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Fri Feb 22, 2013, 08:19 AM

Pennsylvania "Republicans" are Robbing Abused Children

Here's putting it plain: http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/pennsylvania-republicans-stealing-from-abused-children/

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Reply Pennsylvania "Republicans" are Robbing Abused Children (Original post)
riqster Feb 2013 OP
MAD Dave Feb 2013 #1
MrYikes Feb 2013 #2
riqster Feb 2013 #3
Zoeisright Feb 2013 #5
MrYikes Feb 2013 #7
Zoeisright Feb 2013 #4
riqster Feb 2013 #6
CANDO Feb 2013 #8
riqster Feb 2013 #9
CANDO Feb 2013 #10
riqster Feb 2013 #11
riqster Feb 2013 #12
CANDO Feb 2013 #13
riqster Feb 2013 #14
CANDO Feb 2013 #15
riqster Feb 2013 #17
CANDO Feb 2013 #18
Sunlei Feb 2013 #16

Response to riqster (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 08:34 AM

1. I wish I was shocked by this.

This is simply one of the most disturbing things I have heard recently. The more disturbing fact is that I am not surprised. Do these people have no soul?

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 08:49 AM

2. so this is still about how terrible penn state is?

okay, I can live with that. penn state needs to be quarantined. Don't blame it all on politicians, it is also all the past sex offenders from penn.

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Response to MrYikes (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 09:33 AM

3. No, this is about how terrible PA Reeps are (nt)

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Response to MrYikes (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:41 AM

5. Can't you read?

Christ on a crutch.

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:51 AM

7. Is that like a book title?

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:41 AM

4. Abused children are one of the repuke's favorite targets.

The others being homeless children, hungry children, and children without medical care.

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:45 AM

6. As with all bullies

They prey on the vulnerable. Scumballs.

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:21 PM

8. I'm not getting it.

I read that blog and it just says that Corbett and Co are stealing the money. Doesn't say how or where. What I do know is that they filed suit against the NCAA to keep THEM from stealing the money from the victims. They filed suit to keep the NCAA's greedy fingers off the money and to keep that money from going out of the state of PA. And I personally agree! Jerry Sandusky commits some horrific crimes and others are facing culpability for possible cover ups, but yet many tens of thousands of others are forced to "pay" for his crimes also. So thankfully, someone had the guts to tell the NCAA, this money is being extracted from the people of PA, the victims were from PA, and now the money will stay in PA! Corbett and Co are not "stealing" anything from abused children, they are attempting to make sure the money will be spent where the abuse occurred and not where the almighty NCAA thinks it ought to be spent.

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Response to CANDO (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:28 PM

9. You leave out two key points:

And that renders your argument invalid:

1: Corbett and cronies will not dedicate the funds to child abuse victims. The NCAA did.

2: Penn State and the NCAA entered into a binding legal agreement regarding these funds. Corrupt Corbett and his State Government henchmen are stealing these funds from an agreement between two other legal entities.

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Response to riqster (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 04:02 PM

10. I made the points I wanted to make.

And I'm not so much as defending the governor as I am saying the NCAA simply saw $$$ and went for the grab. Yes, PSU entered into this agreement, but under extreme duress as they were in full damage control mode. If there is proof out there that the money won't go to where it should be, then provide it. The link in the OP offered no information in that regard. And what safeguards are in place to keep the NCAA from malfeasance? I say keep the money helping children in the jurisdiction where the perp operated rather than who knows where the NCAA allocates it.

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Response to CANDO (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 04:19 PM

11. Being angry at the NCAA does not make it OK

For the Reeps to steal from abuse victims. That is my take on it. Evidently you disagree.

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Response to CANDO (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 04:31 PM

12. And if you followed the link to the CNS article

You would know that that the act said that the money being stolen by Corbett the Corrupt can be used "at the discretion of Pennsylvania officials". It says nothing about using the money for the victims of the Penn State Pedophilia Posse. The NCAA fund was written specifically to direct the funds to help child sexual abuse survivors.


If YOU want to trust those motherf***ers in the PA Repub party, that's your option. But it's not an option that a survivor of child sex abuse would choose.

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Response to riqster (Reply #12)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:35 PM

13. So we disagree

There is no link to a CNS article. It's just a blog post of cranky whatever.blogspot whatever. It says nothing. You allege that Corbett and Adm. can spend the money wherever, and I say the same exists for the NCAA. The NCAA had NO jurisdiction. This was not about competitive athletics infractions. It was a CRIMINAL legal matter dealing with child rape. The NCAA stepped in where they saw a vulnerable institution struggling to sustain even a shred of credibility and piled on. They saw a cash cow. I say to hell with the NCAA and am willing to rely upon the will of the PA electorate and the over-site of a newly elected State Attorney General Kathleen Kane to keep an eye on the money. Get beyond your raw and irrational political rage and hatred and realize what the NCAA has been able to accomplish here. They've successfully maneuvered themselves into controlling a $60 million slush fund. You're blind to think they give a shit about abused children.

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Response to CANDO (Reply #13)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:20 AM

14. Attention to detail

The first word in the blog post is highlighted. In Internet terms, that is known as a link. It's where I went to find the CNS article. Since that's too technical for some, here is the link again: http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/02/21/55034.htm

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Response to riqster (Reply #14)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 10:04 AM

15. Brilliant! Why didn't I just link to the ACTUAL article of reference?

So there you go, how about putting the real informational link to whatever it is you wish to enlighten others with instead of a blogspot dot cranky dot whatever. One word is highlighted and the rest of the world is supposed to figure out THAT is what you should have linked to from the get go. Of course, I understand because the headline is not as inflammatory, sensational or as attention grabbing. However, the courthouse news article is just a synopsis of the NCAA throwing a legal hissy fit accusing PA of stealing it's "private property". How telling is that? An endowment for abused children is considered "private property" by the NCAA! It's a slush fund. The state just says it should stay in it's own jurisdiction. So there you have it, entity A is accusing entity B of theft of private property. And then that gets distorted into entity B stealing from abused children. Nothing more than agenda driven claptrap hiding behind abused children.

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Response to CANDO (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 02:00 PM

17. I'll quote from the blog post I chose to link to

and then wash my hands of you. Evidently NCAA hatred blinds some folks, and that is sick:

"Regardless of your political views or party affiliation, this writer trusts you are outraged. And if you’re not, it is to be hoped that you have no access to either children or public funds: because anyone who would support these despicable and heinous actions shouldn’t even be allowed to walk the streets, much less have access to our kids."

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Response to riqster (Reply #17)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 10:34 AM

18. You go back and read the clip you just quoted.

Read it carefully, because it wreaks of fanaticism. It is saying if you don't engage in group think then you are a monster. I have a beautiful, intelligent 13 year old daughter. And YOU think I'm a pedo-monster because I refuse to go along with fanatical political hatred against a Republican Governor and his administration. This all stems back to those of a certain fanatical mindset who spit their rage at anyone or anything possibly related to Penn State as guilty of pedophilia. Well, bark up another tree. The NCAA has no jurisdiction, and I'm damned glad our legislature stepped in and righted a wrong. As i pointed out earlier, the NCAA preyed upon a vulnerable institution because they saw $$$. What you and the NCAA are doing now is hiding behind abused children in accusing the State of PA of stealing from them. In reality, the State is making sure the money is kept and spent on abused children within the borders of PA. See you in court, Counselor!

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 10:16 AM

16. republicans fight over donation money and let others involved with the child sex abuse-walk! WTF!!

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