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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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Boeing to cut 30 percent of its management ranks.

Boeing to cut 30 percent of its management ranks.

This could be good news for the company. If they do this right, they will reduce their costs without hurting their ability to produce. That they made this announcement today, the day after the election, and that the cuts mostly involve their defense work also suggests it is linked to sequestration, despite the company’s denial.

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5 comments

  • Kelly Starks

    Really, they are expecting a rapid worldwide decline in economy and market. So they are looking to scale down the company to the new pourer future they see before us all.

  • I think we will see a LOT of rifs in the defense industry in the next few months.

  • Patrick

    I’m already seeing it.

    Just on the fear of these coming budget cuts we have already lost 10% or so of our sales.

    And the heads are making noise about loosing more.

    I work for a company that manufactures electronics for those companies that build things for the government.
    We are no longer even making replacement parts for the M1 Abrams tank because this administration has decided that the US doesn’t need a main battle tank. And can’t think of something to replace them with.

  • Kelly Starks

    He doesn’t think the US should have a military — except when he wants to use it.

    Yeah, expect the US mil to be eviscerated.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Kelly, you are exactly right – unless the military can do something to make HIM look good – like getting bin Laden – he has no use for them. Completely unrelated to this thread (but relevant) is the fact that while using them this way, he did everything in his power to ensure military ballots would not get to the troops in time to be counted. I believe I read the military vote was down 70% this year compared to ’08…

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