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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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Insurance premiums skyrocketing due to Obamacare

Finding out what’s in it: Because of Obamacare health insurance premiums will go up again next year, as much as 60 percent in some cases.

This story isn’t really news. As predicted by every conservative and tea party person before Obamacare was passed in 2010, as Obamacare has kicked in and as it has forced insurance companies to pay for the healthcare of the sick who never paid for health insurance previously, they are forced to raise their rates to cover the costs. These increases are only the start. Worse, they are getting so burdensome that soon no one will be able to afford health insurance at all, which will make it impossible for that insurance to protect anyone.

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4 comments

  • Cotour

    As per design.

  • Edward

    It is not only that the insurance companies now have to pay for the healthcare of the sick who never bought health insurance before, but now that insurance prices have skyrocketed, those of us who have been healthy are finding that buying the expensive insurance has become foolish. Not only are these insurance companies paying out more, but they are losing income from healthy people who now find it unreasonable to pay high insurance for the low probability that they will have a catastrophic illness.

    The deductibles are now so enormous that we healthy people will reach these limits only in the case of catastrophic illness. I used to be able to get better catastrophic insurance coverage for a much, much lower price with lower deductibles, but Obama thinks that he knows better than I do as to what I need in my health insurance, so he mucked up the available coverage and made the price unaffordable.

  • Rick

    The plan is working. Single payer through default.

  • PeterF

    But we could ALL afford the coverage if we all received a the universal basic income…

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