Bob Owens

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

Archive for August, 2012

How to be a dead sniper and kill all your friends, too.

You can pick up some good pointers on how to do things in life by watching other people fail. This is very true in war. During the early part of the Iraq war, Saddam’s loyalists would step out into the street to fire at American forces several hundred yards down the road, only to collect […]

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Two so far: RNC protestors in St. Pete, Tampa arrested with machetes in separate incidents

We mentioned yesterday that a RNC protestor was arrested (after resisting arrest, of course) with a kukri strapped to his leg. It wasn’t until this morning that I heard another RNC protestor was arrested  armed with a machete, among other weapons. So far, that is two protestors armed with very similar weapons, weapons that aren’t […]

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Is it too late for Democrats to replace Obama?

Is it too late for Democrats to dump Barack Obama from the top of the ticket, and come back with a winning option? Leading indicators, history, and reputable polls suggest that Barack Obama is an electoral dead man walking, with very little to no chance of defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney on November 6. In […]

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Crazy Uncle Ron claims he would have kept 9/11 from happening

I’ll be very, very happy when this nutjob retires: “Somebody — rather nationally —- said the other day on the Internet ‘if those Paul people had been in charge Osama Bin Laden would still be alive.’ But you know what I think the answer is? So would the 3000 people killed on 9/11 still be […]

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Isaac takes aim at below-sea-level hole in a swamp. Mayor doesn’t evacuate with less than 72 hours to go.

A weak Hurricane Issac is taking aim at the Gulf Coast, and New Orleans is once again in the center of the storm’s projected path: The storm swiped south Florida on Sunday before moving into warm Gulf waters, where it is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane. On its current track, […]

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