Conscious Choice cover

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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Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has reversed course and will allow a tough gun bill to be introduced in the Senate.

Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has reversed course and will allow a tough gun bill to be introduced in the Senate.

In 2010 the NRA backed Reid in a close election because they said he had an “A” rating, always defending the right to bear arms. I thought this was a very very bad mistake, as Reid is also a very partisan liberal Democrat, which generally means you can’t trust him on any conservative issue. Lo and behold, we now learn you can’t trust him on this conservative issue.

Had the NRA put its support behind Reid’s challenger, that challenger would have had a much better chance at winning. They did not, and here we are. Thank you, NRA.


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  • wodun

    Not sure the NRA throwing its support behind Angle would have made a difference but that doesn’t mean they have to support people like Reid who will turn as soon as a safe enough opportunity presents itself.

  • Pzatchok

    The ratings they give are for past performance.

    They can not read the mind of the candidates and tell who will change their mind.

    And they do not make the rating off of campaign promises.

    If the NRA’s rating changed your vote then the contest was close even in your mind.

    Even though its not hard to see that a democrat will 99% of the time back his party over his convictions and never hold themselves to their campaign promises.

  • Don

    Read the NRA’s history, this is nothing new. They’ve supported lousy pols over and over, and gun regulations over the years too.

    There are much better gun rights organizations to support then the NRA.

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