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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).

The Death Of Three Equal Branches

from Conservative Review:

SCOTUS’ Louisiana decision takes Roberts’ power play to a new level of aggression against the Constitution

Chief Justice John Roberts

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Will the perfidy of Chief Justice John Roberts finally help conservatives slay their false idol of “appointing better judges” and actually fight against the entire notion of judicial supremacy instead?

I take no pride in seeing my thesis on the judiciary being proven correct every week, but once again we see that once we regard even lower courts as supreme to other branches on purely political questions, then simply “appointing better Supreme Court justices” will not matter. Much like drinking coffee with a fork, the more we accede to judicial supremacy, only using all our capital to get “our guys” on the high tribunal, the more we lose more of the existing members to the system. John Roberts has long ago become the new Anthony Kennedy, a fact that is now becoming obvious even to conservative court-worshippers. read more

New F-150 Raptor Even More Impressive

One thing we noticed in our week of off-pavement good times in the 2019 Ford F-150...
One thing we noticed in our week of off-pavement good times in the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor was the amazing amount of wheel reach it achieves(Credit: Aaron Turpen / New Atlas)

The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor upgrades the now-legendary off-pavement dirt flinger with some added goodies. These improve the Raptor’s already impressive off-road performance with better digging, crawling, and bouncing capabilities. We loved the redneck dream truck in 2017 and love it even more now. read more

New Democrats Will Solve Our Problems

from the American Thinker:

The Progressives and Your Money

First things first. They’re no longer Democrats. “Democrats” are so yesterday, so obsolete, so unrepresentative of current liberal thought. JFK was a Democrat and he believed in a strong military, cutting taxes and confronting worldwide evil from an absolutist — not relative — vantage point. That’s all so wrong. We need a more enlightened approach, one that benefits from the knowledge we’ve gained in the 60 years since JFK. We’re progressed so far. That’s it — we’ll call ourselves Progressives. read more

Graphene Coating Self-Heals Metal

The technology could be used to help keep structures such as bridges from corroding
The technology could be used to help keep structures such as bridges from corroding (Credit:Christin_Lola/Depositphotos)

Corrosion in metals can lead to the structural fatigue or failure of bridges, pipelines, and plane fuselages. Anti-corrosion coatings help prevent this, but they become ineffective when pierced, cracked, or scratched away. Researchers at Northwestern University have now developed a self-healing coating that can patch up its imperfections in a matter of seconds. read more

Joke of the Day

A lawyer, who had a wife and 12 children, needed to move because his rental agreement was terminated by the owner, who wanted to reoccupy the home. But he was having a lot of difficulty finding a new house.

When he said he had 12 children, no one would rent a home to him because they felt that the children would destroy the place. read more

Hatred of Jews and Blacks Defy Logic

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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Have you ever wondered why racists are who they are? Why are blacks hated so by them? It makes no sense. Is it just their skin color? Are they perceived as some sort of threat to the white race?

All the reasons one can conjure up defy logic.

Yet there is another race of people, with a parallel history of slavery to freedom, who are more reviled than the black race. Of course I’m referring to the Jews and the nation of Israel.

Like racists, anti-Semites and haters of Israel appear to have to make up reasons just to continue to hate the tiny nation.

When the anti-Semitic radical, Democrat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, granted several interviews to Jew and Israel-hating TV host, Ahmed Tharwat, it got scant attention from the main stream media. If not for the Daily Caller, we might not know about it. read more

U.S. Rolls New Low Yield Nuke

USS Nebraska Successfully Tests Trident II D5 Missile

U.S. NAVY PHOTO BY MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 1ST CLASS RONALD GUTRIDGE/RELEASED

The Trump Administration is racing to field a new nuclear weapon designed to counter Russia and enhance nuclear deterrence.

The W-76-2 warhead will be delivered to the U.S. Navy for deployment on ballistic missile submarines in late 2019. Proponents claim the new warhead will enable the U.S. to respond to Russian nuclear weapons proportionately, but critics claim the W-76-2 is just another nuclear weapon and similarly dangerous. read more

Joke of the Day

If my body was a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model. I’ve got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish and my paint job is getting a little dull.

But that’s not the worst of it. My headlights are out of focus and it’s especially hard to see things up close. read more

32 Campus Religious Groups on Probation

from the Washington Free Beacon:

32 Religious Groups on Probation for Alleged Discrimination at University of Iowa

The University of Iowa has placed 32 campus religious groups on probation because they are supposedly in violation of the school’s anti-discrimination policy. The public became aware of the list during arguments in federal district court last week involving a Christian student group initially kicked off campus.

Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) brought together students for weekly discussions centered on prayer and biblical messages. The mission of the group is to form future business leaders who integrate the values of their faith into their work. BLinC’s group leaders are expected to share its Christian faith. read more