published Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Putting away a predator

The name "Jerry Sandusky" was that of a leader, a community activist who devoted much of his life to underprivileged and "at-risk" youth and a Penn State football coach serving under the legendary Joe Paterno -- before 2011.

Last year, after a two-year investigation by a grand jury, Jerry Sandusky was charged with 52 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period.

The name of Jerry Sandusky, who was found guilty Friday by a jury of his peers in Bellefonte, Pa., now will be synonymous with child predator.

After only 20 hours of deliberation by a sequestered jury, a guilty verdict on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse involving 10 boys, according to news accounts. During a two-week trial, the courtroom served as the canvas for a picture of an absolute predator who played "tickle monster" in locker room showers and engaged in aggressive oral and anal sex with boys as young as 8, all of whom were drawn into a trusting relationship with a man whose Jekyll-and-Hyde existence was cloaked by his charity.

Immediately after the case went to the jury for deliberation, Matt Sandusky, one of Jerry Sandusky's adopted sons, dramatically converted from a defender of his accused father to a self-proclaimed victim of sexual abuse. That information was not part of the jury's decision.

A handcuffed Sandusky left the courtroom escorted by law enforcement and the clearly audible "Rot in hell!" scoff of an onlooker. He was placed in the rear of a patrol car en route to his first night as a convicted felon.

The fact that our children are over-sexualized by elements of entertainment and media in which age-inappropriate content is fed to them is only part of our problem. Too often, the new normal for many children is to see and hear images that desensitize them to behavior that is, in reality, outside the realm of acceptable and normal.

The name Jerry Sandusky joins that of too many who have robbed the innocence of young people through their evil acts. The hope is this tragedy will heighten our appreciation for the beauty of inquisitive, trusting children, steel our anger and strengthen our resolve for the swift pursuit for justice when any person chooses to prey upon our children.

While child predators may not kill our children, they take their lives away. Let the punishment fit the crime.

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Easy123 said...

You're a liar. Raping children is not the homosexual agenda.

I think you're a member of NAMBLA, Ken. You seem to know so much about it. You mention it in almost all of your posts. Why is this?

June 26, 2012 at 12:50 a.m.
raygunz said...

I heard that Sandusky ,although in protective custody and on suicide watch,is being "serenaded" nightly by the other inmates,,"hey chester,leave those kids alone"!

I would venture to say he's in HELL already and will be for as long as he lives! After that,he'll be in HELL some more!

I'm ok with that.

June 26, 2012 at 12:50 a.m.
Easy123 said...

It's not a homosexual group. Pedopholia is not homosexuality or heterosexuality. Why don't you understand that?

June 26, 2012 at 1:04 a.m.
Easy123 said...

When an adult human rapes a human child, it is called pedophilia. It is evil across the board. You wouldn't call a man raping a little girl heterosexual sex, would you?

These actions do not fall into the categories hetero- or homosexual.

You try to push this lie because you feel that it will help your propaganda along. You're wrong Ken. And you know it.

June 26, 2012 at 1:17 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Ken,

Who is supporting child rape? Please show me.

I'm amazed at how big of a charlatan and deceiver you are. I'm sure your "god" would be proud.

June 26, 2012 at 1:18 a.m.
conservative said...

How this homosexual and child predator was allowed to get by with his wickedness for so long just astounds me. Many had to have known of his behavior and just refused to get involved. I hope they too are recognized and held accountable.

June 26, 2012 at 7:42 a.m.
conservative said...

I believe television has had much to do with the toleration, acceptance and even glorification of homosexuality. Homosexuals are often portrayed as witty, charming people and most importantly normal. There is nothing normal about homosexuality either physically or morally. They live in constant turmoil and affect in adverse ways nearly all they come in contact with.

Sandusky's vile behavior will forever stain the lives of his family, relatives, friends, associates, the university of Penn State and who knows else. Mostly importantly for him unless he repents and receives Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior he will spend eternity in Hell.

June 26, 2012 at 9:15 a.m.
una61 said...

I hope the local school board has a policy forbidding teachers and coaches from showering with students and players.

June 26, 2012 at 11:13 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Conservative,

Homosexuality is normal. And they don't live in constant turmoil. Why do you think you have any insight into the lives of homosexuals? Oh yeah, you're a "Christian" and your kind think they know everything about everyone because of your holy book.

You're a bigot and homophobic.

Ken,

It's not homosexual lust. Pedophilia is totally different.

June 26, 2012 at 11:43 a.m.
Rickaroo said...

"Mostly importantly for him (Sandusky) unless he repents and receives Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior he will spend eternity in Hell." - con-man

Christians are so funny. And by funny I mean disgusting and completely f@#ked up. According to them and their Bible, a person can spend his/her entire life getting away with literal murder, rape, savagery, etc. But as long as you repent before you draw your last breath and profess to simply BELIEVE in their jesus, you will stll be able to get on board that train to heaven. However, if you live your whole life being a good, kind, loving person but you claim to be an atheist, Buddhist, Muslim, or anything other than a Christian, their God sees to it that you will burn in hell for all eternity. So, how you live your life is not really that important; it's just a matter of whether you BELIEVE or not. Yeah, that's some great and noble God you guys worship and that's a really magnanimous moral principle to live by.

Christianity and indeed all of organized religion is the very antithesis of truth and real morality.

June 26, 2012 at 12:54 p.m.
Lr103 said...

una61 said... I hope the local school board has a policy forbidding teachers and coaches from showering with students and players

una61, in many school districts throughout the nation teachers, principals, SROs already have the authority to strip search students. Just last week a 10 year old North Carolina student was strip search by the school principal after another student accused him of stealing 20 bucks. It's only a matter of time, and has likely already taken place, that some adult authority figure will cross the line.

Adults are too trusting and entrust the young to too many individuals with trusting titles just because they have a trusting title. Titles and standing in their communities are the greatest covers for child molesters and pedophiles. They know the higher and more trusting their titles the more they're likely to get away with their misdeeds.

June 26, 2012 at 1:20 p.m.

Constant Turmoil? Isn't that the life of almost everybody in a relationship?

Seriously, have people NEVER paid any attention to the relationship issues million of others have for some reason? You think any of those talk shows are in danger of running out of material?

And FWIW, Toddler refers to both males and females, and yes, men can and do abuse a female child. Which can lead to serious injury.

In which case, no, Homosexual intercourse did not occur.

June 26, 2012 at 4:08 p.m.
shen said...

There are certain fields, positions and professions that are like magnets for child predators and other type abuse they gravitate towards them because they know that's where they have the greatest opportunity to go undected or, even if detected, individuals often look the other way. They're most always selected positions where they have the most authority, trust and control.

June 26, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.
conservative said...

I have run across a couple websites today and I'm sure there are more that claim Jerry Sandusky is not a homosexual! Now one has to be dumber than a box of rocks to say that this man who often engaged in forced homosexual acts with male children is not a homosexual. Equally dumb would be those who could be persuaded to believe the same.

I strongly believe the very Liberal mess media will soon give the sodomite community much air time to promote this vile nonsense.

June 26, 2012 at 5:26 p.m.
Easy123 said...

They aren't homosexual acts.

You're the dumb one.

No one cares what you believe. You're mentally incompetent.

June 26, 2012 at 5:41 p.m.

Not really, as you are still refusing to see.

June 27, 2012 at 12:55 a.m.
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