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From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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Today’s blacklisted American: Liberal black journalist Juan Williams for not being “black enough”

Blacklists are back and PBS has got ’em: He might be liberal, a Democratic Party cheerleader, and black, but that didn’t stop a PBS host from blacklisting television pundit Juan Williams from appearing on his show because Williams was simply not “black enough”.

Williams alleges the host is on the PBS-affiliated show “This Is America & The World” and that he declined to have Williams talk about race-related issues because he was born in Panama, not America. Williams, a Democrat, said he received a note from the show host telling him about his decision.

“A white TV host recently dismissed me from appearing on his show to discuss race relations by telling me I didn’t qualify because I was born in Panama,” Williams said in his opinion piece in The Hill. “He thinks I’m not Black enough. Seriously.”

When you make race and skin color your number one criteria in all your decisions, then you will begin to make insane and very bigoted decisions like this. Ideas no longer matter. Nor does talent or skill. Only skin color determines who you like or dislike. The only thing that makes this particular example of the left’s constant blacklisting of others for racial reasons different is that it was aimed at a Democrat and a moderate leftist who also happens to not fit the exact racial measure they needed for their narrative.

Nor is this the end. The demand to judge people based solely on their race or ethnicity and the unwillingness of most people to challenge it is leading us directly to race war. Sooner or later the oppressed are not going to take it anymore, especially when some of those oppressed are highly qualified and will view their subjugation as unjust and will have the brains to do something about it.

Americans of all colors have got to start standing up and defying these bigots, loudly. It is the only way we can prevent that race war, and bring us back to the free society we have been for most of the last half century.


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  • Brian

    Juan Williams is about as liberal as a person as there is. Perhaps his blacklisting is also attributed to, both of his sons are black conservative republicans. Bob when I saw this story, I thought maybe you had cut and paste this out of the Onion or the Babylon Bee, but no it’s real.

  • Gary

    Juan has run afoul of the left on previous occasions, but he is firmly of the left, but I doubt that he fully supports the cancel culture.

    Another possible cancellation, but a woman that refuses to roll over and go home.

  • Alex G

    Juan Williams’ association with Fox News is alone enough to blacklist him by the left. More and more we witness the left devouring its own.

  • Jeff Wright

    That’s probably the real reason. Then too-some of the folks in Chicago thought Obama to be too much of a jet-set internationalist with no real ties to local issues. Jessie Jackson thought even less of him. People are fed up with ivory tower set and want grounded folks-so there could be some of that as well.

  • Social nostalgia: 1970’s Not Black Enough.

    “You ain’t down with the struggle, bro.”

    Also seen in 90’s Clinton Administration.

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