Skip to comments.Joe Paterno tribute ignites positive and negative passions
Posted on 09/17/2016 12:30:11 PM PDT by EveningStar
Penn State marked the 50th anniversary of the late Joe Paternos first game as head football coach Saturday, introducing former players and displaying video tributes at the Nittany Lions game against Temple...
The tribute ignited reaction from Paterno critics as well as supporters...
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Put me in the negative column. This dirtbag covered for a pedo for years. Who cares about winning some college football games compared to that?
Put me in the negative column too. Not a good man.
I’m positively negative about him.
This is the perfect thread for you to defend your pedophile enabler. May JoePa rest in Hell!
PedoState still trying to deny what everyone else knows to be true.
Football is God. They will sacrifice their children before they condemn anything football. Thugs from top to bottom and the evil pedophile/pedophile enabler is hopefully burning in hell impaled on a hot poker. The NFL’s new motto should be: “ Screw Everything but Football”.
I’m a USC Trojans fan, and that’s how I deal with a certain tailback who was on the team in the late 1960’s and won a Heisman trophy. As far as I’m concerned, he’s an unperson.
Joe Paterno= Bag of $hit! Glad he’s dead!
Maybe that's why the disrespect for the flag is catching on seemingly nearly everywhere. As a child in the 1950s, I don't recall this kind of passion for football.
That first sentence is a 1000 percent true. I’ve called it a faux religion for years.
It could be a herd of goats on the field chewing grass with a ball around and the wackos will still go nuts.
Yes, count me in the no Joe line; it was pure evil what that coach was doing and for Paterno to do nothing was just as bad.
“Football is God.”
Organized sports on any level - especially college and professional - can certainly be a false god. Have you ever tried to explain that to a sports fan, however?
I try not to participate in anything related to sports these days: I don’t watch it on TV (I don’t have cable, and never watch local TV anyway, so that’s not too hard), I don’t buy jerseys or sports products, I don’t attend sporting events. I rarely read about sports. I don’t miss it at all. For some people it’s like an addiction.
Negative here too.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirableif anything is excellent or praiseworthythink about such things." - Philippians 4:8 (New International Version)Thats the way the university approached it - focusing strictly on the positive, which was real. Many here even think to curse Paterno - and actually think that makes them a good Christian. What it makes them is - a cynic.
Now if you want to criticize Michael Mann . . .
Yes, why doesn’t the University appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Michael Mann? He’s a phony and a fraud. Let’s follow the money trail and find out how he’s enriched himself on federally funded climate studies. Just like Sandusky’s victims, because of Michael Mann, the taxpayers are fucked.
Each and every comment attacks Paterno, who was never a witness to anything, yet not one comment about the actual pedophile.
funny how that is.
It’s almost like a bunch of whiny football fans are attacking the coach that repeatedly stomped your miserable scrub team into paste.
Joe was in his 70s when events were brought to his attention. He didn’t run the school. He didn’t run the athletic dept. He didn’t even run the team. He was a coach and another coach brought to his attention something he saw the day before.
now, put yourself in his shoes. what do you do?
would you run over to the house of the accused and shoot him? hardly. NOT A SINGLE ONE OF YOU WOULD DO THAT. then what would YOU actually do?
Almost all of you, assuming you’re rational adults with a working frontal lobe, would... notify your supervisor of the report. that’s about it. you MIGHT try calling the cops, but anyone that’s ever dealt with police in the middle of an investigation can tell you how far that goes.
THAT’S IT. That’s EVERYTHING each and every one of you would ever do. Oh sure, you keyboard cowards might claim to ‘burn down the pedophiles house’... but we all know you’re just full of sh*t. besides, you’d get arrested as arson is still illegal.
And do you know what Joe Paterno did?
He did EXACTLY that. he notified his supervisor, who then notified the police.
So all you keyboard tough guys can stop spewing bullsh*t unless you’ve actually done otherwise in the real world (provide news accounts of your actions or it didn’t happen)