Bob Owens

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

Archive for April, 2012

Does this mean what I think it means?

Oh, please-please-please let this actually be what it sounds like: According to the National Firearms Act Trade & Collectors Association, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are preparing to remove the often burdensome Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) signature requirement from Form 1 and Form […]

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The real George Zimmerman?

Chris Francescani has turned public perceptions of 2nd degree murder suspect George Zimmerman upside down overnight with a new article simply title  George Zimmerman: Prelude to a shooting. The story builds a far more complex picture of Trayvon Martin’s killer, one radically different from the caricature created by the media in the days after a […]

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You say you want a revolution…

I’m having one of “those days” where I have very little faith in the intelligence and morality of my fellow human beings. I’m tired of government bureaucrats asserting powers not given to them by the Constitution. I’m angry at people sitting around doing nothing when the purist moral evil stares at them in the face […]

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“…and a little child shall lead them.”

People love to cite the quote that “all that is needed for evil for triumph is for good men to do nothing.”  Yet perfectly able-bodied men apparently stood by as a four-year old child was terrorized: The Brademeyer family’s ordeal began at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport after they had cleared a security checkpoint. Brademeyer’s mother, who […]

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Hello, orange hat

I had a lot of fun at my first Appleseed shoot at the program’s home range in Ramsuer, NC, a little over a month ago. I learned a lot about our Founding Fathers and the “three strikes of the match” that triggered the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. I also learned more about marksmanship […]

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