you let your 10 year old son take showers with his coach, right?
As far as I am concerned, all the Penn State people are guilty.
Guilty of turning a blind eye to pedophilia.
Old coach Joe is as big a pervert as is Sandusky. Guilt by association and by not shining the light on evil.
When you worship a man, you accept the evils that he does/accepts.
Idolatry is verboten.
Any of these people who can be shown to have known of any sexual misconduct between an adult and a kid are potentially in a world of shit with both Pennsylvania and federal law.
And there are evidently enough of them who just stood by that if a bunch of them go down, businesses all over happy valley may be assets on the block to pay the piper.
Do you see now, or are you just not able to comprehend that being on the board of directors for a charity like this comes with the same responsibilities a nurse or a school teacher has?
This is about financial dealings and not sexual abuses.
Sorry this has to be explained to you but the article is about financial dealings.
I heard from another source today (a man who works in a position auxiliary to the sports department) that it was know 20 years ago that Sandusky was a pedophile. This insider asserts also that the boys were being passed around to Second Mile donors.
In May 1999, Paterno told Sandusky he wouldn't succeed Paterno as head coach. On July 1, 1999, Paterno announced his surprise early retirement effective at the end of the 1999 season. Paterno never removed Sandusky. Sandusky retired or was allowed to retire after another season. If Paterno's actions in May 1999 were because Paterno knew about the investigation that began in May 1998 and produced a report, then that's where things get nasty.
During the entire 1999 season, Sandusky brought a fourteen year-old boy with him to every home game overnight at Toftree's. Sandusky and the boy sat at the coaches' table for the pregame banquet and Sandusky sexually molested the boy in the shower and room while the surrounding rooms were filled with Penn State coaches and players.
If Paterno know (as your 'removed' suggests), then Paterno sat with the boy and Sandusky at the coaches' table and watched them spend the night for an entire season.
Sandusky was also allowed to bring the boy to the Alamo bowl - where he sexually molested him.
Why have the trial. This innocent until proven guilty thing is overrated. Oh that's right. We are talking about the "court of public opinion" which I guess means facts be damned. Let's argue from our own conclusions and don't let those pesky facts that might come out in an investigation gum things up.
Sorry this has to be explained to you, but the mandated reporting thing is known, but what has not been delved into is who the board members of The Second Mile are, and what is the potential impact of a thourough clean up.
Some people actually have the capacity to see implications not stated without help.
And it is those implications that make this news.
Totally unrelated? Guys who would be embarrassed if Sandusky were exposed, given his ties and their ties to The Second Mile? Guys whose organization was covering up Sandusky's behavior just like Penn State was? How are they totally unrelated?
Sandusky's lawyer and his wife are in this photo.
Who said people didn't want those involved to get a fair trial before punishment?
Oh yes, nobody said that. But you claimed that was the position of people on this thread who (on the basis of the evidence that is known) want serious punishment for all in this sordid affair who can be proven guilty.