Bob Owens

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

Archive for July, 2012

Awww… UN Arms treaty talks collapse

For once, I’m happy Obama has failed. The United Nations indefinitely suspended action on an international arms trade treaty Friday after the United States and several other countries asked for more time. The decision sparked angry reactions from human rights groups often allied with the Obama administration, who believed a treaty to regulate the export […]

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What would gun control advocates be willing to give up in “compromise?”

New York Senator Chuck Schumer attempted to sneak a gun control provision limiting magazine capacity into a cybersecurity bill last night, and then had the temerity to complain when exposed, “Maybe we could come together on guns if each side gave some.” During the entirety of his long anti-gun career, neither Shumer nr his allies […]

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Senate Dems try to slip gun control into cybersecurity bill

It didn’t take very long at all for gun-grabbing Democratic Senators to try to sneak an attack on the Second Amendment into an entirely unrelated bill. Shortly after the Cybersecurity Act gained Senate approval to proceed to filing proposed amendments and a vote next week, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), a sponsor of the gun control […]

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Concealed carrier in Salt Lake City ends stabber’s spree

The Joyce Foundation, Brady bunch, Violence Policy Center, and other radical leftists the President adores constantly tell us guns in the hands of civilians don’t stop spree killers. About that: Police say the suspect purchased a knife inside the store and then turned it into a weapon. Smith’s employee Dorothy Espinoza says, “He pulled it […]

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Yes, the U.N. Arms treaty is a threat to America

When I heard that the United Nations arms control treaty being hashed out right now was a threat to our sovereignty, I took it with a huge grain of salt. I’ve been hearing similar claims more or less continually since I first began following 2nd Amendment issues in the late 1980s, and none of those […]

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