The NCAA has handed down its sentence on Penn State University’s football program, as outlined in this news release: By perpetuating a “football first” culture that ultimately enabled serial child sexual abuse to occur, The Pennsylvania State University leadership failed to value and uphold institutional integrity, resulting in a breach of the NCAA Constitution and . . . → Read More: My journey with AIDS…and more!: College sports governing body slams Penn State post-Sandusky, Paterno
When does a study on the unconventional shale gas industry become a "shill gas study"? The quick answer: when nearly everyone writing and peer reviewing it has close ties to the industry they're purportedly doing an "objective" study on.
The newest kid on the block: a recent study published by SUNY Buffalo's . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: New Shill Gas Study Published by SUNY Buffalo Institute With Heavy Industry Ties
by Brad Johnson, cross-posted with permission from ThinkProgress.
A coal-industry astroturf group is running a public campaign to harass Pennsylvania State University climate scientist Michael Mann for his “radical agenda” of climate science. The Common Sense Movement/Secure Energy for America Political Action Committee (CSM/SEAPAC) has established a website asking people . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Coal-Powered PAC Runs Harassment Campaign Against Climate Scientist Michael Mann
David Warren on the sexual predators at Penn State: Here, to my mind, is the interesting thing. The background condition of human life is such, that the sexual abuse of minors, and sexual immorality more generally, keeps happening. Children have been… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: C’est La Vie
Very puzzling, but markedly less infuriating than the sexual abuse and cover-up scandal shrouding Penn State University, is the thoughtless, pigskin-headed response last night by student mobs to the sackings of the university president and, much more o… . . . → Read More: My journey with AIDS…and more!: Pig Penn
“I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more.” – Joe Paterno” After learning that he… . . . → Read More: Five of Five: Quote of the Day