Bob Owens

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

I’m now the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything

Written By: Bob - Mar• 13•13

Answer_to_LifeI swear, I don’t feel a day over 39¾.

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  1. orbitup says:

    Happy Bday!! Welcome to 42.

  2. ShallNOTBeInfringed says:

    Bob, does that mean that Kwame Kilpatrick is also the answer or is that just in the Bizarro Universe?

  3. Robert says:

    Happy Birthday, Bob.

  4. Cole says:

    Happy Birthday

  5. Bubba Jones says:

    My first comment on this website just to say – HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BOB!!

    I’ve become addicted to this site and check it several times daily to see what’s been posted – both by Bob and the comments. It’s always interesting and relevant!!

    So, a question for Bob and the incredibly experienced shooters on this site. I am attending an Appleseed event next month. I’ve purchased a 10/22 takedown (which I’ve yet to run the first round through) that I’m going to use there. I’m wondering if I should stick with the iron sights or buy a scope? I’m leaning towards a scope, especially for the longer range shooting. I’ve passed 50 and my eyesight ain’t what it used to be. Any specific recommendations for an affordable scope would be appreciated.

    • Bob says:

      Scopes are perfectly fine for Appleseeds, and my eyes work better with them than Tech Sights for some reason. I can’t recommend a specific rimfire scope (I’m still looking for a good one), but would keep it in the lower power range. 4X is plenty for the kind of shooting we typically do. The hard part is finding one with parallax that adjusts down to 25 yards where much of our shooting takes place.

  6. Jason says:

    Happy Birthday Bob

  7. Comrade X says:

    It appears that you and Charles Krauthammer have more in common than just y’alls good looks!

    Death before slavery!

  8. Junk Science Skeptic says:

    42? Still just a young’n. Happy Birthday!

  9. STW says:

    Congratulations. Get yourself a new towel.

  10. Austerlitz says:

    Ha ha.

  11. Arthur says:

    Welcome to the faster part of the downhill slope.

  12. Matt says:

    But you forgot the question “What is six multiplied by nine?”

  13. Mike says:

    Happy day, Bob! Didn’t realize you were such a young chap. These days, I can almost remember 42. Almost. ;)

  14. Scott Davis says:

    Happy Birthday. I turned 42 yesterday too. Really like your site, keep up the good work.

  15. Lurker DeLurked says:

    Happy belated birthday, Bob! Keep up the good work!