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#403453 - 07/12/12 10:29 PM Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Whoa! Kill the PSU football program. Awesome idea!

Do it and take down Cover-up Joe Paterno's "statue" while they are at it. Yo, Catholic Church, your Pope is no different than this loser!

http://www.businessinsider.com/penn-state-football-death-penalty-2012-7
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#403455 - 07/12/12 10:45 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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You can download the 267 page report here: http://thefreehreportonpsu.com/

The President, a Senior Vice President, and General Counsel did not perform their duty to make timely, thorough and forthright reports of these 1998 and 2001allegations to the Board. This was a failure of governance for which the Board must also bear responsibility.

We also found that:
• The Board did not have regular reporting procedures or committee structuresto ensure disclosure of major risks to the University;
• Some Trustees felt their meetings were a “rubber stamp” process for Mr.

Spanier’s actions;
• The Board did not independently ask for more information or assess the underreporting by Spanier about the Sandusky investigation after May 2011 and thereby failed to oversee properly his executive management of the worst crisis in Penn State’s history;
• The Board was over-confident in Spanier’s abilities to handle crises and wasunprepared to deal with:

o the filing of criminal charges against senior University leaders and a prominent former football coach in November, 2011; and,
o the firing of Coach Paterno.

From 1998–2011, Penn State’s “Tone at the Top” for transparency, compliance, police reporting and child protection was completely wrong, as shown by the inaction and concealment on the part of its most senior leaders, and followed by those at the
bottom of the University’s pyramid of power. This is best reflected by the janitors’ decision not to report Sandusky’s horrific 2000 sexual assault of a young boy in the
Lasch Building shower. The janitors were afraid of being fired for reporting a powerful football coach.

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Freeh's statement except. Guy is pissed. He should be.
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#403565 - 07/13/12 09:25 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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Originally Posted By: phoenix321
Whoa! Kill the PSU football program. Awesome idea!

Do it and take down Cover-up Joe Paterno's "statue" while they are at it. Yo, Catholic Church, your Pope is no different than this loser!

http://www.businessinsider.com/penn-state-football-death-penalty-2012-7




If the students who nearly rioted when Paterno was quite properly fired had any character, they would get rid of the statue with or without the administration.

Alumni as well.
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#403571 - 07/13/12 10:44 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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A quote to ponder from all the news coverage:


"The Freeh report recounts all the boys known to have been molested after Paterno and other members of the Penn State staff learned of a 1998 incident involving Sandusky and a boy in a shower. The report is explicit that Penn State officials vowed to treat Sandusky "humanely," but showed no such concern for the boys he forced into sexual situations. Who was the boy Mike McQueary saw in the shower? It wasn't a question officials asked in 2001. He still has not been found."
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#403597 - 07/14/12 08:33 AM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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#403598 - 07/14/12 09:02 AM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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This should have been taken down long ago. I am glad to see young people took a stance and saw those that accepted, hid and as a result of these actions encouraged more abuse have learned and have shown what many adults have not, courage and their unwillingness to accept acts that violate a person will not be applauded or recognized despite other accomplishments of the enablers. My hats off to these young people--be proud and continue to live a life of compassion and belief every human needs dignity.

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#403635 - 07/14/12 05:20 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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I'm pretty sure that Weekly World News story is bogus. The statue is still up.
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#403640 - 07/14/12 05:57 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: cant_remember]
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Originally Posted By: cant_remember
I'm pretty sure that Weekly World News story is bogus. The statue is still up.


It's been very cleverly photoshopped. But I like it anyway.

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#403650 - 07/14/12 09:34 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: pufferfish]
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This news came up in Yahoo:

Report: Paterno contract deal reached amid scandal

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/report-paterno-contract-deal-reached-153359673--ncaaf.html

Originally Posted By: Yahoo Sports News

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Veteran Penn State football coach Joe Paterno began talks that resulted in a sweetened retirement contract in the same month that he testified before a grand jury in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case, and all members of the board of trustees weren't informed of the new package before the scandal engulfed the university, according to a published report.

Paterno and the university reached agreement on the amended contract that eventually totaled $5.5 million in August, months before charges were filed against Sandusky, but they began negotiating in January, The New York Times reported Saturday.

The amended contract, which was reported on by The Associated Press in April, included a $3 million career bonus if Paterno retired at the end of the 2011 season, as well as well as forgiveness of $250,000 in outstanding indebtedness and an additional $100,000 in loans.


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#403651 - 07/14/12 09:46 PM Re: Freeh Report Demands Death Penalty for PSU [Re: phoenix321]
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I like to go to the local Pennsylvania sites for info on sandusky crimes.

Here's a local article on the statute:

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2012/07/joe_paternos_statue_at_penn_st.html#incart_mce


They have a poll on it, and more than 60% are saying remove it.




Edited by Disappointed (07/14/12 09:47 PM)
Edit Reason: Additional info.
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