Posts Tagged ‘Penn State’
Corbett Universally, Deservedly Panned for Penn State Lawsuit

Corbett Universally, Deservedly Panned for Penn State Lawsuit

Nothing to see here. As has been the case through much of his governorship, Gov. Tom Corbett recently made what was probably the wrong decision. He announced—via pep rally!—that he’d be filing a federal law suit to, as the New York Times put it. “force the NCAA to revoke the highly deserved sanctions imposed on the school and its powerful football...

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DAILY GRINDER: Is Philly Plane Bomb Hoax Just Like the Taliban?

In light of the Facebook/Philadelphia airplane debacle which occurred over the past week (a call was made to Philly airport police warning that a plane headed from Philadelphia to Dallas had explosives on board…the plane turned around, landed, and it turned out to be a hoax…Then the person who was accused of having said fake bombs in the first place...

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DAILY GRINDER: PA Atheist to Desecrate Quran if ‘Year of Religious Diversity’ Resolution Passed

DAILY GRINDER: PA Atheist to Desecrate Quran if ‘Year of Religious Diversity’ Resolution Passed

Image: American Atheists Ernest Pearce V, the director of the state chapter of the American Atheists (the same group that put up the “Slaves, Obey Your Masters” billboard in Harrisburg) says if the House passes a new resolution in the fall, which would hilariously call 2012 the “Year of Religious Diversity” in addition to “Year of the Bible,”...

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DAILY GRINDER: Over 1,000 Black Philadelphians Get Funds From Wells Fargo Predatory Lending Settlement

DAILY GRINDER: Over 1,000 Black Philadelphians Get Funds From Wells Fargo Predatory Lending Settlement

Fer Gregory / Shutterstock An investigation stemming from July 2010 found that Wells Fargo Mortgage and Wells Fargo Financial Pa. Inc. violated the Pa. Human Relations Act when they discriminated by race, targeting African American borrowers for high interest loans regardless of their ability to pay. This, of course, sent many African American families throughout...

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DAILY GRINDER: Sen. Casey Wants to Ban Robotripping

DAILY GRINDER: Sen. Casey Wants to Ban Robotripping

'Don't robotrip, kids.' Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey has introduced legislation that would outlaw the sale of cough syrup containing dextromethorphan to teenagers. He’s calling the legislation Repeal of the Brain-Killing DXM Robotripping Bill. (OK, he’s not calling it that. But as an homage to the multiple health care repeal bills in...

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Some Still Questioning Sandusky Investigation

In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky ruling, in which the former Penn State football defense coordinator was found guilty of 45 of 48 child sexual abuse charges, some have openly wondered whether Governor Tom Corbett, while he was attorney general of the state, did enough to investigate and prosecute the former Penn State football coach. And a bipartisan team of...

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DAILY GRINDER: ESPN Alleges Gov. Corbett Had JoePa Fired

DAILY GRINDER: ESPN Alleges Gov. Corbett Had JoePa Fired

Next time: Just get me season tickets. ESPN’s Outside the Lines has a story out which alleges Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett ordered the firing of Joe Paterno from Penn State, and, as many would believe, by extension, killed him? (Your Facebook friend: BLESS JOEPAS HEART, HE NEEDED WORK TO LIVE!) The piece reads: “And the governor said, ‘I told...

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DAILY GRINDER: Lawyer Blames Attorney General for Joe Paterno’s Death

We love accused child torturer Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer, Karl Rominger. And not in a good way: He just has that umph! you only see in the slimiest, greasiest of defense attorneys. Now, he’s blaming the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and grand jury report about the investigation into his client, for murdering former Penn State football coach Joe...

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DAILY GRINDER: GOP Cries Foul After their Gerrymandered Map Gets Thrown Out

See what happens when you act like children? The Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the GOP’s legislative redistricted map because it was redrawn in pretty outrageous ways to favor a reddened Pennsylvania in U.S. Congress. Even more than it already was. Now, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Max Baer says it’s possible the 2012 elections will be voted...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter ‘Absolutely’ Stands Behind ‘Idiots and Assholes’ Remark

DAILY GRINDER: Nutter ‘Absolutely’ Stands Behind ‘Idiots and Assholes’ Remark

Conservative website The Daily Caller caught up with Mayor Michael Nutter at the U.S. Conference of Mayors fantasy camp in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Daily Caller journalist Nicholas Ballasy had a few questions for Nutter—including what the federal government has/hasn’t done for U.S. cities to fight crime and what he had to say to ‘critics’ who say the...

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