A Child Abuse Investigator's Opinion of Joe Paterno: "He Chose Evil"
This is a guest post by Patrick Perion, a child abuse investigator working in the Mid West. In the wake of the testimony in the Jerry Sandusky child rape trial being unsealed, there is new shock and outrage directed at Penn State and Joe Paterno -- and rightly so. Paterno ...read more
What the Hell Is Wrong With NBC?
It probably seems like I write quite a bit about NBC and its problems. In fact, I do, and there's a reason for this. I spent a good portion of my career in television news working for NBC, at both the national and local level, and that time with the network always represented ...read more
Stop the Sandusky Interview, NBC
I was going to save this for tomorrow's column and actually may still have something to say about it after the segment in question airs in the morning. But in the desperate hope that somebody at NBC News might listen and put the brakes on what could very well be the biggest ...read more
"We Are..." Still Not Getting It
By Chez Pazienza: I'll make this quick. The subject of the Penn State sex abuse scandal has always been an odd one for me when it comes to being able to make any sort of comment. The reason for this is that there's a kind of conflict of interest at play -- namely, all of my ...read more
Just the Facts
Ever wonder how long you have to wait to get divorced in Washington DC, how much debt the average law student has after graduating, or how many women motorcycle riders there are in America? Just the facts...: PENN STATE: According to the U.S. Department of Education financial ...read more
David Brooks Apologizes for Penn State Cover Up
In a truly astonishing piece, David Brooks manages to apologize for those who failed to report on the horrific sexual abuse scandal at Penn State by intellectualizing human responses to witnessing crime. Apparently, not reporting child rape is ok because: Even in ...read more