Bob Owens

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

Archive for March, 2012

DOJ had top Fast and Furious suspect, let him go

The L.A. Times has an exclusive this morning that claims the BATFE had top Operation Fast and Furious gun smuggler Manuel Fabian Celis-Acosta dead to rights in May of 2010, and let him go. Seven months after federal agents began the ill-fated Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation, they stumbled upon their main suspect in a […]

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Sounds like murder to me

I’ve followed the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, without issuing an opinion about the incident until now. Martin, a wispy 17 year-old-black teen, was walking to the home he was staying in after going to the convenience store for a bag of candy and a Coke. George Zimmerman, a self-appointed neighborhood […]

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A fantasy platform

I’ve been home sick for the past three days with a sinus infection, sleeping most of the day and having weird dream at night. In one of those dreams I was on-stage in a 2016 GOP Presidential Primary debate. I don’t remember much of it, but I was impressive! Hey, it was my dream. It […]

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Suppressor Porn

A couple of weeks back I mentioned that Templar Custom was working on a prototype of an integrally-suppressed barrel called the Dagger. Bob has an update of the finished and painted prototype. Here it is unmounted. And here is what it looks like mounted in an AR that looks suspiciously like Gretchen. Production Dagger barrels […]

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Fire Boehner

Let me be totally up-front about my complete ambivalence to Speaker of the House John Boehner’s career as a congressman, and his current tenure as Speaker of the House. I have no strong feelings about his overallĀ  performance one way or the other. Now that my position is perfectly clear on that, let me explain […]

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