Video Podcast – The Problem with the 24 Hour News Cycle

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

Every hour of every day has to be filled with new content, because the average reader has the attention span of a three year old. Case in point:

This is from Yahoo News:

“A 34-year-old Louisiana teacher is accused of raping her 10-year-old male student.”

But is it true? It may be, but so far the incident has just been alleged, and not been verified. But what if isn’t true. Her mugshot has already been all over the internet. If the allegation is false, where does she go to get her reputation back? The internet is replete with false allegations which have ruined lives, mainly due to the alleged perpetrator being tried and convicted in the court of public opinion. read more

What to do with the Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is due to become completely insolvent by 2024. They continue to hemorrhage cash every year to the tune of billions of dollars. With the onset of UPS, FedEx and electronic mail, the post office looks to be doomed. But can, or should it be saved? And if so, how?

The answer is, as it is always, lies in innovation. But as the Post Office is controlled by our geniuses in government, it is virtually impossible to do so. That and it isn’t allowed to compete with private sector industries. If it is to be saved, there are but two choices – allow it to continue to be propped up with more government money, or to privatize it.

Andrew Heaton for Reason TV discusses why privatization is really the only the option. read more

Heather Mac Donald Speaks out Against The Delusion of Diversity

There is no more delusional a place than the modern day college campus, and no more delusional group than the students who attend. We can find examples of this every day at sites like the College Fix and Campus Reform. Woke students, privileged enough to attend elite Universities, are triggered in to melt down and often violence at the mere mention of anything they don’t agree with or can’t fully embrace.

Peter Robinson of Fox Nation interviews Heather Mac Donald regarding her new book, The Delusion of Diversity, her experiences with college student ne’er-do-wells, and the faculty and staff who pander to their immaturity.

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The Lie of Nordic Socialism Exposed

The left loves to trumpet the Nordic countries as socialist success stories. But as Dane, Otto Brons-Petersen explains, they couldn’t be more wrong. In some ways Denmark is less socialist than is the United States. I like to call the Nordics, cuddly capitalist countries. They’re private sector is free market capitalism, but they pay very high taxes to maintain the socialist type safety nets.

But Petersen explains that as we in the U.S. march further toward socialism, Denmark is fast rejecting it, returning things like social security to the private sector.

Enjoy this episode of Prager University: Is Denmark Socialist? read more

Video Podcast – Will Trump send Illegals to Sanctuary Cities

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

Doubtless we’ve all heard of Trump’s threat to bus thousands of illegals and refugees to sanctuary cities and States. He says that they are always saying what a benefit to the community these “immigrants” are. Mayors and Governors alike claim that all should be welcome, without preconditions. The more the merrier. Immigrants are what make these cities great and all that clap-trap. The new mantra is “no human is illegal.”

So growing increasingly and understandably frustrated, Trump has decided to call the sanctuary cities on the insistence of their “come one, come all” policy.

And the left is utterly unhinged over Trump’s threat, which came without warning.

But is Trump serious about this, or is this just thrown out as a campaign issue, or other, to force the dems hand? read more

If You Don’t Support the Leftist Agenda – People Will Die

Yes, this video is almost two years old, but it’s as relevant today as it was then. And we still have the same cast of characters and the same silly issues the left continues to push. And with the 2020 presidential election heating up, you know the rhetoric will just become more hyperbolic as each candidate tries to push the envelope further to the radical left. As Rush Limbaugh says, it’s demonstrating absurdity by being absurd.

Enjoy Remy’s “People Will Die!” read more

Video Podcast – Two sides to the Emergency Powers Act

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

For the first time, I recently and personally suffered a Constitutional Crisis. Then I looked a little deeper.

I actually agree with both parties. How can that be? I sound like a squishy moderate. It’s really quite fascinating and a bit convoluted.

What am I talking about?

Well, the Emergency Powers Act of course.

Mark Levin stands firm with the president. Mike Lee also stands with the President, yet voted against his emergency powers act for money for the border wall.

Thus is my crisis. Which one these trusted Constitutional scholars do I side with? read more

Video Podcast – Transgenders in the Military

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

As an Originalist Constitutional conservative, I try to live my life by the Jeffersonian creed, “If it neither breaks my leg nor picks my pocket, what difference is it to me!”

In other words, regarding this podcast, I don’t give a crap what your sexual orientation is, or which one of 500 genders you currently are, as long as it doesn’t interfere with my life or cost me anything.

And someone being gay, bi, trans, whatever, doesn’t affect my life in any way, negatively or positively. So what the heck do I care. No one should. Just don’t ask me to pay for your operations or treatments. And don’t demand that I celebrate your lifestyle, when I don’t. I’m agnostic about these issues. I just don’t care enough to demonstrate for or against it.

However, the members of the military are affected by such things. In this podcast I explain why, and why these types of “distractions” can have a negative affect on the cohesiveness of the unit. read more

You Can’t Agree to Disagree with a Leftist

We’ve all the term, when at an impasse during a discussion, one turns to another and says: “Well then , I guess we must respectfully agree to disagree.” This respectful disagreement can happen when the people involved are both reasonable and have shared goals.

But as Owen Benjamin at Prager University explains, this new strain of radical leftists have no shared goals with the rest of us reasonable Americans. Therefore, it’s impossible to respectfully agree to disagree.

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Surprising Fake Attack Video

Well, I sure wouldn’t have expected to see this video, and I really didn’t expect it to come from the source it did. Leftist Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, who was suspicious of the Jussie Smollett attack, put together a parody video of the hoax.

Very Funny.

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