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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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Hostess Brands — already in bankruptcy — has decided to shut down because one of its unions refused to end a strike.

Be careful what you wish for: Hostess Brands — already in bankruptcy — has decided to shut down because one of its unions refused to end a strike.

The closing will result in Hostess’ nearly 18,500 workers losing their jobs as the company shuts 33 bakeries and 565 distribution centers nationwide, as well as 570 outlet stores. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union represents around 5,000 Hostess employees. “We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike,” said CEO Gregory Rayburn in a statement.

So, because 5,000 union workers wanted more from a company that had nothing more to give, 18,500 lose their jobs, including those same union workers.

Sounds sensible, and right in line with most leftwing math.

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5 comments

  • JGL

    Should the administration step in and insure the workers jobs and not allow the company to liquidate?

    Isn’t that the “right” thing to do?

    Q: Does the company exist because first there were workers or do the jobs exist because first there was a business?

  • Imagine if every company with union employees decided to close doors… perhaps reopening later?

    At what point does a fascist government then reveal itself?

  • JGL

    The John Gault effect.

  • Patrick

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/nationalize-twinkie-industry/cJz0ngJR

    This petition was started by the White House.
    Obviously they are hoping they can get enough signatures to make it look like a mandate from the people before they offer to buy out Hostess.

    Watch for it in the next three weeks.

    Like I have said before. We need to just get out of their way. Stay low for a few years and just agree to everything they want.
    This country is already under water. 5 feet or ten makes no difference.

    Obviously the business is only there because the Government made it possible in the first place.

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