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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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Today’s blacklisted American: Thomas Jefferson blacklisted by NY mayor de Blasio

Thomas Jefferson banned in New York
Thomas Jefferson, banned by New York’s Democrats

The modern dark age: A commission appointed by New York’s Democratic Party mayor, Bill de Blasio, which is also headed by his wife, has quietly moved to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from the city’s council chambers, where it has stood since 1834.

The city is apparently going to indefinitely loan the statue — which is a plaster copy of the original that presently stands in the Rotunda of the Capitol in Washington — to the New-York Historical Society. The present plans call for it to be removed by October 21st, well before de Blasio leaves office at the end of this year.

The explanation for this action by Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-Queens) illustrates well the level of hate and ignorance about the United States and its noble history by our modern so-called elite:

“There’s so much about Thomas Jefferson and his own personal writings, memoirs about how he treated his slaves, his family members and things of that nature and how he perceived African Americans and slaves — that they lacked intelligence, that they were not to assimilate into society,” Miller told The Post.

As someone who has read all of Jefferson’s writings, I can tell you that Miller is an ignorant fool, who is expressly cherry-picking phrases from Jefferson to create a false slanderous picture of the man. Miller might be better to go to the Jefferson Memorial in Washington and read the words inscribed there:

I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Miller might also want to read, probably for the first time, the Declaration of Independence, He might even want to read the original draft as written by Jefferson, which condemned slavery outright, words that the southern representatives in Congress demanded be cut to get them to sign the document.

Those deleted words began thusly:

[King George] has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life & liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating & carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.

The real reason the leftist Democrats want to destroy Jefferson is because he represents everything they hate: limited government, the rule of law, and freedom. De Blasio, his wife, and Miller instead want tyrannical rule for themselves, and they can’t get it as long as a statue Thomas Jefferson stares down at them in their government chambers. It must be removed, as must all reference to American history and its dedication to individual liberty and individual sovereignty.

Sadly, in the states and cities controlled by the modern radical Democrat Party, they are winning. Not only are statues of great and just men being destroyed and removed, but the schools there have been enlisted as indoctrination centers to make sure the future population knows nothing about this country’s real history.

In the end, I can see no partnership with these fascist states. In the end, it appears the freedom-loving states will have to fight them, and either win freedom for their citizens, as the North did in the 1860s for the slaves of the South, or become as badly oppressed. We won’t have any choice, because the close-minded rulers of places like New York are not going to let the rest of us alone. Power corrupts, and the more power these petty dictators get the more they will want.

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