Bob Owens

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

Archive for April, 2012

“Justice for Trayvon”

One of the most ominous warnings in the Bible is Hosea 8:7. For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up. Barnes’ notes on the Bible explains the passage. For they […]

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Fabled “fat lady” starts second stanza, Gingrich, Paul refuse to face reality

The GOP Presidential primary should be all but clinched by the end of the day, with Mitt Romney expected to put the nomination mathematically out of reach for Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich. Sadly, there is no indication that either Paul nor Gingrich have any intention of facing reality and ending their campaigns. I can […]

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Where do they get those wonderful toys?

I attended my second Appleseed in Ramsuer this past weekend, enjoying a beautiful Saturday and enduring one of the coldest and wettest late April days in years on Sunday. I’ll write an after action report later, but wanted to pass along some comments about the hardware we saw on display. One of our shooters is […]

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Zimmerman gets out on bail due (in part) to pathetically weak case against him; the ignorant and violent call for his murder

You know, if I had a son, he’d be bailed out just like George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman was released around midnight Sunday from a Florida county jail on $150,000 bail as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. The neighborhood watch volunteer was wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans and […]

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Dear Summer Moody: don’t steal, moron.

The Trayvon Martin case has been a spectacular disaster for the mainstream media. They’ve doctored evidence, all but manufactured other evidence (the “audio experts” that don’t even meet their own rudimentary standards), and have generated calls for lynchings and given grist to the idea of riots. Because of the media–not because of George Zimmerman–we are […]

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