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  • Civilization Requires Collective Common Sense

    09/24/2020 3:53:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 24, 2020 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Without common sense in government, civilization cannot continue. After the summer protests and rioting in many large cities, activists demanded a defunding, or at least radical pullbacks, of the police. So-called crime experts often concurred. So some city governments ignored public warnings and diminished their police presence despite a sharp rise in crime in many cities. Looting and arson were often ignored. If you call 911 in a large American city, there is no guarantee that anyone will answer promptly and send out police to aid the endangered. So gun sales have soared. Some people who never before owned weapons,...
  • Voters Favor Crackdown on Violent Protests; Most Democrats Disagree

    08/13/2020 10:23:30 AM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 34 replies
    Voters are ready for the police to put an end to the continuing violent protests nationwide. Most also say the protests will be important to their vote in the upcoming elections. When asked which is closer to their own thinking, 50% of Likely U.S. Voters say the police should crack down on the protests to bring them to an end. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% disagree and believe the protests should be allowed to continue until the protesters decide to end them. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. There’s sharp partisan disagreement on this...
  • Trump says coronavirus crisis will ‘get worse before it gets better,’ pleads with Americans to wear masks

    07/21/2020 5:01:47 PM PDT · by VictoryGal · 416 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/27/2020 | Andrew O'Reilly
    In his first official press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic since April, President Trump on Tuesday admitted that the public health crisis is likely to worsen as cases surge across the country and asked all Americans to wear masks in public. While Trump hailed his administration’s response to the pandemic and the work toward developing a vaccine, he bluntly disclosed what many Americans already know: that the crisis is likely to spread more before it can be contained. “It will get worse before it gets better,” Trump said of the pandemic that has infected close to 4 million Americans. “That’s...
  • Critical Thinking Exposes The ScamDemic

    07/09/2020 9:06:37 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/08/2020
    This guy unloads a lot of common sence in 5 minutes. Think about what he is saying, and please share this before Youtube bans it.https://youtu.be/orLeIjRWsCA 
  • A Little Common Sense

    05/02/2020 10:31:06 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 34 replies
    My brain | 5/2/2020 | Jeff Chandler
    I'm neither a doctor nor a scientist, but in my work I am a problem solver. Analyzing and solving problems involve pretty much the same approach, whether you are a scientist, a programmer, or an appliance repair man. It's logic. So here goes: 1.) Implement the HCQ protocol on a massive scale. NOW. Doctors the world over are confirming its efficacy. The only things holding it back are partisan politics and the lack of profitability. I had been saying this before President Trump's mention of it, which only served to brand it with a scarlet letter for half the populace....
  • Here’s a coronavirus update: Experts say covid-19 can spread through the eyes

    04/23/2020 3:58:10 AM PDT · by Ymani Cricket · 93 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | April 23, 2020 | IANS
    While we know we must wash your hands and wear face masks to prevent covid-19, experts are now also suggesting wearing glasses as precautionary step. While we know we must wash your hands and wear face masks to prevent covid-19, experts are now also suggesting wearing glasses as precautionary step. Beware ladies, pink eye is a possible symptom of covid-19. The mandatory precautionary measures against covid-19 that we have been aware include the use of facial masks and hand sanitisers. With new research emerging, it’s time to add eye care to that list of preventative measures against covid-19. Because according...
  • Mike Rowe brings a dose of common sense to coronavirus panic

    03/21/2020 11:13:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/21/2020 | Andrea Widburg
    .... the Black Death in the mid-1300s killed 30–50% of the world's population. Modern medicine makes it unlikely that this will happen in the here and now. All of this gets us back to Mike Rowe. He points out that, despite the lack of knowledge we have, Americans — especially Americans in government — are making instant, big decisions with consequences that may be disastrous and far-reaching. He writes, too, that people cannot perpetually maintain a state of panic. Even if we wanted to keep people locked in their houses for a year, wiping out entirely the American economy, Americans...
  • Common Sense Podcast - Rudy Giuliani

    02/07/2020 6:16:50 AM PST · by Damifino · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/24/2020 | Rudy Guilini
    This is the first episode of Guilini's video series on the corruption he uncovered while doing legal defense for Trump. It begins with Impeachment which now is dated as that is history. It continues into corruption and man is it compelling. There are currently 4 episodes with more promised to follow. The revelations are stunning and extremely well supported. It is no wonder that Rudy was a great litigator. Common Sense - Episode 1Common Sense - Episode 2Common Sense - Episode 3Common Sense - Episode 4These videos have been effectively shadow-banned by YouTube(Google), they're difficult to search and find Guilini's...
  • This Emotional Intelligence Test Was So Accurate It Was Creepy

    11/03/2019 7:33:11 AM PST · by rktman · 42 replies
    getpocket.com ^ | 11/3/2019 | rich ellis
    The concept of emotional intelligence (“EQ” or “EI” for short) has been around for over 20 years, but it’s still enjoying buzzy prominence in HR circles. The more technology reshapes (and in some quarters, automates) the workforce, the more valuable human-only skills seem to become. So I took the EQ-i 2.0 to figure out what it could tell me about my strengths, weaknesses, and what they might mean for my career.
  • The War on Common Sense

    10/17/2019 3:31:47 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 14, Oct, 2019 | Robert Curry
    hen Thomas Paine appealed to “common sense” to make the case for American independence, it probably never crossed his mind that there would ever be a need to make the case for common sense itself, at least not in America. But common-sense thinking has fallen out of favor. Because it has been under attack for a very long time, it no longer gets the respect it once commanded. Deep thinkers have discarded it, elites have learned to disdain it, and many of us have had our confidence in its value badly shaken. The consequences are enormous. Faltering belief in common...
  • Charlie Daniels: Lack of Common Sense, Comfort Animals and Anarchy: Where Does It End?

    09/09/2019 10:49:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    CNSNews ^ | September 9, 2019 | Charlie Daniels
    Charlies Daniels I will be 83 years old in October and will be the first to admit that, for the most part, the world has totally outpaced me technologically, style-wise, musically, and certainly insofar as what is and is not socially acceptable. And while an octogenarian fiddle player from Tennessee may be miles and decades behind in recognizing and embracing the “in” thing and what is socially acceptable in this ever-changing beehive we live in, there are a few eternal truths that can never go out of style or be pushed to the side and ignored if the human...
  • 25 common sense truths that you’re no longer supposed to say

    09/06/2019 12:29:47 PM PDT · by xzins · 94 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | August 24, 2019 | John Hawkins
    America is turning into such an intolerant, victim-centered, outrage-based, politically correct, that joke isn’t funny, how dare you hold an opposite opinion-centered culture, that a lot of people are afraid to tell you the truth anymore. It’s easier for people to sometimes just keep their heads down and hope that the outrage mob will pick another victim. But, unfortunately, when people become afraid to speak the truth, common sense can die in the darkness because everyone is caught up in saying what we’re “supposed to” believe instead. An America that encourages free speech, discourages censorship and believes in a free...
  • Transgender insanity: Another big battle in the war on common sense: In a Women's Shelter

    08/21/2019 6:49:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/21/2019 | Robert Curry
    I'm guessing you have already noticed that there is a war on common sense going on all around us, but have you heard about this recent assault in that war?  It's a doozy.  A women's shelter is being sued for turning away a man dressed in a nightgown.  Really. According to the reports, a very large and very inebriated man dressed in a nightgown showed up at a women's shelter in downtown Anchorage, Alaska seeking entry.  He was not admitted to stay the night. As a result, the shelter is now embroiled in a legal battle.  The Anchorage Equal Rights Commission (AERC), an administrative...
  • You're Uncomfortable? So What?

    07/11/2019 7:03:44 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11 July 2019 | Blue Collar Logic
    A Starbucks employee kicked 6 cops out of a store in Tempe Arizona. Here's why we should be worried.
  • AG Barr touts federal approach to marijuana legalization for resolving 'intolerable' conflict

    04/11/2019 12:21:02 PM PDT · by Ken H · 126 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 10, 2019 | Andrew Blake
    Attorney General William Barr testified Wednesday that he would rather see marijuana legalized nationwide than let states continue to defy federal prohibition. Speaking during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Mr. Barr told members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that conflicting federal and state marijuana laws have created an “intolerable” situation for the Department of Justice. would prefer one of two approaches rather than where we are,” Mr. Barr told lawmakers. "Personally, I would still favor one uniform federal rule against marijuana but, if there is not sufficient consensus to obtain that, then I think the way to go is to...
  • King George III speaks to Parliament of American rebellion, 1775

    10/27/2018 3:20:46 AM PDT · by gattaca · 16 replies
    History Channel ^ | October 27, 2018 | History Channel
    On this day in 1775, King George III speaks before both houses of the British Parliament to discuss growing concern about the rebellion in America, which he viewed as a traitorous action against himself and Great Britain. He began his speech by reading a “Proclamation of Rebellion” and urged Parliament to move quickly to end the revolt and bring order to the colonies. The king spoke of his belief that “many of these unhappy people may still retain their loyalty, and may be too wise not to see the fatal consequence of this usurpation, and wish to resist it, yet...
  • Team Trump is Protecting America’s Vital Manufacturing, Defense Industrial Base from Big Risks....

    10/11/2018 3:55:40 PM PDT · by caww · 3 replies
    White House ^ | 10/10/2018 | Peter Navarro Assistant to the President, Director of Trade and Industrial Policy
    America’s manufacturing and defense industrial base – vital to ensuring our national security – is under significant threat at a time when the military capabilities of China, Russia, and our other strategic competitors are growing. This is an enormously important issue that has received far less attention in the news media than it deserves. Fortunately, President Trump has long recognized that to be strong and secure our nation must be able to rely on U.S. companies to manufacture products needed for our national defense. He understands that we must never become dependent on foreign nations to design, produce and maintain...
  • Why Did Common Sense Die ?

    06/19/2018 6:48:04 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 49 replies
    The Daily Dose of Reason ^ | June 19, 2018 | Dr. Michael J Hurd
    As I watched a woman walking on the narrow shoulder of a busy highway with triplets in a stroller, looking annoyed that she has to deal with all this danger and traffic, I asked myself once again, “Whatever happened to common sense?” Then the question we never ask occurred to me: “WHY has common sense died?” In order to answer it, you first have to ask yourself: What IS common sense? Common sense is basically the application of simple reasoning to everyday life. Common sense is not enough for a complex area of specialization. You can’t use common sense to...
  • Seattle city council repeals "head tax" on city's big businesses

    06/12/2018 4:25:42 PM PDT · by hoagy62 · 14 replies
    KOMO.com ^ | 6/12/18 | AP and KOMO
    Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis. The council voted 7-2 after supporters and opponents packed a meeting with signs saying, "Tax Amazon, housing for all" and "No tax on jobs," with some shouting for more time to discuss the issue. The vote showed Amazon's ability to aggressively push back on government taxes, especially in its affluent hometown where it's the largest employer and where some...
  • Where's the Common Sense in 'Common Sense' Gun Laws?

    03/29/2018 3:01:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 29, 2018 | Larry Elder
    Americans, many quite young, attended anti-gun violence rallies across the country. Many protesters demanded more federal "common-sense" gun control laws. But the push for common-sense gun laws lacks common sense, or at least perspective. The protests, sparked by the murders of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, were billed as a "March for Our Lives." But according to criminologist James Alan Fox, over the last 25 years 10 students have died each year, on average, in school shootings. By contrast, every year about 300 Americans are struck by lightning. Most survive, but since 2000 an average of...