from The Wall Street Journal
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts related to sexual assault. The jurors found him not guilty on three counts. He was immediately led away from the courthouse in handcuffs.
Jurors announced the verdict Friday after weighing 48 charges accusing him of abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period.
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Wish I could “cheer” the verdict.
I see this as indictment of the Gooferment, our civil society, and “civilization”.
In my worldview, the ONLY reason for “government” is for its supposed protection of “We, The People”.
It has CLEARLY failed. It’s failed the victims. It’s failed the communities. AND, probably more importantly it’s fail the taxpayers.
Imagine “government protection” is a service that your buying with your tax dollars — both overt and those hidden taxes I love so much like inflation and debt. Are you happy with your service in the “Sandusky” matter?
Immoral, ineffective, and certainly hugely inefficient.
Bear in mind that Penn State is a Gooferment “subset”. And, assumed voluntarily by Pennsylvania laws about teachers a higher standard of care for those under its dominion. (Note the root of that word “dominate”. Implies force.)
So it didn’t protect little kids; that’s immoral. Didn’t protect the community from a two legged varmint, And, spent a HUGE amount of resources NOT doing its job.
And, why wasn’t this plea bargained out? Not that I want him to get a wrist slap, but why did we have to pay for a circus?
I smell a politician wanting publicity.
TV camera and newsprint.
As a taxpayer, I’d gig EVERYONE in the prosecution chain of command for this waste of taxpayer money. All involved should have made a deal: he goes away until he’s 100, we convict on ONE fellony charge, and he rats out everything he did, who knew, when did they know, how he got away with it, etc. etc. etc.
We have to have some lessons learned!
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