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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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China launches three military ocean reconnaissance satellites

China successfully used its Long March 4C rocket to launch three military ocean reconnaissance satellites on Friday, March 13, 2021 (in China).

The article also includes some details about the upcoming schedule of launches in connection with China’s space station, beginning with the April 29th launch of the station’s first module, Tianhe-1, followed in May by the launch and docking of its unmanned Tianzhou-2 cargo freighter, and then followed by the first crew in June.

The 2021 launch race:

7 SpaceX
6 China
3 Russia
1 Rocket Lab
1 Virgin Orbit
1 Northrop Grumman
1 India

The U.S. still leads China 10 to 6 in the national rankings.

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5 comments

  • Cotour

    JOE BIDEN, RINO REPUBLICANS AND THE COMMUNIST CHINESE

    The installed American president, Joe Biden, installed by the Democrat party leadership and those Leftists who now inhabit their halls of political power are in the process of further selling America out to the Communist Chinese. And the Communist Chinese have plans for the world and for their population that you as an everyday semi politically conscious American citizen are not at all aware of. You are going to have to wake up.

    Seemorerocks: The CCP’s 13579 Plan (Biochemical Weapon Plan) (robinwestenra.blogspot.com)

    “The goal of “cleaning up America: We are not as foolish as to want to perish together with America by using nuclear weapons,” the general said. “Only by using non-destructive weapons that can kill many people will we be able to reserve America for ourselves.” The answer is found in biological weapons.

    “Of course,” he added, “we have not been idle. In the past years, we have seized the opportunity to master weapons of this kind.” The ruling Chinese Communist Party considers biological weapons to be the most important weapons for accomplishing their goal of “cleaning up America.”

    Chi credits former Party leader Deng Xiaoping with putting biological weapons ahead of all other weapon systems in the Chinese arsenal: “When Comrade Xiaoping was still with us, the Party Central Committee had the perspicacity to make the right decision not to develop aircraft carrier groups and focus instead on developing lethal weapons that can eliminate mass populations of the enemy country.”

    Reported deaths due to Covid19 in China: 90,000 reported Covid19 cases in China. Number of deaths due to Covid19 in China: 4636 individual deaths due to Covid 19. In comparison not many Chinese die from the virus and that is where it one way or another originated. They closed down their country all while allowing the virus to be exported to the rest of the world.

    Total number of Covid infections in the world: 119,187,414 people infected with Covid19. Number of deaths in the world due to Covid19: 2,641,707 individual deaths due to Covid19.

    The numbers if accurate do not lie. And the Democrat installed, Joe Biden presidency is now actively giving cover to the Communist Chinese all while he is incentivizing and allowing our Southern border to be literally invaded by illegal immigrants who are turning up infected with Covid19. All during a continuing global pandemic. Does that make any sense to you America?

    Are you getting it yet Democrats and middle of the road Republicans? Can you see what is going on yet? We are all being sold out America, you are financing and facilitating your own destruction by empowering these un American Liberal, Leftist Democrats and RINO Republicans.

  • Col Beausabre

    RORSATS for locating an American ship for their “Carrier Killer” missiles.

  • Jeff Wright

    The Pentagon still thinks we are fighting the Battle of Midway

  • Col Beausabre

    Jeff, OK, what’s your strategy for a multi-purpose platform to dominate the Pacific Ocean

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