Bob Owens

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

Archive for August, 2012

Should the NYPD even have guns?

Two NYPD cops fire a volley of shots at one murderer, and hit nine civilians. I ask at PJ Media if the citizens of Michael Bloomberg’s paradise would be better served by cops armed with tasers.

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Gun control advocate settles argument by firing shotgun…drunk

Alcohol and firearms don’t mix. Firearms and untrained people don’t mix. Alcohol and firearms and angry untrained people leads to a predictable outcome: During an alcohol-fueled argument over gun control, an Aloha woman fired a shotgun inside her own home, shooting out a softball-sized hole from the wall. No one was hurt but a neighbor’s house […]

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Occupy plots violence at RNC at expense of mainstream peaceful protests

I love mocking the hippie retreads, iPad Marxists, vain hipsters and other denizens of the left wing protest movement, and frankly, it’s hard not to mock them. That said, they deserve their freedom to assemble and freedom to speak their political views as ever man, woman and child on the planet should, and I will […]

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Man who wants babies who survive abortions to be left to die calls opponent “extreme.”

There are some people too dumb to grasp the concept of irony. President Barack Obama said Mitt Romney has locked himself into “extreme positions” on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected, trying to discredit his Republican rival at the biggest political moment of his life. In an interview with The […]

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NY Times confirms my math: most of those shot at Empire State felled by NYPD bullets

I crunched the numbers yesterday, and came to the conclusion that most of the people injured during a shooting near the Empire State Building in New York City were felled by police bullets: From piecing together the various media accounts, we know that Johnson was most likely armed with a M1911 .45 ACP pistol, which […]

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