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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.  
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“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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Mob gathers and attacks pro-Trump demonstraters in Hollywood

They’re coming for you next: When a pro-Trump group decided to gather at the now destroyed star of Donald Trump at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a mob quickly formed cursing them, then threatening them, then attacking them physically.

The video at the link is a little unclear once the fighting starts about who is fighting who. What is clear is that a mob very clearly wanted to shut down a pro-Trump demonstration, and was very eager to use violence to make that happen.

This is not the America I grew up in. The idea that someone would attack someone else, merely because of their opinion, was inconceivable in the culture of my youth. And when it did happen, it was quickly condemned, by everyone. Now, such behavior is celebrated.

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6 comments

  • wodun

    Watch the whole video. The crowd uses lots of racial slurs and other racially charged language that shows they are engaging in a hate crime when the violence happens.

    It was frightening to see all these young people who have been taught that they can’t be racist and that they are entitled to use racist slurs and attack people because of their ethnicity. When the youtuber tried to ask these people what their views were, they couldn’t even articulate a thought and resorted to shouting obscenities. Watch them chant, “F Trump!.” while using racist slurs and beating people and remember that these are the people who want to lecture us on racism and civility.

  • wodun

    Oh, when you watch the whole video, you see people of all ethnicities expressing support of Trump and the youtubers themselves are all different ethnicities. Shows that the stereotypes that Democrats have for Trump supports are detached from reality.

  • Phill O

    Obama’s legacy.

  • Phill O

    This is the America of the 60s and 70s lead by Bill Ayers.

  • wayne

    Phill O:
    nail, on the head.

    FBI Agent Larry Grathwohl –
    Bill Ayer’s Weather Underground plan to Kill 25 Million Americans
    (excerpt from No Place to Hide 1982)
    https://youtu.be/R2pMkkXIDrM
    2:20

  • wayne

    “Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism”
    -Political Statement of the Weather Underground
    William Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn 1974

    http://zombietime.com/prairie_fire/

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