Penn State assistant coach: ‘I did the right thing’ – Source: MSNBC

Mike McQueary, the Penn State assistant coach who told a grand jury he witnessed former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy in the shower in 2002, told colleagues in an email, "I did the right thing."

McQueary has not spoken publicly since the Penn State scandal broke. But, last week, in an email obtained exclusively by NBC News, he told friends and former teammates: (Read more)

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Herman Cain Backs Collective Bargaining For Public Employees – Source: HuffPost

In a move that will undoubtedly puzzle if not enrage conservative voters, Herman Cain said in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Monday that he supported the rights of public workers to collectively bargain. He also said he believed that Ohio Gov. John Kasich went too far when he tried to strip those rights with Senate Bill 5. (Read more)

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Penn State: Sandusky proclaims innocence in NBC interview – Source: News & Observer

NEW YORK — A former Penn State football assistant coach charged with sexually abusing eight boys in a scandal that has rocked the university said Monday that there was no abuse and that any activities in a campus shower with a boy were just horseplay, not molestation.

In a telephone interview Monday night on NBC News’ "Rock Center," Bob Costas asked Jerry Sandusky if he’s a pedophile and Sandusky responded, "No." (Read more)

Response: Why in the hell did this dude take showers with these little boys? Curmilus Dancy II – The DCN Publisher

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Anita Hill on Herman Cain Allegations – Source: The Root

At Time magazine’s Person of the Year event, Anita Hill was asked to discuss her thoughts about the sexual harassment allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain and how they might affect his campaign.

Initially hesitant to respond at all, she ultimately addressed the tenor of the public response to the allegations, saying, "We have evolved tremendously" with . . . (Read more)

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Cain Accuser’s Ex-Boyfriend Supports Harassment Claims – Source: The New York ?Times

Victor Zuckerman, a pediatrician, said on Monday that he was dating Sharon Bialek in the 1990s when she told him that Herman Cain had touched her inappropriately.

Dr. Zuckerman held a news conference Monday with Gloria Allred, the lawyer who represents Ms. Bialek, in an attempt to buttress the allegations that Ms. Bialek lodged against the Republican presidential candidate last week. (Read more)

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Michele Bachmann On Jerry Sandusky Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal: I’d ‘Beat Him To A Pulp’- Source: HuffPost

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann had some fighting words for former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, charged this month for sexual abuse toward young boys.

"I think my automatic reaction would be, even though I’m a small woman, I’d want to go find that guy and beat him to a pulp," Bachmann said on NBC’s "Meet The Press" Sunday. (Read more)

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Did Race Explain Penn State’s Blind Eye to Sex Scandal? – Source: The Hutchinson Report

Enough of the ghoulish, sordid facts are known about the Penn State University child sex scandal to say this. The alleged child rapes were known by some athletic department members, up to and including the football program boss, JoePa, Joe Paterno. The rumors, or worse, knowledge of the rapes may have been known by or at least heard of by others still unnamed that could eventually be a winding tangle through university staff, faculty, administrators, trustees, and corporate donors, and politicians. (Read more)

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