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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 11:25 AM
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21. wowzer !! quit a read. thanks (I suppose) for posting this - unbelievably
creepy. It is amazing that all this happened without the whole campus, and the rest of the world knowing
about it.

I was feeling sorry for JoePa and I guess I still do. But, I can see how it would all be tempered a bit with 1) the guy's long past with
coaching and 2) concern for overall PS reputation and his retirement.



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  -Fill me in on this Penn State/Paterno thing. TheCowsCameHome  Nov-10-11 10:37 AM   #0 
  - read the grand jury report first:  Blue_Tires   Nov-10-11 10:39 AM   #1 
  - One of the few intelligent comments I have seen on this incident anywhere nt  TomClash   Nov-10-11 11:01 AM   #18 
  - wowzer !! quit a read. thanks (I suppose) for posting this - unbelievably  Laura PourMeADrink   Nov-10-11 11:25 AM   #21 
     - The real ugliness is the ass-covering amnesia the AD and VP got when questioned  Blue_Tires   Nov-10-11 02:12 PM   #30 
        - Yep. It's very simple, actually. They decided to push the problem  Laura PourMeADrink   Nov-10-11 05:37 PM   #32 
  - Read one of the threads on DU. There are many.  MineralMan   Nov-10-11 10:39 AM   #2 
  - Joe Paterno logged on to Google News last night and found out he was fired.  LoZoccolo   Nov-10-11 10:40 AM   #3 
  - Here is what I got from DU  mdmc   Nov-10-11 10:40 AM   #4 
  - Timeline of events...  PoliticAverse   Nov-10-11 10:41 AM   #5 
  - I'm going to post that timeline here as following the links to see it all...  hlthe2b   Nov-10-11 10:53 AM   #12 
  - Reading the timeline makes it all even more revolting  Marrah_G   Nov-10-11 10:54 AM   #14 
  - Two words: Pervert, Coverup.  Denninmi   Nov-10-11 10:43 AM   #6 
  - Bullshit cluttering the front page of the paper.  HopeHoops   Nov-10-11 10:45 AM   #7 
  - Okay, but it's pretty graphic.  TheWraith   Nov-10-11 10:45 AM   #8 
  - So briefly -  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-10-11 10:54 AM   #13 
     - Correct. They basically kept it quiet and allowed him to continue raping little boys.  TheWraith   Nov-10-11 10:56 AM   #15 
        - I read the first few pages of the GJ report someone posted above  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-10-11 11:00 AM   #17 
        - One more reason it's hard to believe Paterno wasn't deliberately covering everything up.  TheWraith   Nov-10-11 11:03 AM   #19 
           - not to mention not allow him around kids anymore. that is the simplest, easiest  seabeyond   Nov-10-11 11:28 AM   #22 
           - And there's the irony. Know what the university leadership did?  TheWraith   Nov-10-11 11:29 AM   #23 
              - that at least makes a little more since though they knew in 1998. but i couldnt understand  seabeyond   Nov-10-11 11:34 AM   #26 
              - Yes. It's like saying just don't do it in front of me *wink*wink*  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-10-11 11:35 AM   #28 
           - And then, added to the story of Penn State player Dan Connor  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-10-11 11:30 AM   #24 
              - really? uh oh. nt  seabeyond   Nov-10-11 11:33 AM   #25 
        - DING DING DING! Wraith, you're our grand prize winner!  rocktivity   Nov-10-11 05:23 PM   #31 
  - to add to the post above, paterno is a hero to many. they want to justify  seabeyond   Nov-10-11 10:48 AM   #9 
  - Grad student sees asst coach raping a 10 year old in a shower  Marrah_G   Nov-10-11 10:50 AM   #10 
  - Basically  Kber   Nov-10-11 10:51 AM   #11 
  - also there is a DA missing since 97  warrior1   Nov-10-11 10:57 AM   #16 
  - No, he's been missing since 2005.  TheWraith   Nov-10-11 11:05 AM   #20 
  - Paterno was fired last night  TomClash   Nov-10-11 11:34 AM   #27 
  - So these student rioting or whatever -  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-10-11 11:37 AM   #29 
  - WHY don't American's get THIS VIOLENT about our government??????? n/t  onecent   Nov-10-11 05:38 PM   #33 
  - Sports suck. People who play sports suck. People who enjoy sports suck.  11 Bravo   Nov-10-11 06:02 PM   #34 
 

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