Bob Owens

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Archive for January, 2012

Email does not show Holder was told that Terry killed with Fast and Furious weapons

I’ve been seeing a lot of misinformation regarding Friday’s DOJ document dump, claiming that Eric Holder was told on December 15 that BORTAC Agent Brian Terry was killed in a firefight and that Fast and Furious weapons were recovered at the scene. I’ve read the emails. One email from Holder’s deputy chief of staff Monty […]

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A justifiable death

I’ve seen quite a few bloggers link to the bystander video of Monterrey Park Police officers shooting a man in the parking lot of a Carl’s Jr . this past Monday morning. It seems like everyone wants to armchair quarterback this event. I’ll simply note the following: While the video isn’t great and audio is […]

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SEALs get ‘mothership’

The USS Ponce (LPD-15), is Austin-class amphibious transport dock that was decommissioned in December and was being prepared for mothballing when they thought up a better use for it. In response to requests from U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East, the Navy is converting an aging warship it had planned to decommission […]

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Fanatical Obama supporter threatens to murder AZ Sheriff

No, I didn’t throw in the word “fanatical.” That was actually in the article’s lede: A “fanatical supporter” of President Barack Obama is the prime suspect in an investigation into an Internet death threat against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Adam Eugene Cox, 33, was arrested in Tennessee Friday on an unrelated warrant for assault. […]

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I guess Barack doesn’t love me anymore

The White House is winding up their “state of the union” week with a “post-state of the union conversation” Monday.  They want people to submit questions, and fellow NC gun blogger Sean Sorrentino though that would be a great opportunity to ask President Obama some questions about Operation Fast and Furious, and suggested that others […]

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