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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.


Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

FDA hearing and comment period for giving COVID vaccines to children 5 to 11

The FDA is going to hold a hearing on October 26, 2021 to discuss whether to allow the experimental vaccines to be given to children ages 5 to 11. From its webpage:

The meeting presentations will be heard, viewed, captioned, and recorded through an online teleconferencing platform. On October 26, 2021, the committee will meet in open session to discuss a request to amend Pfizer-BioNTech’s EUA for administration of their COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to children 5 through 11 years of age. [emphasis mine]

Prior to this meeting the FDA has a public comment period, allowing anyone to comment on this agenda. That five day comment period began today. If you want to comment you can do so here.

This meeting is clearly linked closely to the Biden administration’s announcement today that it is preparing to roll out a campaign to get every child in the country vaccinated, once the FDA approves.

The Biden administration has secured enough vaccine supply to vaccinate the 28 million children ages 5 to 11 who would become eligible for vaccination if the vaccine is authorized for that age group and will help equip more than 25,000 pediatric and primary care offices, hundreds of community health centers and rural health clinics as well as tens of thousands of pharmacies to administer the shots, according to the White House.

“We know millions of parents have been waiting for Covid-19 vaccine for kids in this age group. And should the FDA and (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) authorize the vaccine, we will be ready to get shots in arms,” White House Covid-19 response director Jeff Zients told reporters at a White House Covid-19 briefing on Wednesday. Zients continued: “Kids have different needs than adults and our operational planning is geared to meet those specific needs, including by offering vaccinations in settings that parents and kids are familiar with and trust.”

The administration is also launching a partnership with the Children’s Hospital Association “to work with over 100 children’s hospital systems across the country to set up vaccination sites in November and through the end of the calendar year,” the White House announced.

The administration also plans to help make vaccination available at school and other “community-based sites” with help from Federal Emergency Management Agency funding. The Department of Health and Human Services will also carry out a national public education campaign “to reach parents and guardians with accurate and culturally responsive information about the vaccine and the risks that COVID-19 poses to children.”

Though they are of course not saying so, I guarantee that once vaccines are approved for children, the Biden administration’s next step will be to mandate them for any child who wants to attend public school or be treated any of these hospitals. Expect such mandates to also come down from the various states controlled by the Democratic Party. Your children will no longer be yours at that point.

As I said, you can comment here. I have already done so. A quick look though the 645 comments so far submitted shows them largely against any vaccines for children.

I urge everyone to add their own comments. Let them know what you think. Don’t stand idly by as they not only rob you of your freedom, but your children’s freedom as well.


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  • Cotour

    IMO, and again, I am not a doctor, but from what I have gathered from everything that I have reviewed, no one under the age of 30 years old should be getting this mRNA “Vaccine”. Not unless they have some negative heath indicators.

    It is unreasonable and irrational to suggest otherwise. These mRNA “Vaccines” are unarguably still experimental. The long term data does not exist to establish that it is safe. Why? Because the established time to establish that has not passed. So to suggest that healthy people in general receive it is unreasonable. And to force young children starting at 5 years old that are not developed to receive it is IMO bordering if not absolutely a criminal act by those in government.

    Especially since most of the population of the country has either already received the “Vaccine” in one form or another, or they have had Covid and have immunity the hard way.

    (And to add insult to injury, those people who were hailed as hero’s in the medical, EMS, Police and Fire departments, many of whom have mostly all had Covid are being told that if they will not get this experimental “Vaccine” they will be fired! Thanks but we are done with you after you have already risked your life for the sake of your community and your fellow citizens, we don’t need you any more. We turn our back on you. Remember, government at best is a blunt instrument. And at worst will be the cause of your death or destruction. OUTRAGEOUS!)

    And lets add this to the mix:

    “NIH Today Corrects False Statements by Directors Collins and Fauci – the NIH Did Fund Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan – Fauci Lied Under Oath”.

    This whole entire Covid event has a very bad smell to it. And its getting smellier. And what is it smelling like? Nuremberg level crimes against humanity. With the best intentions, they were just following orders. Sound familiar?

  • Cotour

    From: Strategy Over Morality:

    ” A model in which leadership or their empowered subordinates within government can subjectively justify to choose to formulate an interpretation of their core fiduciary responsibilities which becomes paramount over and above the public’s truth and morality model.”

    “In this “conversation”, leadership in the empowered “Political Realm” or their empowered subordinates step “down” to the public’s level, the “Pedestrian Realm”, and presents information, agenda, policy or strategy in a tailored, palatable package the public can believe and comfortably accept. Leadership then steps back to their “higher” level, formulates and executes “necessary”, by their subjective standards, agenda, policy and strategy where the public’s interpretation of morality or truth is not relevant or becomes optional.”

    How do full blood fundamental Leftists interpret their fiduciary responsibilities once they are Politically empowered? Like the Leftists that they are, just like Nazi’s.

  • Cotour

    The people in the end must win this battle in the eternal political warfare that we must fight every day:

    “IGNORED BY FAKE NEWS MEDIA: 750 GE Federal Contract Workers Walk Out in Protest Against Vaccine Mandates in Ohio”

  • Phill O

    I have been watching the MLB playoffs and very few wear masks! What are the restrictions to get into the games?

  • Phill O

    PS The Covid-19 restrictions make so much sense considering the open border to the south.

  • Cotour

    VAERS vaccine adverse reaction system:

    Over 15 thousand deaths reported from the Covid “Vaccinations”. More deaths from this Covid vaccine reported more than all adverse reaction deaths from vaccines in over thirty years!

    And you want to inject it into 5 year olds!?

    This is the line in the sand, and I believe that is what it is designed to be. This edict will force those who stand against it to be revealed and classified as “Domestic Terrorists”.

    That IMO may well be the ultimate goal here.

  • Doubting Thomas

    Robert – I want to thank you for posting these links to USG comment pages. They really are a public service for those of us who are trying to speak up more.

  • Doubting Thomas: You are most welcome.

  • David Lohnes

    Thank you Robert for posting this information. I went to submit a comment and I saw that the deadline for the comment to be sent to the committee is today. Otherwise it will be seen only by the FDA. I encourage everyone to submit their comments now.

  • Cotour

    Do you want to know where hope lives in America? Related to Covid and all the rest of the purposefully divisive political rhetoric?

    Hope lives right here in the words of Pro basketball player, Jonathan Isaac: 25 min.

    This is where the future of America lives, in rational and well thought out, well spoken opinions and principled stands on issues.

    The political warfare marches on unabated, but knowing that in the real world young men exist like, Jonathan Isaac that can give such hope to everyone who hears him. This is why you never give up.

  • BLSinSC

    NO ONE should be getting these “vaccines”! Any other drug with the adverse effects would be pulled from the market and the company sued into oblivion! Children are NOT susceptible to this flu and should not have their systems compromised. Let’s see the democrats line up THEIR children and Grandchildren for REAL “vaccines”! I still do not believe the politicians are getting the real “vaccines” because they have been WARNED of the dangers and the changes in their bodies! This is sick and should not be allowed! PARENTS SHOULD JUST SAY “HELL NO”!!

  • Edward

    BLSinSC has a point. Why do we even have a FDA if we are going to mandate shots that the FDA won’t even approve? Why would anyone even volunteer to get a shot before the FDA approves it? Seriously, what are our fearful leaders thinking? Why are they pretending to be so confused as to why they can’t get their peons to take an unapproved shot that definitely has harmful and deadly side effects? Why isn’t everyone in the country anti-vaxx?

    There was a time, a few months ago, when health and safety were priorities, but that time has passed, and now we are losing health service (which Obamacare was supposed to guarantee to all) if we don’t get a potentially deadly or harmful shot first. How counterproductive!

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