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Penn State penalty unfair, but the right thing

Obama_IS_The_One Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 4:29 PM
Good points. Your take is rational and fair and it's clear you're not blinded by being a "homer" and you're not blinded by hate... rather refreshing.

Every parent worth his or her salt at one time or another has done what the NCAA did this week when sanctioning Penn State University.

Confronted with the misdeeds of our children, we parents often are forced to act in a manner that quickly and emphatically sends a message: Your actions have consequences, not only for yourself, but also for those whom you selfishly neglected to consider.

The goal is to teach an invaluable life lesson: Innocent people are hurt by your selfish actions. That’s what makes them selfish. That’s what makes them wrong.

This week, the NCAA said as much...