This & That: Open Thread

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 5:18 pm

It’s an open thread! Pleeeeease feel free to chat, blogwhore, and link-share in the comment thread… So, this is what my cartoon sockpuppet Bookworm Bob have been looking at since our last This & That post. • Feministing‘s Daniel Tosh “jokes” that woman in audience should be raped at stand-up show: So Tosh then starts [...]

Freeh report: Penn State knew about sex abuse, didn’t give a damn about victims

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 9:36 am

The probe’s “most saddening and sobering finding is the total disregard for the safety and welfare of Sandusky’s child victims by the most senior leaders at Penn State.” –  former FBI director Louis Freeh’s statement on the findings during his investigation of the Penn State scandal. Yes, what about the children? It was the football [...]

Anti-gay filth beyond belief: Public radio host Warren Olney uses Penn State scandal to debate whether gays are fit to raise kids

By: Friday November 11, 2011 7:22 pm

The Penn State situation has allowed anti-gay bigots to take another whack at the “gays-are-child molesters” piñata (see Alvin’s post about the deranged, homo-obsessed fringe bigot Peter LaBarbera, “Scapegoating gay men for the Penn State tragedy“), however, when you hear hate-filled, fact-free garbage that has nothing to do with this scandal being heaped on LGBT [...]

Penn State scandal: it’s about to get much worse than the distraction about Paterno

By: Friday November 11, 2011 7:14 am

What about the children? From the start this has been a stomach-churning, disgusting display of adults behaving badly, the excuse-making, circle-the-wagons-mentality that goes on in universities addicted to the money that their large sports programs bring in. Unless you’ve been under a rock somewhere without a TV or access to the internet, here are the [...]

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