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daftbeaker wrote:England needs own word for schadenfreude (notty words)
In a remarkable bit of irony, the stereotyped socialists of Western Europe root for soccer teams that compete in a ruthlessly free-market system while the supposedly rugged individualists of the American plains root for football teams that share wealth and resources in order to grow the sport as a whole.
1745: With seven Chelsea players booked and two sent off, QPR manage to beat them with a squad costing roughly the same as Fernando Torres' smallest eye lash.
PKMKII wrote:Joe Paterno fired as Penn State football head coach.
This stinks. He already announced that he was retiring at the end of the season, which is universally regarded as the polite way for a guy caught in a scandal to quit. Why fire him?
Joe Paterno wrote:This is a tragedy. It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more.
(My bold.)Linda Kelly, Attorney General wrote:Despite a powerful eyewitness statement about the sexual assault of a child, this incident was not reported to any law enforcement or child protective agency, as required by Pennsylvania law. Additionally, there is no indication that anyone from the university ever attempted to learn the identity of the child who was sexually assaulted on their campus or made any follow-up effort to obtain more information from the person who witnessed the attack firsthand.
daftbeaker wrote:F*** him and f*** anyone that stands up for him. If anything he, and anyone else that didn't inform the police, should be prosecuted for conspiracy.
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