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About the Common Constitutionalist

Brent, aka The Common Constitutionalist, is a Constitutional Conservative, and advocates for first principles, founders original intent and enemy of progressives. He is former Navy, Martial Arts expert. As well as publisher of the Common Constitutionalist blog, he also is a contributing writer for Political Outcast, Godfather Politics, Minute Men News (Liberty Alliance), Freedom Outpost, the Daily Caller, Vision To America and Free Republic. He also writes an exclusive weekly column for World Net Daily (WND).

Video Podcast – Assimilation and Swedish Hand Grenades

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

Isn’t Sweden one of the Nordic socialist paradises the left wants to emulate? Life is wonderful, everyone is happy and taken care of. It’s much better, they say, than the crappy capitalist and violent United States.

Nothing bad happens in Sweden, right?

Well, not exactly. It seems they have an increasing problem of non-assimilation of immigrants and now hand grenade attacks.

So what do the Swedish Authorities propose? That’s right – a hand grenade amnesty program. You too can turn in your hand grenades with no questions asked.

How great is that! read more

Joke of the Day

A German Shepherd, a Labrador Retriever and a very pampered Bichon Frise all died and stood in front of God at the entrance to the Kingdom of Heaven. God asked all three of them what they believed in.

The Shepherd said, “I believe in discipline, training and loyalty to my owner.”

“Good,” said God, “take a seat on my left side.” read more

Civility has Left the Building

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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So is this the way it’s going to go?

For months, we on the right have been bemoaning the rhetoric and violence of the left. For months right wing media has pointed out the outrageous behavior of leftist politicians like Maxine Waters for encouraging and inciting violence.

We’ve endlessly illustrated her now infamous screech-fest recorded in late June, 2018, in which she said: “If you see anybody from the cabinet, in a restaurant, in department store, at a gasoline station – you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them.”

This, we on the right claim, is utterly unacceptable behavior in a civilized society. And we’re correct. It is utterly unacceptable behavior.

But they did what old Maxine asked of them. Mobs formed to confront conservatives and Republicans. And sorry to Brooke Baldwin of CNN for using the ‘m’ word. Recall she said “Oh, you’re not going to use the ‘mob’ word,” in reaction to fellow leftist and Daily Beast senior columnist Matt Lewis’s description of Ted Cruz being chased out of a restaurant. read more

Too Much Sleep Just as Bad as Too Little

Between seven and eight hours of sleep is the ideal duration for optimal cognitive performance according...
Between seven and eight hours of sleep is the ideal duration for optimal cognitive performance according to a new study(Credit: belchonock/Depositphotos)

The first results from the world’s largest sleep study have been published, concluding that between seven and eight hours of sleep is the ideal range for optimal cognitive performance. The study convincingly revealed that too much sleep interestingly correlated with similar cognitive deficits associated with too little sleep. read more

Khashoggi Murderer Dies in Car Crash – What a Coincidence

Like a scripted James Bond film or Mission Impossible, is the evidence being “erased?”

from Zero Hedge:

Khashoggi Murder Suspect Dies In “Suspicious Car Accident” 

A 31-year-old lieutenant in the Saudi Royal Air Force said to have participated in the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi died in a “suspicious car accident” in Riyadh, according to Turkish media.

Mashal Saad al-Bostani was reportedly on a 15-man hit squad dispatched to Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul Consulate in Turkey on October 2 during Khashoggi’s visit, before the team quickly left the country, according to daily Yeni Şafak.

Albostani entered Turkey at 1:45 a.m. local time (2245GMT). He stayed at the Wyndham Grand Hotel and left the country at 9:46 p.m. local time (1846GMT) on a private jet which belonged to the Sky Prime Aviation company. –Yeni Şafak

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Mexico Thinks Caravan March may be Political – Imagine That

from the Blaze:

Mexican ambassador makes a stunning accusation about migrant caravan from Honduras

The Mexican ambassador to the United States said that they had reason to believe that the migrant caravan from Honduras heading towards the U.S. border was not the result of a grassroots effort, but was “politically motivated.”

“They’re frequently tricked…”

Ambassador Geronimo Gutierrez made the comments to Bret Baier on Fox News in an interview that aired Thursday.

“Mexico also issued a very clear statement saying if somebody is seeking asylum, Mexico is there along now with the U.N. to look at those claims, we want to make sure those claims are legitimate.” read more

New Use for Ethanol – Kill Cancer

Ethanol - good to fuel your car, and now potentially kill tumors
Ethanol – good to fuel your car, and now potentially kill tumors(Credit: erierika/Depositphotos)

Scientists have known for some time that ethanol can kill cancer cells, but several limitations held it back from becoming a broadly used treatment. A team at Duke University has recently developed a new type of ethanol solution that can be injected directly into a variety of tumors to potentially offer a new, safe, and cheap form of cancer treatment. read more

Irony: Elizabeth Warren’s Ancestor was an Indian Fighter

from Breitbart:

Three Percent of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA from Ancestor Who Rounded Up

Trail of Tears

Cherokees for ‘Trail of Tears

Breitbart News first reported in 2012 that Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) great-great-great grandfather Jonathan Crawford was a member of the Tennessee Militia that rounded up Cherokees living there at the time for the Trail of Tears journey to Oklahoma in the 1830s.

This gives Warren a 1/32, or 3.125 percent, Tennessee Militia heritage, at least double the maximum 1.56 percent, minimum 0.1 percent, Native American heritage Dr. Carlos Bustamante said the evidence in the DNA genotypes purported to come from Warrren’s DNA sample “strongly suggests” in his October 10, 2018 report released by Sen. Warren on Monday. read more