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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 Americans: Democrats go after Parler and its investors

Our modern Congress, as controlled by the Democratic Party
What the modern Congressional show trials will resemble,
as demanded by the Democratic Party

In February Democratic Party congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-New York) and her fellow Democrats demanded the social media platform Parler provide Congress a detailed list of all its investors and creditors, while also demanding the FBI investigate the company.

The Democratic Party demands were based on an outright falsehood, that Parler was part of a conspiracy to overthrow the government during the protests at the Capitol on January 6th.

In her letter, the congresswoman goes on to claim that Parler “allowed Russian disinformation to flourish on its platform prior to the November 2020 election, facilitating Russia’s campaign to sow chaos in the American electorate.”

“Individuals with ties to the January 6 assault should not — and must not — be allowed to hide behind the veil of anonymity provided by shell companies,” continued Maloney in her letter.

The problem with this fantasy is that the evidence shows that the public social media planning for the January 6th protest was done on all the platforms, not just Parler, with the bulk taking place on the more established older forums like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit.

Moreover, Parler this week responded to Maloney by pointing out that it had teamed up with the FBI — prior to January 6th — in order to track any posts that might suggest violence or illegal activity.

Parler said in a letter to Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Democrat of New York and chair of the House Oversight Committee, that it formalized its relationship with the F.B.I. in November “to facilitate proactive cooperation and referrals of violent threats and incitement to law enforcement.”

The company said that it sent the bureau dozens of concerning posts written by its users, including some related to the deadly Jan. 6 attack. “In the days and weeks leading up to Jan. 6, Parler referred violent content from its platform to the F.B.I. for investigation over 50 times,” the company said in its letter. “Parler even alerted law enforcement to specific threats of violence being planned at the Capitol.”

Why the FBI apparently did no follow-up based on this information is the real question, something that Congress — the Democrats — should be investigating.

No chance. Because Parler is not in the pocket of the Democrats, like Facebook and Twitter (and apparently the FBI), it and anyone linked to it is now a target for destruction. Look for more such attacks from the left, all aimed at discrediting and blackballing the company, all using this variation of the well-known McCarthy-era question: “Are you now or have you ever been a supporter or user of Parler?”

Meanwhile, some good news. Owen Stevens — the student who was suspended by the public college SUNY-Geneseo in New York merely for simply stating on social media that “A man is a man, a woman is a woman. A man is not a woman and a woman is not a man.” — has been reinstated.

The university has vastly eased up on those requirements, according to reinstatement documents obtained this week by the Daily Wire, which state he now only must “review the state’s ‘Guidance to School Districts for Creating a Safe and Support School Environment For Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students’ documents and must ‘self-monitor’ his social media posts to ‘ensure that he presents himself in a professional manner.’”

Stevens summed up the development on Instagram thusly: “I win.”

The college however has not changed its overall policy demanding obedience to gender politics, and Stevens and his legal team intend to pursue legal action to get these policies changed.

Until that happens however I would be very skeptical about the training of any students that come out of this college. They aren’t being trained, they are being indoctrinated, and that indoctrination is not based on reality, but on the sexual fantasies of a very small and very fringe group of sex-rights activists.

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10 comments

  • Cotour

    Related: Tim Pool, millennial new news talking head:

    https://youtu.be/VR0BGAqXk-k

    “Parler was growing too fast”.

  • wayne

    Cotour–

    Timcast IRL
    3-25-21
    https://youtu.be/eXU__8-x-H0
    2:20:20

  • Phill O

    “Accuse your opponents of doing what you are doing”

    From the playbook of the Nazis,

  • Colorado Wellington

    … all using this variation of the well-known McCarthy-era question: “Are you now or have you ever been a supporter or user of Parler?”

    Robert, can we agree on some basic facts before we consider such analogies to “McCarthyism”?

    Parler and the majority of its users were falsely accused of insurrection and conspiracy. Joining discussions on Parler did not and does not mean that a commenter is supporting acts against the United States and its Constitution even if someone else on the platform did.

    We agree that it is idiotic to say so and making such claims identifies today’s totalitarians in their effort to subvert the Constitution, shut down free speech and usurp control of our society.

    CPUSA and its members, on the other hand, were NOT falsely accused of conspiring with a foreign power against the United States. The American Communists Party by its very definition acknowledged the supremacy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Nobody could become a member of the CPUSA without declaring loyalty to the USSR, its Communist Party and the Moscow controlled Comintern, and promising to advance their goals and aims as directed, publicly or clandestinely. Party discipline was an absolute requirement and members who violated it were subject to intra-Party investigations, reprimands and ultimately purged.

    American Communists did and do intend to subvert the Constitution, shut down free speech and usurp control of our society.

    Making false analogies to “McCarthyism” smears American patriots of the 40s and 50s era. It perpetuates leftist myths and validates the Left’s falsified version of history.

    How about we stop doing so?

  • Cotour

    RELATED?:

    The Communist Chinese, adherents of Mr. Marx’s special brand of social models, sign a 25 year trade deal with Iran on the 27th of March. And earlier in that same week what happens? The largest cargo ship on the planet totally blocks and stops all ship movement in the Suez canal due to wind? Its estimated to cost $400 million per HOUR since 10% of the worlds goods travel through this canal.

    https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/china-signs-25-year-deal-with-iran-in-challenge-to-the-u-s

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/suez-canal-how-ship-blocked-it-and-how-to-unblock-high-stakes-cargo-traffic-jam/

    Coincidence? A message to the West?

    Covid 19 is also a coincidence in this regard? It serves so many agendas so conveniently: International politics, world economics, population control, is this all a part of the “Great Reset”?

    Pure Strategy Over Morality?

    From S.O.M.: “CONCLUSION: The public lives and operates under a subjective moral code or within a “Pedestrian Realm” perspective which they assume their leadership which exists within the “Political Realm” is constrained by. This is a subjective false perspective conclusion on the part of the public. Leadership at its existential core is not about morality, truth and honesty, leadership is about the fundamental exercise of power and survival.”

    Stay tuned.

  • Colorado Wellington: I despise communism and those that adhere to its philosophy, for the same reason I despise the today’s Democratic Party, Antifa, and our modern control freak society with its eagerness to blacklist and destroy its opponents.

    In the 1950s it did not matter that communism and many of its adherents were traitors to the U.S. The blacklisting then was despicable and mindless, destroying many lives merely for having politically incorrect opinion.

    In the 2020s it is the same thing. There are many racists and bigots out there who do actual evil and should be condemned. (Most are in the Democratic Party and on the left, by the way.) That still is no reason to destroy innocent people merely because of something they had said.

  • Cotour

    Turns out on the whole, McCarthy was right about much.

  • wayne

    William Mandel testifies before HUAC
    May 1960
    https://youtu.be/UM8uP565hzI
    1:23

    “If you think that I am going to cooperate with this collection of Judases, of men who sit there in violation of the United States Constitution, if you think I will cooperate with you in any way…. you are insane!”

    Spoiler Alert- Mandel was a communist.

    “A skilled liar, but a liar nonetheless.”

  • Cotour

    IMO Related: WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT: WHAT IS BEING CRAFTED BY THE LEFT?

    What does all of this “Woke” and “Politically Correct” pandering to a certain segment of America for political advantage lead to?

    This is what it looks like to me, no respect for human life and an attitude of entitlement to do as one pleases because there are no longer any consequences for any actions taken.

    How depraved can a person get? Where does such thinking and action come from?

    https://youtu.be/MajX6b5OSQU (Warning, this is a very disturbing video)

    A poor working man, an immigrant, is alive one moment, and is very dead the next.

    And why? I have already given you my take on the situation.

  • Cotour

    And how does CNN report this offence to humanity?

    “CNN is being ripped to shreds after they referred to an immigrant being murdered in cold blood during a car jacking by two black girls as an “accident.”

    Where will the now fully corrupted, fraudulent and “WOKE” Leftist media take this story? You keep watching. All kinds of excuses I suspect will be forthcoming, and race and their being a victim of it will be the why. Sometimes things just what they are.

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