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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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Sade – Smooth Operator

An evening pause: Performed live in 1984.

Hat tip Cotour.


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  • Jeff Wright

    And speaking of smooth operators-the Lolita Express pilot said that Trump and Clinton were clients…and John Glenn too? Say it ain’t so…

  • Cotour

    Sade, a stone cold sexy woman.


    Trump also knew Bernie Madoff.

    Epstein was one of those people who knew people and had and worked at building a massive network or rich and influential people.

    Trump has got his issues, no doubt, love him or hate him. And you know that this fact about how he apparently flew on Epstein’s plane will be leveraged as much as possible in the coming months and years leading up to the midterm elections and the next presidential election.

    But, unless the FBI is willing to deliver the pics, and if they exist I believe they would deliver them, then this is just one rich guy hanging out and flying on another rich guys plane. And that all changed once the dark underbelly of Epstein’s world became apparent.

    Is what it is.

  • t-dub

    Great song, Sade is a great talent.

    The Trump thing is a ruse. If you are going to post that he flew on Epstein’s plane you should post the whole story. The truth is he flew once, from NY to Florida, he never went to the island. Also, Trump ejected and barred Epstein from Mar-A-Lago as well. So, Jeff Wright, you should post the entire story rather than trying to smear someone since it makes you appear to have an axe to grind.

  • wayne

    Sade, very talented, just not my Type.

    thanks for refreshing my memory on the context behind trump and epstein.
    (I’m refreshingly amazed how little actual legal dirt, actually exists on Trump, in contrast to practically ALL the people who run the current government.

    Total tangent—
    This is an amazing legal resource– he live-streams major current Trials and provides Commentary. Currently covering the Kim Potter taser-trial, and this morning he spent considerable time on the SCOTUS oral arguments for the Georgia abortion Case.

    Minnesota Lawyer Nick Rekieta

    If ya’ don’t want to go through YT, he’s also available on Locals, Odysee, and Mind.

  • t-dub

    Wayne – Context is important as you know. Should this discussion need any more “enlightenment” then maybe we should start with Bill Clinton’s multiple flights on Epstein’s plane AND his visits to Epstein’s island for a start.

    People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. Especially in a music thread.

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