Video Podcast – The Idiocy of Hate Crime – Robots Have Feelings Too

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

When speaking of violent crime like murder, adding the term hate crime is just idiocy. What can be more heinous than murder, or worse, mass murder. How does a murder, inspired by hate, change anything, or somehow make the crime worse?

Have you heard? Robots are apparently being abused by humans, and being racially profiled. But fear not. Researchers have discovered a way for humans to curb their abuse of robots and cause them to feel empathy. Yes, we now must feel empathy for robots – for machines. read more

Little by Little, the Wall is Being Built

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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Slow but sure, the Southern border wall is being built. If this is how president Trump has to get it done, so be it, and I guess we should be thankful.

We should be thankful that there is finally someone at the top who does give a crap and someone who is determined to keep his campaign pledge – not just drop it because it’s just “too hard,” or he might waste some important “political capital.”

And please stop with the mocking refrains about Mexico paying for the wall. Like that’s of paramount importance. If it eventually happens – great. Otherwise Trump’s exclamation should be taken as it was intended – a purposely hyperbolic negotiating tactic.

We should be thankful that we have a president who has not given up on the project, despite opposition from both sides. He is also fighting the derelict Washington mindset that dictates if something isn’t “comprehensive,” it should not even be considered. If “comprehensive” border legislation can’t be passed, nothing should be. That’s not defeatist at all. read more