Conscious Choice cover

From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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3rd largest insurer begins retreat from Obamacare

Finding out what’s in it: Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurer and faced with $300 million in loses, has decided against expanding its participation in the Obamacare exchanges.

They also announced that they are re-evaluating their entire participation in the remaining exchanges.

In related news, Obamacare rates are likely to go up from 23% to 45% in Illinois, and 17.3% in Michigan.

But don’t worry, we’ve got the situation covered. We’re going to vote for Hillary Clinton and Democrats, the people that gave us this failed law. They’ll surely fix it!

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2 comments

  • chris

    You think health care is expensive now, wait till you see how much it costs when it is free. :0

  • wayne

    -With Aetna’s announcement, this makes all *5* of the nations top insurer’s, who have recently reported massive losses within the “exchanges,” and an intent to get out of them, as much as they can, going forward.
    -Individual State affiliates of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield organization as well, as Mr. Z has covered previously, have also reported similar losses & future intentions.

    -As well, in Michigan in particular, BC/BS manages a majority of Medicare “medi-gap,” policies. By prior agreement with the State of Michigan and the Feds, BC/BS policy prices were frozen for the past 10+ years, –the agreement ends on January 1st 2017, and by all reports BC/BS intends to raise those prices 100%, and has already begun notifying policy holders.

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