Introduction by Chris Moore:
We knew former Penn State President Graham Spanier was a low-cunning sleaze, having been fired for covering up ongoing sexual abuse and pedophilia perpetrated by one of the university's footbal coaches at Nittany Lion athletic facilities for years.
But who knew how filthy this lowdown Jewish Zionist really was?
As Thomas Naylor reports in the following column, Spanier was chairman of the board of the Christian Children’s Fund, one of the largest Christian children's charities in the world, during a 1990's scandal in which an investigation found CCF executives and board members used charitable donations for lavish office furnishings and expensive travel budgets...yet another abuse that Spanier and his cronies tried to hush up when Naylor himself, then a board member, attempted to blow the whistle (Naylor was removed from the board).
So what was a filthy Judeo like Spanier even doing sitting on the board of a "Christian" children's charity?
The Judeo-Christian Zionist racket, evil incarnate, indeed. -- C.M.
The 1994 Christian Children’s Fund Scandal
(CounterPunch.org) -- by THOMAS H. NAYLOR --
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s connection to the university’s football related sex scandal was not his first brush with scandal involving a major organization under his watch. In 1994, while he was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska, Spanier was also Chairman of the Board of the Christian Children’s Fund, the largest child sponsorship organization in the world, located in Richmond, Virginia. After serving on the CCF board myself for two years, in March, 1994, I was kicked off the board for whistle blowing. Subsequently, I went public with my charges of corruption against the $112 million organization, which claimed to support 400,000 children in 40 countries, whose board Spanier chaired.
Not unlike hundreds of thousands of other Americans, I too had been seduced by emotionally charged television advertisements extolling the virtues of sending a monthly check to a private child sponsorship organization such as Childreach or World Vision. Long before I joined the board of CCF, I had been a sponsor of a child in Bangladesh through Save the Children. The possibility of sponsoring one’s own child in an impoverished third-world country has enormous appeal. It is neat, clean, tax-deductible, and hassle-free. You do not have to travel anywhere; you need not see or touch any smelly, filthy children; and you avoid the risk of disease and sickness. Even though you are completely detached from your child, writing a check makes you feel good.
During my first year on the CCF board I sat on the audit committee, where I was exposed to a series of quarterly horror stories describing incidents of fraud, theft, and mismanagement in CCF projects in places such as Brazil, Haiti, India, Thailand, Ethiopia, Oklahoma, and North Dakota. After awhile I realized that none of these problems were ever reported to have been resolved. Then one day a new board member, upon hearing the stories of the internal auditor, proclaimed, “This is scary stuff.” And he was right. I decided to dig deeper into the matter.
The bedrock on which child sponsorship organizations based their fund raising appeals was the so-called 80-20 rule. CCF was no exception to the rule. For every dollar received from sponsors, CCF claimed that 80 cents went to support children and that the remaining 20 cents was used for management and fund raising. There was only one catch. It was not true.
One of CCF’s accountants led me by the hand through the organization’s sophisticated accounting system and convinced me that no one really knew how much of each contribution dollar actually reached the children. As a result of creative accounting and an inadequate financial information and control system, the percentage of each sponsorship dollar spent on children could be as low as 50 percent. This got my attention.
I began turning up the heat on the board to look into this egregious matter. The board members were unamused. Their response was a combination of denial and an attempt to discredit me. My fate was sealed at the January, 1994 board meeting when I suggested that the CCF board was little more than a cheerleading team for the organization’s CEO. One board member became so enraged that he threatened to throw me out of the window of a five-story building...MORE...LINK
Reptilian Graham Spanier -- a long, self-serving history of covering-up abuse of children for himself and his cronies
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