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Penn State - When will Joe go!
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:33 PM
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Default Penn State - When will Joe go!

I feel bad for all Penn State alumni who will suffer with the publicity over Sandusky's escapades.

The question of the day is how long Joe Pa will last.

Will he resign:
  • Before tomorrow's news conference,
  • At the news conference,
  • Before the next game on Sat.,
  • Before the end of the year, or
  • Will he last out the year?

Kim Jones of the YES Network, who is a Penn St. alum, worked sports there a few years after graduation was on with Mike Francesa and she was livid about what went out ....her voice was quivering.

A poignant quote from her was, "Well we certainly ceded the high ground with this one!"
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:58 AM
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I don't think Joe Pa will resign. I think the board of directors should fire him.
I don't say this to be mean but Penn State needs to put this behind them as quickly as possible. What a scandal!!!!!!

IMHO - Joe Pa should have followed-up on this report and do the right thing. He didn't and lost his moral compass. The welfare of a human being is much more important than wins and losses or protecting an associate.

These kids that were affected will never be the same and shame on everyone who allowed this linger for ten plus years and should have put an end to this immediately.

Joe Pa who was looked at "what was right with college football" is really on the wrong side of the line on this one.

Joe Pa lost his legacy and may not be convicted of any wrong doing but he is morally wrong.!!!!!

It's all about the kids being hurt and being affected by a predator.

I have to go now as I am getting angry thinking about this.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:04 AM
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And we thought Ohio State was having problems! Pales in comparison to what Penn State is having to deal with.

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College football has become a religion. Making one's own god(s) never succeeds.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:08 AM
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AP is reporting that he will retire at the end of the season.

Sad.

My experiences in many organizations make it difficult for me to blame him as harshly as many others have for not following up on the allegations he brought to the administration. If he had trust in those above him, even if misplaced as it appears, he may have been confident that the proper things would be done.

And, no, I'm not a Penn State alumnus.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:35 AM
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The question is "what if it was his son or grandson that was being molested".?
Darn right he would have called the police when he was first told!! He should
be fired and anyone else on the know that it happened or was going on. It
may be that the Exec's at Penn State asked him to keep it quiet but that is
no excuse. He is as much to blame as anyone who was told or knew including the many on his staff. There would have hell to pay if any of those had their
children or grandchildren involved. Fire him now!!
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:43 AM
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Several more thoughts on this subject.
1. At one time, Joe Pa was the most powerful man on the campus but I think the board of directors will fire him over this scandal to move forward.
2. It is sad that after 45 years of exemplary behavior, (minus the years this indcident should have been reported immediately), that Joe Pa has this tremendous scandal to deal with. Not in my wildest dreams I would have thought this would happen.
3. It's all about the money for some people. 50 million a year the college football program brings into the university.
4. As a father and grandfather, I find this scandal to be revollting in the way the university officials tried to sweep it under the rug and protect the university and or colleague. They should reflect on what did they in their time spent in jail.

People in Happy Valley are not too happy anymore.

Penn State has lost it's moral high ground.
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:04 AM
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Poingnant piece on Grantland.com by Penn State guy Michael Weintreb..

In regards to Joe Pa being the benovalent dictator-

Best quote ever by writer, "One of the central truths of human nature- when you brush up against a truly powerful force, it is never quite as benovalent as you imagined it. In order to acquire power, you have to be a little ruthless!"

_amen

How many boys did Sandusky rape, fondle, assult after the 2002 incident - how many on campus?

Reading the Grand Jury report gets the blood boiling.
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joe must go.
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I think everyone who knows anything about this story is shocked/angered/disappointed on so many levels. I'm really not a big fan of Maureen Dowd of the New York Times, but her column today puts it all in a nutshell. Cudos to Maureen on this one.


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/09/op...t-penn.html?hp
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