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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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“If they are white kill ‘em all.”

Feel the leftwing love: The student who organized a demonstration last month where people were encouraged to stomp on the American flag has written a 4,700-word essay in which he enthusiastically calls for the murder of all whites.

Quoting former Nation of Islam leader and New Black Panther Party chairman, Kallid Abdul Muhammad, Sheppard wrote of whites, “we give them 24 hours to get out of town by sundown.”

“I say, if they don’t get out of town, we kill the white men, we kill the white women, we kill the white children, we kill the white babies, we kill the blind whites, we kill the crippled whites, we kill the crazy whites, we kill the faggots, we kill the lesbians, I say god dammit we kill ’em all,” Sheppard continued. “If they are white kill ‘em all.”

Some might say that this guy is merely a fanatic and that I am wrong to associate him with the left. I would simply note that his racist opinions come right out of the gender and ethnic politics the left has been pushing for the past two decades. If he isn’t leftwing, he is at least a child of that movement.


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  • Cotour

    Singling out the “faggots” and the “Lesbians” he just may have gone too far, they may take care of him and his hateful speech themselves.

    “we kill the faggots, we kill the lesbians, I say god dammit we kill ’em all,” Sheppard continued.”

    I suppose after they kill all of the whites they will be free to live in the fashion that the people of the world “should” live. You know, in gangs / tribes, hacking each other to pieces like Boko haram. Then they can re institute slavery as it is practiced today, as it has been practiced for thousands of years in “the old country” where things are so “right”. Ah how much better the world will be when they accomplish their goal.

    That was sarcasm Edward.

    I can’t wait for the torrent of condemnation that will issue forth from the White House, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and Melissa Harris Perry on MSNBC on this violent and incendiary 4700 word fest .

  • Al

    The Left loves pitting people against people as a way to gain and retain power. That’s worked for them in the past, but they are getting closer and closer to the edge and at some point in the not too distance future, we may have a race war on our hands. They’re playing with fire and in the end they might get more than they bargained for. If a race war does breakout, Conservative America is well armed and capable of fighting back while Left wing America depends on the police for their protection. I suspect the police won’t be too willing to come to the aid of the very people and are doing their best to make them look like the criminals.

  • Stu Harris

    Robert, you’re a fine space historian but your politics are primitive. Think of a couple of countries whose politics are predominantly left. How about Cuba and Russia? The population of Cuba is 65% white, that of Russia 80%. If the left is on a campaign to kill whites, they’re doing a lousy job of it.

  • I did not say “the left is on a campaign to kill whites.” That is a silly misinterpretation of what I wrote, and completely misconstrues my point, and puts foolish words in my mouth.

    What I said was the racial and ethnic policies of the left, here in the U.S., have for decades fostered distrust and hate between different ethnic and racial groups, and it is that distrust and hate that energized this particular hate-monger. That is a far more thoughtful point than your interpretation, and to my eye appears to be a very accurate description of the roots of this guy’s hate.

  • Cotour

    Al makes the point here, these race issues are driven by the need for conflict and disruption, its pure Marxist / Alinski strategy and it is driven right from the front of this bus, the president of the United States.

    Is there racism in America? Of course there is, everyone is racist to varying degrees, but it is much worse under this president by design. In the long run IMO he will serve a useful purpose and after his purposeful chaos there will be order.

    These 4700 words of hate, anger and violence are a symptom of the distillation of the 50 years of liberal government dependency that has been fashioned and the result is modern slavery. Who wouldn’t resent and be angry about slavery of any kind? The problem is that the people who are angry have grown up immersed in a artificial reality of the Liberal social manipulators.

    Primitive? Mr. Zimmermans comments here are on the money and you drawing an analogy between America and its racial problems and China and Russia is inappropriate, the lefts goal is sustained black governmental dependency not the killing of the white man.

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