Baffled, Befuddled, and Bamboozled: Penn State Trustees and NCAA are Sinking

  by WALTER BRASCH   When we last left the baffled and befuddled Penn State trustees, they were trying to figure out what happened in the Great NCAA Sanctimonious Sanction. What happened is that the NCAA bamboozled university president Dr. Rodney Erickson. The NCAA—having spent most of its history figuring … Continue reading

More Jokes From the Penn State Trustees

   by WALTER BRASCH   Whenever I need a couple of laughs, I turn to the bumbling self-aggrandizing antics of the Republican wing of Congress. However, in the past few months, the Penn State Board of Trustees has done the near-impossible; they have provided more laughs than the menagerie in … Continue reading

Sanctimonious Hypocrites Can’t Diminish the Warmth for Joe Paterno

Gov. Tom Corbett (R-Pa.) praised Joe Paterno and ordered flags on all state buildings to fly at half-staff for four days. That would be the same Tom Corbett who had said he was “personally disappointed” in Joe Paterno for not doing more to alert authorities in the Jerry Sandusky case, … Continue reading

Penn State Trustees May Also Have Violated

  by WALTER BRASCH  The Penn State Board of Trustees may have several times violated state law for its failure to publicly announce meetings and how it handled the firing of Coach Joe Paterno. However, these violations may be the least of the Board’s worries, as it scrambles to reduce … Continue reading

The Sanctimonious Scavengers of the Penn State Scandal

  by WALTER BRASCH   There is nothing the media love more than a good celebrity sex scandal. Since the story of Scarlett Johansson’s purloined nude pictures had run its course, and the media squeezed every drop of ink it could from the Kim Kardashian/Kris Humphries engagement/wedding/marriage/divorce, they had to … Continue reading