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Turkey Drone 2014

An evening pause: Thanksgiving and Black Friday might be over, but there still is Christmas dinner!

Hat tip Diane Zimmerman.

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Now available in hardback and paperback as well as ebook!

 

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.  
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3 comments

  • Blair Ivey

    “As God is my witness, I thuoght turkeys could fly.”

  • joe

    Is that a reference to WKRP Cincinnati? me thinks it is, too funny! I see a job opportunity in saving garages from burning down on Thanksgiving day using high technology, too bad it will require a commercial certificate to fly real airplanes!

  • Blair Ivey

    Yes, one of the best WKRP episodes.

    I’d like to think that there will be too much political blowback for the pilot’s license requirement to hold, but we’re talking about a nation that voted for Obama twice.I could support mandated drone operator licensing similar to a driver’s license. There’s a world of difference betweeen operating a car and a semi-truck, just as there is between flying a drone and an airplane.

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