Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

 
The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.


He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

 
Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit.
 

Leftist protester who set fires sentenced to five years prison

Good news: A leftist protester who set fires during riots in Portland on May 1st, including throwing flares into stores and into a police car, has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Unfortunately, the video at the link shows a lot of other leftist protesters doing the same, and getting away with it.

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One comment

  • wayne

    Yowza—
    This guy has literally nothing to lose and everything to gain.
    Homeless, young, drifter with substance misuse and an apparent mental-health history. Now he gets 3 squares & a cot, and full medical. He could very well qualify for SSDI (disability) after he’s released. Then he would get $1,200/month, forever, for the bi-polar.

    >>I’m not defending this guy, he belongs in prison.

    It is interesting however, Portland targets the homeless guy and makes an example out of him, rather than some Hipster anarchist.

    –It said in the article, he was to-be-sentenced, in October, so this isn’t a 100% done deal.

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