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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Quote of the Day (Ken Burns, on the ‘Only Reason to Study War’)
“The only reason to study war is to remind us of its
cost.”—Documentarian Ken Burns, from
the stage of the Amphitheater of the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, in
discussing the Civil War, August 5, 2014
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand