Daily Archives: 6 June 2010

Worldview Web Roundup for 20100606

Remembering D-Day and understanding today. Lumberjack Commandos. The fourth verse of The Star Spangled Banner. Eight rules for writing fiction from Kurt Vonnegut. Via Wired, Scitable, a social networking site for science and scientific collaboration from the Nature Publishing Group. Not for the … Continue reading

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The history of libertarian patriotism

The fourth verse of The Star Spangled Banner, circa 1814 by Francis Scott Key: Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land … Continue reading

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Lumberjack Commandos

Via the Today I Found Out weblog:

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6 June 1944: Remembering a day when no cost was too great because humanity was at stake

66 years ago today, the Allied forces of the United States, United Kingdom, France, Poland, and others stormed onto the beaches of Normandy and began the long battle for Europe that would topple the Third Reich. Estimates say the Allies … Continue reading

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