Common Sense

American kids’ daily mobile screen time is almost 10 times higher than it was in 2011

More than 95% of US households own a smartphone. If that makes you shrug, this will not: daily mobile media usage among kids under eight is nearly 10 times higher than it was in 2011, according to Common Sense’s most recent kids’ media usage survey.<p>“There’s a been a seismic shift in kids’ media use …

News

Two more real estate errors to avoid: Ask Joe

Underestimating closing costs and allowing your emotions to overtake common sense can be costly.

Real Estate

Payton: Peterson trade 'was done just using common sense'

Derick E. Hingle / USA TODAY Sports<p>The writing was on the wall for Adrian Peterson.<p>Though the veteran running back was scooped up by the New Orleans …

Sports

City council's reversal 'common sense,' says developer

'We're offering up a building here that we think will be affordable in the downtown marketplace'<p>A P.E.I. developer was pleased to see Charlottetown …

Toronto

A Call for Common Sense Reading Instruction

It appears that in our quest to make sure students can comprehend what they read that we have lost our common sense. That we have started listening …

Teaching

No need to wait for next massacre to talk common sense on guns

Forget Las Vegas.<p>When dawn breaks over the next killing field, impassioned arguments against any attempt to reduce the ongoing bloodshed under the …

Guns

Gingrich: Banning rapid fire gun modification is ‘common sense’

Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that it is "common sense" for Congress to ban the type of device used by the the Las …

Guns

Dear 'commonsense' gun-grabbers: It's the Bill of Rights, not a Bill of Restrictions

Dear 'commonsense' gun-grabbers: It's not a Bill of Restrictions<p>Posted October 04, 2017 02:35 PM by Rob Eno<p>inhauscreative | Getty Images<p>Font …

Conservative View

8 Invaluable Things We Wish We Could Buy From The Supermarket. If Only!

It’s a darn good time to be alive, eh? You can buy just about anything your heart desires from a store near you (T&C apply*). Never have there been …

We Don’t Need More Gun Control, We Need Politician Control

No new law is going to prevent people from ignoring the law when they want to do something evil.— Jim Jamitis (@anthropocon) October 3, 2017It has …

Gun Control

WTF MSM!? 'Commonsense' reform

Posted October 03, 2017 12:57 PM by Rob Eno<p>leezsnow | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>Calls for “commonsense” reform …<p><b>Media’s crusade against</b> …

Conservative View

On Journalism and Speculation after a Tragedy

Making the click-through worthwhile: Why speculation after a horrible event is natural and not all that harmful at all, an update on that report of a …

Guns

“common sense and DCRA are not always found in the same sentence.”

“Dear PoPville,While it is cool and damp today, we are going to have a weekend with temperatures in the 80s, and we are going to have temperatures …

Washington D.C.

‘They need common sense’- Klopp hits back at ridiculous Xmas Eve fixture

Jurgen Klopp has responded superbly to ludicrous plans for Sky Sports to move Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Arsenal to Christmas Eve. His …

English Premier League

Trump’s Latest Travel Order Is Common Sense

If you haven’t heard many details about the latest proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, it’s probably because critics—including media—don’t …

Conservative View

Jose Mourinho's red card makes you fear for referees' common sense

Officials have a largely thankless task. There are so many marginal calls in the game these days that it is hard not to sympathise with their union at times.<p>It makes you wonder why they still do not have more video technology at their disposal, not least when you consider the success of the goal …

Jose Mourinho

Utah Gov. Says Repealing Obamacare Is 'Common Sense'

September 25th, 2017, 3:53 PM UTC<p>Utah Republican Governor Gary Herbert explains his support for the latest revision of a GOP bill to repeal …

Business

FIFA 'applying common sense' with expected poppy ban U-turn

Tracey Crouch, the United Kingdom's sports minister, was glad to hear FIFA is set to relax the rules on home nations displaying poppies.<p>FIFA will be applying common sense in relaxing its ban on England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland's national teams displaying a poppy on their shirts, …

FIFA

FIFA 'applying common sense' with expected poppy ban U-turn

England and Scotland players wearing armbands with poppies at WembleyTracey Crouch, the United Kingdom's sports minister, was glad to hear FIFA is …

Remembrance Day

Mitchell: Super Rugby approaching 'common sense'

Pretoria - Bulls coach <b>John Mitchell</b> believes that SANZAAR has taken a step in the right direction by going back to 15 teams and three Conferences in …

Sport (South Africa)

How millennials can prepare for the next financial crisis

They also found that nearly half of this group feels there’s nothing they can do about it. Maybe for some there is nothing they can do about it but I’ve never been a big fan of throwing your hands in the air and playing the woe is me card.<p>Here are some things millennials can do to prepare the next …

Credit Card Debt

The Mountain of Evidence That Russia Helped Elect Trump Grows Bigger

Follow Like Join<p>Russia waged a sophisticated and systematic propaganda campaign to damage Hillary Clinton and boost Donald Trump, leading to his …

Russia

Verbal common sense will prevent AIs from harvesting kings and unlocking oranges

If I hand you an apple, you know from experience that it isn’t something you can drive. And the tree it came from can’t be woven, or its seeds bandied. <i>You</i> know that’s nonsense, but AIs don’t have the benefit of years spent navigating the world, and as such have no real idea as to what you can do …

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next

Instead of fixating on a fight between capitalism and socialism, imagine innovating a future economy that transcends old binaries.<p><i>This story reflects the views of these authors, but not necessarily the editorial position of</i> Fast Company.<p>These are fast-changing times. Old certainties are collapsing …

Capitalism

Lack of Common Sense in Fishing Conservation

I am a commonsense kind of guy. I’m pretty sure the sun will rise tomorrow in the east and will keep that up until, in the words of Shakespeare, I …

Fishing

Arts notes

I intend nothing short of a compliment by saying Australia is – or was – a land built on physicality and pragmatism. Contemporary greenies may love to hug rare frogs or familiar trees yet even they probably stop short of embracing Blue Mountain funnel-webs or red-bellied blacks. This great land, of …

Tony Abbott

Sept. 7 Letters: Bring common sense to DACA debate

The DACA children are victims of the failed immigration policies of our shameful government whose elected officials are just too polarized and …

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Postponing Buccaneers-Dolphins was common sense

Sports

Obama Slams Trump's DACA decision: 'Cruel' and 'contrary to our spirit and common sense'

Former President Barack Obama called his successor Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) …

Immigration

Obama: Ending DACA Is 'Contrary to Our Spirit, and to Common Sense'

« Trump Cancels DACA, Impacting Tens of Thousands of Students and Teachers | Main<p>Just hours after the Trump administration announced plans to end the …

Immigration