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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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Tennessee Woman Told to Remove American Flag Outside Her Optometry Office

A Tennessee woman has been ordered to remove the American flag she raised outside her optometry office.

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One comment

  • key quote :

    ” “Placing additional flags in common areas in order to bring greater attention to a particular business is inappropriate,” the spokesman wrote. “On behalf of all owners in the park, we proudly fly two American flags in honor of those who have died for our freedom and those serving our country.” Recently, fights between residents and homeowners’ associations over the flying of the American flag have captured national headlines. ”

    i think it is important to make clear the property owner is allowed to decide how many american flags to fly and where they are placed . that is the american way that is freedom . on the surface i think articles and headlines like this capture attention , people imagine the obama administration is tearing down american flags and putting up UN flags or something . but in reality it is more like the homeowners association telling a guy he can’t have the huge swamp cooler sticking off the side of his house and he needs to mow the lawn . if you believe in freedom especially private sector freedom you shouldn’t care when a private group determines the standards it wants for the land it owns , you definately should not be asking the federal government to come in and make this group allow american flags to fly in places they do not wish them to on thier property. what is the point of bringing attention to this? do you seriously want the government to tell you how many flags you have to fly and where to put them?

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