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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Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

In a 5-4 ruling the Supreme Court today upheld President Trump’s constitutional powers to enforce immigration law by upholding his travel ban.

Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the majority, made it clear that the court viewed the ability to regulate immigration as squarely within a president’s powers and he rejected critics’ claims of anti-Muslim bias. “We express no view on the soundness of the policy,” Roberts wrote.

Moreover, the court also ruled today that fascist California cannot force pro-life centers to advertise pro-abortion announcements.

“The unlicensed notice imposes a government-scripted, speaker-based disclosure requirement that is wholly disconnected from California’s informational interest,” wrote Justice Thomas. “California has offered no justification that the notice plausibly furthers. It targets speakers, not speech, and imposes an unduly burdensome disclosure requirement that will chill their protected speech.”

Thomas also wrote that the law not only forced pro-life centers to promote abortion, but to do so while diminishing their own message on pregnancy care. “As California conceded at oral argument, a billboard for an unlicensed facility that says ‘Choose Life’ would have to surround that two-word statement with a 29-word statement from the government, in as many as 13 different languages,” continued Thomas.

“In this way, the unlicensed notice drowns out the facility’s own message. More likely, the ‘detail required’ by the unlicensed notice ‘effectively rules out’ the possibility of having such a billboard in the first place.”

The left is on a bad losing streak at the Supreme Court so far this year. And with the strong possibility that at least one of its liberal judges might soon be replaced by Trump, the left’s ability to impose its will through the courts should be further diminished.


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  • eddie willers

    It (travel ban) should have been 9-0. but I’ll take what I can get.

  • m d mill

    The extreme importance of electing Trump (once he was nominated), and thus the Gorsuch nomination are self evident from the recent Supreme court decisions.
    The “never Trump” fanatics of both the left and right wing “conservative” spectra were and are extremely foolish in their pronouncements.

  • Cotour

    The trend is the trend, recognize it.

    You might not like it, but it is what it is.

    These two rulings today are just adding to it.

  • Cotour

    God, the Democrats are so screwed.

    They may even be more screwed than I have previously have promoted, their death spiral seems now uncontrollable.

  • Cotour

    A little bit more, why not?

    Keith Ellison, radical full blood Leftist, Muslim Brotherhood adherent, #2 man in the DNC. The Democrats must reject these operators and drag themselves back to the center Left or will not see power again for many decades.

    Chuck Schumer is not up to the job though, none of them are, so its down the political drain they go. Trump is the worst contrasting politician at the very worst time for them. And timing is everything in life and politics.

  • wodun

    This really emphasizes the one major defining difference between Republican and Democrat philosophies on law. One side has judges that make rulings based on the law and the other side makes rulings based on their political ideology, which in the case of Democrats isn’t based on respect for how laws are actually written.

    I forget the guys name but this big time lefty law professor was writing in one of those journolist type listserves and said, “It would be best if we could get a judge that ruled based on progressive ideology but at least with Republicans we will get them that rule on the law.” (Paraphrasing)

    With Democrats, the law is whatever SCOTUS says it is. With Republicans, the law is what is laid out in the constitution and the laws and regulations passed through legal means.

  • FC

    Abortion has been made a sacrament by the far-left. In “1984” Orwell imagined the Junior Anti-Sex League. If he were writing today he might have called it the Junior Anti-Fetus League.

  • Localfluff

    Trump has a fan in India. This was how the Hindu Gods were invented one by one. In a thousand years Trump will only be known as a Hindu God worshiped in the walled in Trump Temple Tower.

  • Cotour

    Now I worship no man, lets keep everything in context, but this man does.

    Trump is the strong horse.

    The Democrats in NY, specifically Joe Crowley, 20 year, out of his mothers house dynastic Democrat Congressman was primaried by a totally unknown Bernie Sanders female Socialist. The Democrat party is in a process of necessary self destruction. Lets hope it continues for many years.

  • Cotour

    PS: The Left turns ever Left.

    One day before the primary a bright smiling fresh faced 20 or so year old young lady proudly came to talk to me about the other totally unknown young lady that won the primary over a 20 year professional Democrat politician.

    She said: Ms. Casio / Cortez (I despise hyphenated names, just choose one, must you feminize your husband or partner?) is a Bernie Sanders progressive, as she handed me some literature, I hope you will be voting tomorrow.

    I smiled and thanked her and told her that I would review her literature. I did not have the heart to confront her with her delusion about being a “Progressive” I.E. Socialist (I also despise the designation “Progressive”. What it say to me is “I am a Marxist but I really do not understand what that is and this word “Progressive” makes me sound like a well developed and informed individual and I am making progress and moving into the future) . Its all working out so well in South America and many other places that have taken it to its maximum pain and slavery levels.

    Keep turning Left Democrat party you are making the Rights work so much easier.

  • Cotour

    And it just keeps rollin.

    This fight for the next Supreme will be as vicious as it gets. The lesson here? The Dems become irrelevant for the foreseeable future with trump having another court choice.


    Don’t bet against Trump, he seems to manifest this stuff, and once again, timing is everything in life.

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