Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

Archive for February, 2012

Act of Valor, brought to you by Gibson-Galliano films

I was really rooting for Act of Valor, the action film that blurred the lines between reality and fiction by using real, active-duty U.S. Navy operators and live ammunition (in some scenes) as they tried to unravel a plot involving Islamic terrorists and South American drug dealers attacking America. I was planning on seeing the […]

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So it’s a turkey shoot

A neighbor mentioned a nearby shooting range that he was interested in trying out, and so I pulled up it’s web site to have a gander at what they have to offer. I’m trying to decide if one competitive offering they present is insensitive, inflammatory, entirely reasonable, or all of the above. The Templar Shooting […]

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A new old gun for Appleseed

I just picked up an old Glenfield Model 60 from my local gun shop. It’s wooden stock was battered and just a bit loose, the finish was worn, and the scarred action appears to have been cleaned with a wire brush. I suspect the rifle rarely, if ever, saw the inside of a case, and […]

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Reality bites at the pump

Remember this nugget? “Somehow, we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.” –Steven Chu, Barack Obama’s incoming Energy Secretary At the time, gas prices in Europe ranged from $9-$10 a gallon. The Obama Administration then took one extreme measure after another to ensure that the price […]

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Obama zealot assault pre-teen son for not paying attention to DVR-recorded speech

There is good news here, and bad news. The bad news is that this nut-job assaulted his young son because he couldn’t sit through Obama’s self-serving State of the Nation. A North Stamford father trying to make his pre-teenaged son listen to President┬áBarack Obama’s State of the Union speech last month was arrested on a […]

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