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Justice Department has begun an investigation of Standard & Poor

Revenge and the abuse of power: The Obama Justice Department has begun an investigation of Standard & Poor.

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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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4 comments

  • John M. Egan

    I’m sure after this investigation the Justice Dept. will then investigate the New Black Panthers’ voter intimidation in Philadelphia during the last presidential election. After all, they are for justice- or are they just for selective justice with this administration? November, 2012 can’t come fast enough!

  • That’s merely keeping in character with this Administration and this president: blame the messenger. The pettiness of this individual is no longer unexpected, but I am amazed that he engenders any respect at all.

  • key quote:

    “The investigation began before Standard & Poor’s cut the United States’ AAA credit rating this month, but it is likely to add fuel to the political firestorm that has surrounded that action.”

    blair : i agree the administration has blamed the messenger but this headline refers the beginning an investigation before the credit downgrade so if you think the president is petty it should not be because you think he launched an investigation when he got the message they would downgrade the US rating . what you said could confuse someone into thinking thats what you meant

    Same thing goes for the title of this topic . we should talk about revenge and the abuse of power but this investigation beginning months ago should not be twisted into headlines that allow people to assume the president or other politicians are lashing out at S&P now for the downgrade with this investigation . i think they have and probably will continue to attack S&P for the downgrade as the political firestorm heats up but lets wait until it is official or at least use a clear and real source instead of a misleading headline

  • Kelly Starks

    Chicago politics.

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