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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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Another billion in free money for homeowners who can’t pay their mortgage

The Obama administration is offering another billion in free money to homeowners who can’t pay their mortgage.

So, considering the trillions in debt that is overwhelming the budget of the federal government, I wonder where is billion dollars coming from. Do they grow it on trees? I’d really like to know, since it would be nice if I could manufacture cash out of thin air as easily whenever I thought I needed it.

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2 comments

  • John M. Egan

    Is this a great country or what?

  • BSJ

    In a way, it’s not as bad as it seems. My wife works for a non-profit housing trust so I know how the previous programs have worked out. Or in fact, not worked out. Most of the home owners that “should” be helped, don’t even qualify.

    The programs are just political lip service. They get to claim they made X number of million of dollars available, but no one can qualify so the money never gets spent. And just talking to the person to tell them that they don’t qualify counts as “helping” according to the reporting requirements…

    And like the article says, those that get into the program often end up worse off!

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