News Appetizers with A Lot of Bad News

Welcome to the Friday news roundup. I’m afraid there’s not a lot of good out there, though if it bleeds it leads, so perhaps good things are happening, but they aren’t pushing through.

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News Appetizers:The World As It Is Be

Kittens and caboodles – Greetings and welcome, for you have returned for another week of debauchery in the form of a written anecdote, slathered in the “truthiness,” and topped off with some bullshit, all like the news-based sundaes of your dreams. Read More News Appetizers:The World As It Is Be

Sandusky, Paterno, and The Devotion to Rape Apology

“While the rest of the world sees how badly Paterno failed when a graduate assistant informed him in 2002 that he witnessed Sandusky raping a 10-year old boy, the Penn State community sees only the iconic image of the man and an uncertain football future without him. And the reaction is frightening.” Dan Wolken, Of Football and Fury.

“To me, Joe Paterno is still a great man and he will always be a legend. Unfortunately his legacy will be tainted, obviously, by this,” – Paul Posluszny, former Penn State player and current linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars Read More Sandusky, Paterno, and The Devotion to Rape Apology