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).

9/11 – Have You Forgotten

On September 11, 2001—a clear, sunny, late summer day—al Qaeda terrorists aboard three hijacked passenger planes carried out coordinated suicide attacks against the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., killing everyone on board the planes and nearly 3,000 people on the ground. A fourth plane crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, killing all on board, after passengers and crew attempted to wrest control from the hijackers. Below is a chronology of the events of 9/11 as they unfolded. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Flight path map of the planes hijacked on the 9/11 attacks, September 11, 2001, from the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, 9/11 Commission

This map was created by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, more popularly known as the 9/11 Commission, depicting the movements of the four planes hijacked by terrorists on the morning of September 11, 2001, as well as the U.S. Air Force fighters that were scrambled to intercept them.

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States/The National Archives

• 7:59 am – American Airlines Flight 11, a Boeing 767 with 92 people aboard, takes off from Boston’s Logan International Airport en route to Los Angeles. read more

New Commencal Meta Power E-Bike

The 2021 Commencal Meta Power ebike features the new Shimano EP8 motor
The 2021 Commencal Meta Power ebike features the new Shimano EP8 motor
Commencal

The Shimano Steps series of electric bike motors have long felt quite decent and smooth to ride, but they’ve fallen behind on torque since Bosch started extracting 85 Nm from its Performance Line CX motors, and an update has perhaps been overdue.

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Troop Draw Down – Another Trump Pledge Being Fulfilled

Despite what some will insist, this is not an election year ploy. This is a 2016 campaign pledge that the president has every intention of fulfilling.

from the Daily Wire:

Trump To Pull 2,200 Troops From Iraq, Plans Draw Down In Afghanistan

“The sacrifice has been great, but the progress has been significant”

RAMADI, IRAQ - JANUARY 15: A fellow soldier honors slain U.S. Army PFC Ming Sun, age 20 and a naturalized American citizen, at a memorial ceremony January 15, 2007 in Ramadi in Iraq's Anbar province. Sun was shot and killed by an insurgent sniper on January 9, 2007 while on combat operations with his unit from A Company 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment in Sufia, east of Ramadi. Sun was born in China and became an American citizen after moving to the United States with his family in 1996. U.S. forces and insurgents battle daily in the Ramadi area, which has some of the highest American casualty rates of the war. (Photo by
John Moore/Getty Images

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that 2,200 American troops will be pulled from Iraq, adding that top officials are looking to announce a draw down in Afghanistan in the next few days. read more

Oh Look! A crisis we just can’t let go to waste!

from the Blaze:

UN secretary-general sees COVID-19 ‘economic reset’ as opportunity to end patriarchal oppression of women

‘Time to rebuild more equal, inclusive, and resilient societies’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said last month that COVID-19 provides the opportunity for an “economic reset” that will allow the world to fundamentally restructure societies to be less oppressive of women, during a speech at a town hall with Young Women from Civil Society Organizations. read more

Weapon Wednesday – New Bite Sleeve for Military Dogs

The new bite sleeve more accurately simulates the texture of human skin
The new bite sleeve more accurately simulates the texture of human skin
US Army

The US Army has developed a more realistic bite sleeve for training military working dogs. Worn by the trainer during biting exercises, the protective silicone and Kevlar sleeve looks and feels more like a human arm when bitten, but still shields the wearer from harm. read more

Oh No! Hobby Lobby in Trouble with Leftists

A potential boycott by anti-God, Anti-Trump leftists? Whatever will they do?

from the Blaze:

Mass outrage erupts at Hobby Lobby after blatant pro-Trump message appears on a store display

The message is pretty clear — but there’s no proof Hobby Lobby was behind it

Hobby Lobby is under fire after a decidedly pro-Trump display was recently discovered at one of its U.S. stores.

Social media users are calling for a boycott of the store, which has never shied away from its conservative roots. read more

Remission of Type 2 Diabetes

A new study has found how injections of a certain protein into the brain can help put mice and rats into remission from diabetes
A new study has found how injections of a certain protein into the brain can help put mice and rats into remission from diabetes

 

Currently, the best treatments for type 2 diabetes involve managing blood sugar levels, but recent research suggests that the brain may be a new drug target for longer-term control. Now, a pair of studies on rats and mice has investigated how a certain peptide works to induce remission for animals with diabetes, which could lead to new breakthroughs in human treatments. read more