Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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Leftist election terrorism

They’re coming for you next: The level of hatred and insanity coming from the partisan left has in the past two years steadily moved from mere vicious hyperbole to increasing violence. The upcoming midterm elections is now fueling this increase in violence, as seen by these stories from yesterday:

The first two stories were generated mostly by Twitter threats, a sewer of such vicious evil. They might not result in violence, but such leftist threats on Twitter are definitely becoming more common. And interestingly, even as Twitter is shutting down conservative speech it seems to have little problem with death threats against conservatives.

The third story however is more worrisome. It is part of a pattern where the insane over-the-top statements by Democratic Party elected officials is fueling a hatred among those who are less than stable themselves, resulting in acts of violence. Nor is this the only story recently where an unstable person attacked something or someone because they were perceived as conservative.

And the craziness on the left shows no signs of letting up, as indicated by the decision of leftist Las Vegas professor to shoot himself in the arm “in protest of President Donald Trump.” Though I have no evidence to support this theory, it appears to me from the story that he might have planned on suicide, but chickened out.

I am very worried that in the next two months we will see at least one attack against Republicans similar to the attempted mass murder last year of Republican congressmen at a charity baseball practice. In fact, I fear that such violence is almost certain.


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  • Jwing

    Their unhinged actions belie the fact that we are winning the argument Stand back, and watch them loose it just like they did at the ‘68 Democratic convention in Chicago.
    Socialism is a flawed economic theory, and the world is just about done with its appeal.

  • Col Beausabre

    In regard to the incidents

    1. The amount of pure unadulterated HATE in the replies to the commentator is stunning. They view THEMSELVES as the victims here.

    2. Given the number of Trump supporters who are firearms owners, pulling a gun at a Trump rally could be a terminal misteak – like trying armed robbery in a gun shop (tip: everyone behind the counter is armed and knows how to shoot)

    Instant karma, Baby !

    3, I’ve been predicting this for months – wait till there’s a shoot out with bullets directed both left and right

    4. a. Good to know that Young America is being taught by a crazy who needs to spend a while in the loony bin
    b. A 22 ? This guy is a wimp, a poseur. You use that caliber on squirrels for Pete’s sake. People have survived a 22 shot to the skull. If I had to pick a way to shoot myself with minimal damage, I’d use a 22 on an extremity like him.
    c. He’ll probably bitch when his insurance doesn’t cover his trip to the ER. “I’ d be covered under Obamacare!”
    d, And there’ll be idiots who’ll contribute to his GoFundMe page to cover the bills.

  • Michael

    “Given the number of Trump supporters who are firearms owners, pulling a gun at a Trump rally could be a terminal misteak”

    Problem is that it will be the guy who shoot’s back that will be arrested. And it will go downhill from there.

    The other issue is that once the shooting starts it will be awful hard to stop. I sort of envision something like the “Troubles” they had in Ireland.

  • Cotour

    I wonder, if he had injured or killed him would CNN even have acknowledged either?

    Its not even fake news anymore, its not even news now.

    What will they do when it is really set off and Mueller has to close it all up because its all been a manufactured, fraudulent set up from the start, when Strzock and Page are sued, when Comey and McCabe are indicted, when Michael Flynn walks, when Ohr is indicted or when Rosenstein has to recuse himself, what will they do?

    Fingers in their ears, no, no, no, la, la, la, la, la, la, ooooh, ooooh, ooooh, ooooh

    And then the sanatorium? Or open civil warfare?

  • Edward_2

    That regressive professor should of held his arm against his head when he shot his arm.

  • Chris

    I think the call by Rep Steve Scalise in today’s Fox News feed is applicable.

    I wonder what the reactions from the officials (senators, representatives and Democrat party officials) if any will be to this?

  • Cotour

    In the age of Trump a Liberal Democrat talking head who I consider a New World Order Globalist and Soros apologist amazingly speaks some truth to his rabid Leftist brethren.

    Fareed Zakaria actually recognizes the un American folly of those who propose denying others their free speech because it is not in line with their own thinking.

    One gold star for Fareed Zakaria.

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