Bob Owens

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

Schumer-Toomey-Machin falls

Schumer-Toomey-Machine collapses, 54/46. Even Harry Reid voted against it. Senate now moving on Grassley/Cruz. Update: Grassley/Cruz falls 52-48. Leahy/Collins Amendment is up next, expected to fail. Update: Leahy/Collins falls 58-42. Cornyn’s concealed carry amendment comes up next. Update: Cornyn’s concealed carry falls short 57-43. Feinstein’s “assault weapon” ban comes up next. Update: Feinstein falls by […]

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Godless California is the latest state to assault the Constitution

The last time I saw Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (above, left), he was at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, leading his fellow progressives as they denied God three times. He was back on my radar last night, joining his fellow California Democrats in their unyielding assault on the Second Amendment. A package of some […]

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46 U.S. Senators voted to forfeit the Constitution to foreign powers on March 23. The mainstream media covered it up.

We’re somehow just finding out that on March 23, 46 American senators voted against a simple resolution affirming American sovereignty. Instead, they voted to forfeit the Second Amendment to the United Nations and their Arms Trade Treaty. I can’t find any record of any mainstream media commenting on the vote, and yet it happened; here […]

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Schumer-Toomey-Manchin gun bill allows the creation of federal gun registry

Yeah, so all the unicorns and rainbows I was trying to salvage yesterday with unwarranted optimism over the possibilities of what could be done with the Senate gun control bill? Flush it: First, the legislation says that nothing in the legislation shall be construed to allow establishment of a federal firearms registry. In addition, it […]

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Republican Senators drop gun bill filibuster; is a trap being set?

I was a little surprised that the Republicans skipped out on the gun control bill filibuster, allowing it to move forward to debate by a vote of 68-31. 16 Republicans crossing the aisle to allow it to go forward including Burr, who had been set to join the filibuster. While it is merely speculation, I think […]

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