GOP Senator Lugar reverses course to support House Republican spending cuts


Genesis cover

On Christmas Eve 1968 three Americans became the first humans to visit another world. What they did to celebrate was unexpected and profound, and will be remembered throughout all human history. Genesis: the Story of Apollo 8, Robert Zimmerman's classic history of humanity's first journey to another world, tells that story, and it is now available as both an ebook and an audiobook, both with a foreword by Valerie Anders and a new introduction by Robert Zimmerman.

 
The ebook is available everywhere for $5.99 (before discount) at amazon, or direct from my ebook publisher, ebookit.

 
The audiobook is also available at all these vendors, and is also free with a 30-day trial membership to Audible.
 

"Not simply about one mission, [Genesis] is also the history of America's quest for the moon... Zimmerman has done a masterful job of tying disparate events together into a solid account of one of America's greatest human triumphs." --San Antonio Express-News

A tea party victory: Republican Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) has reversed course and now supports the House Republican spending cuts.

Readers!
 

My July fund-raiser for Behind the Black is now over. The support from my readers was unprecedented, making this July campaign the best ever, twice over. What a marvelous way to celebrate the website's tenth anniversary!
 

Thank you! The number of donations in July, and continuing now at the beginning of August, is too many for me to thank you all personally. Please forgive me by accepting my thank you here, in public, on the website.
 

If you did not donate or subscribe in July and still wish to, note that the tip jar remains available year round.


 

Regular readers can support Behind The Black with a contribution via paypal:

Or with a subscription with regular donations from your Paypal or credit card account:


 

If Paypal doesn't work for you, you can support Behind The Black directly by sending your donation by check, payable to Robert Zimmerman, to
 
Behind The Black
c/o Robert Zimmerman
P.O.Box 1262
Cortaro, AZ 85652

3 comments

  • larry

    The best description i have heard of the tea partiers.

    Tea Parties are little kids having tea with their imaginary friends.

  • Kelly Starks

    > Tea Parties are little kids having tea with their imaginary friends.

    Ecept for the fact they are now the politicaly dominent force/movement in the US gaining about 60 seats in DC last Nov, etc.

  • larry

    to clarify, you mean the Koch brothers and their friends brought 60 sits. This has been done before by other in history.

    As a strong progressive fighting for financail accountability for 20+ years. I find the tea parties mostly pathetic – where have they been? The goal of financial accountability I appauled. but as in all things – follow the money and montivation.

    So far all i see them doing is smashing things without thought. I would be more impress if they produce something real – other the emotional energy to tear things down with very little idea what to do.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *