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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.


Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

The man tapped to head Romney’s transition team should he win the election favors implementing Obamacare on the state level.

Not good: The man tapped to head Romney’s transition team should he win the election favors implementing Obamacare on the state level.

The Romney campaign responded to say that Romney intents to repeal Obamacare fully once in office. Still, to pick this man to head his transition team is worrisome.


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  • jwing

    They had better plan on making state exchanges independent from federal control. Subsidiarity of personal health decisions and financial/insurance matters related to healthcare must be emoved from centralized federal control. Each state as a separate case study and petri dish to customize and develop plans that best fit each state’s situation. Portability should carry to all states and the ability to purchase health insurance should not be restricted to within states. Let the states compete and create insurance policies.
    As a further thought to consider…since the right to privacy was deemed constitutional in 1973 via Roe v. Wade, making matters regarding one’s body a personal constitutional right, one can use the same arguement ( although I personally consider abortion evil) that ALL health care decisions are ultimately private and between only the doctor and patient. The federal government, therefore, has no juristiction in such private, personal matters of health and well-being. Such matters belong to the states as the principle of subsidiarity requires. How’s that for sticking their “right to privacy” right back at them?

  • wodun

    I wish we really did have the right to privacy in regard to our medical records. The last group of people that should have them is a government employee.

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