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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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“Government shuts down, nation descends into riots, looting and cannibalism.”

“Government shuts down, nation descends into riots, looting and cannibalism.”

“The government shut down! We can do anything we like,” shouted Sam Hasbley of Grassley, Iowa, while tearing the tag off a mattress despite an explicit warning label forbidding such a dangerous course of action. “Tear yours off. The government is shut down. It can’t stop you.”

Eyewitnesses spoke of further horrors. On a quiet street in suburban Massachusetts, a man brought out a set of highly illegal lawn darts. In Maryland, there were allegations that an entire family had begun digging ditches to collect rainwater runoff. With the fall of the government, citizen activists took it upon themselves to chronicle the culture of lawlessness. Men played Gibson guitars made of wood imported from India, but not finished by Indian workers. Women bought cold medicine without a photo ID. Children went hours without hearing lectures about the environment.

Heh. Read it all. You will be horrified.

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14 comments

  • wade

    yes and its a pitiful sight that Most so called People , or at least humans,in this United States are no more Brighter than what has been displayed in the article.

  • Pzatchok

    Watch for a move by this administration to find a way to start real riot in some big city.

  • R. Cotour

    I agree, confusion and tension is essential to maintain “control” when all you are selling is control. I have to believe that the Constitution is stronger than these tactics and in the long run becomes stronger in relation to the degree it is tested. This political atmosphere is precisely what the Constituion was designed to counter act.

  • wodun

    They already sent out paid protesters to confront the wwii vets. Remember the violence at the TP protests when Obamacare was passed didn’t start until Obama sent the unions out to fight in the streets.

  • R. Cotour

    Fundamental change: Everything in the wonderful, newly imagined world of the Marxist / Socialist Associated States Of America will be entirely free of bias, competition, hurt feelings, profits, healthcare, incentive, capital, pocket money, private property, firearms and anything else that would distinguish an individual from the collective. These people must be denied their dream, Republicans hold strong!

    And keep in mind that both party’s have delivered us to this moment in time, that’s why there must be real and substantial change executed by the people of America.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.

    Obama, in an interview with The Associated Press, said team names such as the Redskins offend “a sizable group of people.” He said that while fans get attached to the names, nostalgia may not be a good enough reason to keep them in place.

    “I don’t know whether our attachment to a particular name should override the real legitimate concerns that people have about these things,” he said in the interview, which was conducted Friday.

  • Pzatchok

    I am offended by the sports name ‘cowboys’.

    The name itself represents an armed force of ruffians who drove native Americans off of their land and took it over for their own industrial needs. Killing thousands of natives along the way.

    They have raped the land and stigmatized millions of native Americans by calling them “redskins”.

    They originated the idea of ‘redskins’ and any reference to them should be stricken from out entertainment and education systems.

    Sarcasm off.

    I am a long time Dallas fan. Since way back when Roger was throwing the ball.

  • Dr. Exuberant

    I haven’t seen government employees work so hard in my life: trying to convince the public how important they are.

  • R. Cotour

    83% of government is still operating.

  • R. Cotour

    Where is the line where a government employee says no?

    After one group of veterans went around the barricade, “the park ranger told them the wall was closed,” NBC’s Mark Seagraves reported. “Later another group of vets showed up and moved the barricades. At that point, the memorial filled with vets and tourists. That’s when police came and moved everyone out.”

  • TimArth

    That whole piece was very good, but I thought the Gibson guitar and Elizabeth Warren lines were especially saturated with genius.

  • Never.. that’s why government employees are the world kinds of human beings. They care more about “avoiding termination” than they do anything else, including their moral responsibility.

  • Lois Johnson

    Love it! Thanks Bob. I see clouds outside my window – I think I will collect some rainwater for my garden (even though my town forbids that but the local Home Depot sells rain collecting barrels???). We the People.

  • R. Cotour

    Q: Why does your local government forbid the collection of rain? Mosquitos?

  • wade

    rain barrels collect democrats . blood thirsty ones. and they want to Outlaw gardens so you have to consume the Drugged commodities

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