Bob Owens

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

Archive for February, 2014

The revolution will be app’d

Something, something, and communicate: Founded in Austin in 2011, Zello allows individuals to communicate to one another walkie-talkie style via a simple broadband connection. The app interface looks a like button on your phone. You press it to speak to people on a particular channel. The channels can be as small as two people or […]

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Idiots: Everyone knows you use Instagram to plot domestic terrorism.

These moron think that “op-sec” is a couple of aisles over from the Jim Beam: Three Georgia men were charged in federal court this week with plotting an attack against the government designed to trigger martial law and encourage other militias to join their violent uprising. Brian Edward Cannon, Cory Robert Williamson and Terry Eugene […]

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LOL. I was just “fired” by Infolinks.

I just got this via email from Infolinks, a company that posted advertising here for over two years: …upon a scheduled review of your website our Quality Assurance Team found that there are multiple gun-related posts underĀ bob-owens.comĀ . I’m afraid that since we cannot approve such content to our network we were forced to close your […]

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Any advice on a custom kydex holster maker?

I have a Walther PPQ M2 (5″ barrel version) coming in soon that I hope to run in a number of courses. I’m looking for a Kydex OWB holster with the options of running detachable belt loops for a conventional pistol course, which can be swapped out for some sort of MOLLE attachment system, so […]

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I swear, you write one little post on how to bring down the electrical grid and you never hear the end of it…

More than a year ago I wrote Shock the System, a brief description of the inherent fragility of the electrical grid. I thought nothing about it at the time, as the information I’d posted was common knowledge to anyone who had ever worked even on the fringes of public utilities, and attacking these systems has […]

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