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For years, I've heard or read "Joe must go" refrains from Penn State fans and other college football watchers. But that was only about football games, a boring offense, a 6-5 record.

Now it's about why he didn't go to law enforcement or a child abuse helpline when a graduate assistant told Paterno he'd seen a former assistant coach having sex with a boy in the Penn State football facility.

And now the chant is louder, and only sometimes qualified.

From Bob Ford at the Philadelphia Inquirer (http://ow.ly/7kq8I ): "Joe Paterno is done."

From Mike Wise at The Washington Post (http://ow.ly/7kq7M ): "If Sandusky is guilty, Paterno would be guilty ..."

From Dan Wetzel at Yahoo! Sports (http://ow.ly/7kqaJ ): "While (Paterno) may have committed no crime, he must fully explain the actions he took after hearing such an unspeakable allegation."

From Gene Collier in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://ow.ly/7kqqK ): "It's truly staggering that these professional academics -- including Paterno -- when faced with an allegation so serious and so sanctimoniously mishandled by the Catholic church almost simultaneously, somehow knew only the wrong thing to do."

From a Catholic priest who founded an organization to counsel abuse survivors, via the New York Daily News (http://ow.ly/7kquN ): “At the very least, he should be fired,” said Robert Hoatson. “Any adult who learns about a child being abused should immediately go to the police.”

What Paterno did -- and apparently didn't do, according to the grand jury presentment -- has given child abuse protection advocates a platform to drive their point home.

@aaroncitychurch on Twitter (+Aaron Anderson ) posted this, for those of you in Pennsylvania: "Sandusky story is troubling. 800-932-0313 is the PA Childline number to call if you suspect abuse"

If you're not in Pennsylvania, this might be a good time to Google the child abuse prevention hotline where you are, and write it down, just in case.
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One of the few existing recordings of Hitler speaking in his everyday voice. Pretty chilling. Deeper than I would have thought, too.
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If memory serves Bruno Ganz used this recording to prep his performance as Hitler in 'Downfall'. It is bizarre listening to him in normal conversation.
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Hosting another Hangout tonight around 8ET. Will record it and post the video again, like last time. Reply here if you'd like to participate and I'll add you to the invite circle.
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A look at the history behind Prop 8, California's ban on gay marriage that was struck down in federal court today. (You can register here to make predictions: https://correctnicity.com/user/registration/)
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Note to Secret Santa: This'll do. Thanks. (h/t +Jason Konopinski)
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Take a look at the photo in this article. It was taken by Joao Silva, the award-winning photog who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan. This is his first photo assignment since then; he also happens to be a patient at Walter Reed.

Welcome back, Joao.
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scare tactics. "cut spending? we'll just close your biggest VA Hospital. take that, republicans and veterans" ugh
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Ever wonder what it would be like to be Helen Keller? Wonder no more!
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Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips.
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The Simpsons Will Finally Be Available to Stream
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As part of a nine-figure FXX syndication deal, all 24 seasons will be available on the soon-to-be-released FXNOW app, not Netflix.

How to Make a Custom Facebook Profile Cover Photo – Stefan Becket
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How to Make a Custom Facebook Profile Cover Photo UPDATE II 10/1/2011: Matt points out down in the comments that your profile picture has to

Adding the +1 Button - +1 Button API - Google Code
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Using APIs: Not Quite as Hard as it Looks
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Using the APIs really isn't as hard to use as people seem to think. In this post, I'm going to show you how you can make use of APIs (perhap

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Step-by-step instructions on how to track clicks on Google +1 and Facebook Like buttons. Prove social ROI by measuring these on-site social

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Mitch McConnell Throws a Wrench into Debt Limit Talks Mitch McConnell, Republican leader in the Senate, decided to throw a wrench into the u

Otto von Hapsburg Dead at 98 — Stefan Becket
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Otto von Hapsburg Dead at 98 http://nyti.ms/kZ3tOw Otto von Hapsburg was the young son of Emperor Charles I of Austria-Hungary in June 1914

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The Fascinating Collapse of the News of the World The British press is notorious for their cutthroat, at-all-costs, ruthless reporting pract

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I should also point out that I have men with guns that surround them often, and a great incentive for running for reelection is that it mean

The House of Representatives is full of idiots. – Stefan Becket
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The House of Representatives is full of idiots. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/in-congress-blowing-gunsmoke/2012/06/20/gJQA4eULrV_st

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Stefan Becket. home; about me; twitter; contact; ask me anything; archives. The Photo That's Taking China By Storm. 2:29PM, Aug 18, 2011

Casus belli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Casus belli is a Latin expression meaning the justification for acts of war. Casus means "incident", "rupture" or indeed

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Twitter Tools: Retweets, Favorites, Unfollowers, & More You May Be Missing I’ve been fairly active on Twitter for about eight or nine mo