Bob Owens

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

Archive for July, 2012

1994 “Assault Weapon Ban” wouldn’t have stopped Aurora shooter

Two things I’ve read repeatedly in the mainstream media about the Aurora Colorado shooting were that the shooter was wearing “body armor” and that the firearms and magazines he used would have been outlawed under the 1994 Crime Bill. Neither statement is true. The “body armor” the suspect war wasn’t body armor at all, and […]

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When evil arises

The man who shot up a packed theater in Aurora, Colorado during a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie managed to kill 12 people and physically wounded nearly 60 more, while managing to psychologically hurt many more. It takes a certain kind of predatory evil beyond simple mental illness to plot out such an […]

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PI claims Colorado theater shooter is Occupy Black Bloc member angry over how the group was portrayed in the film

Nothing detailed, but probably every bit as accurate as ABC News’ Brian Ross trying to blame the Tea Party (again). James Holmes was allegedly furious at how Director Christopher Nolan portrayed the Occupy movement of which he was allegedly apart. Update: Shockingly, a FL private detective is every bit as competent at jumping to conclusions […]

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64 shot, 14 dead at Batman massacre in Colorado

Oh my God: At least 14 people were killed and 50 wounded when a gunman opened fire during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie at an Aurora, Colorado, theater, Police Chief Dan Oates told reporters. The heavily armed suspect, who was wearing a bulletproof vest and a gas mask, was apprehended […]

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How cute: someone still thinks Occupy is relevant

Other than as a gathering place for the homeless, hipsters, and rapists Occupy was always too incoherent to be taken seriously, and when it limped away into obscurity no one really noticed. Well except this guy, who seems to think now is the time for Occupy to strike. And this is perhaps the most important […]

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