Browsing Tag Jerry Sandusky

See no evil: DA Ray Gricar drops the ball

By at February 14, 2014 | 9:34 am | 0 Comment

See no evil: DA Ray Gricar drops the ball

Young victims surrounded Jerry Sandusky in 1998

Why didn’t DA Ray Gricar make a serious attempt 
to find and interview them?

Finger pointing and the blame games won’t answer these questions
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Why Election Reports Need to Be Saved Longer Than Five Years

By at October 21, 2013 | 12:05 pm | 0 Comment

Why Election Reports Need to Be Saved Longer Than Five Years

Many of today’s big news stories have roots going back decades. Why then does the state destroy campaign finance records after only five years?

Two recent major national news stories coming out of Pennsylvania — the Sandusky / PSU /… Read the rest

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Baffled, Befuddled, and Bamboozled: Penn State Trustees and NCAA are Sinking

By at August 9, 2012 | 7:41 pm | 0 Comment

Baffled, Befuddled, and Bamboozled: Penn State Trustees and NCAA are Sinking

When we last left the baffled and befuddled Penn State trustees, they were trying to figure out what happened in the Great NCAA Sanctimonious Sanction.

What happened is that the NCAA bamboozled university president Dr. Rodney Erickson. The NCAA—having spent… Read the rest

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Labor Not Represented in Management of ‘The People’s Universities’

By at December 14, 2011 | 7:20 am | 1 Comments

Labor Not Represented in Management of ‘The People’s Universities’

Although more than one million Pennsylvanians are members of labor unions, and the state has a long history of worker exploitation and union activism, neither of the two largest university systems has a labor representative on its governing board.

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This Year’s Smarties Awards

By at December 7, 2011 | 11:55 am | 2 Comments

This Year’s Smarties Awards

I admit it – I am a sentimentalist and a sucker for tradition. So, it pains me greatly that budget cuts have forced a hiatus for TV Smart Talk this December which precludes me from hosting the annual Smarties

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The Sanctimonious Scavengers of the Penn State Scandal

By at November 23, 2011 | 7:55 am | 5 Comments

The Sanctimonious Scavengers of the Penn State Scandal

There is nothing the media love more than a good celebrity sex scandal.

Since the story of Scarlett Johansson’s purloined nude pictures had run its course, and the media squeezed every drop of ink it could from the Kim Kardashian/Kris… Read the rest

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Penn State Trustees Violated State Law

By at November 21, 2011 | 9:47 pm | 3 Comments

Penn State Trustees Violated State Law

The Penn State Board of Trustees may have several times violated state law for its failure to publicly announce meetings and how it handled the firing of Coach Joe Paterno. However, these violations may be the… Read the rest

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Earthquake in State College, Now Here Comes the Tsunami

By at November 7, 2011 | 8:03 am | 6 Comments

Earthquake in State College, Now Here Comes the Tsunami

Late this past week an earthquake was felt in State College, and the resulting cascade of day-by-day events signal that a tsunami is following close behind.  If you think that an earthquake is bad, wait until the tsunami hits.  It’s… Read the rest

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