Author: Dr. Robert R. Owens

Profile: Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion for Southside Virginia Community College.  He is the author of the History of the Future @ © 2011 Robert R. Owens  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens


August 13, 2013

History Doesn’t Happen in the Past

Filed under: History - 13 Aug 2013

The parasite has out grown its host and it can’t live on its own.

We are witnessing the convergence of multiple mistake streams combining into one river of destruction. We have a ruling clique concerned only with maintaining its power …

August 3, 2013

Tyranny is as Tyranny Does

Filed under: History - 03 Aug 2013

During the recent 4th of July celebration of America’s independence, Hillsdale College, a bastion of constitutional education and a powerhouse in the promotion of liberty, announced a “Read the Declaration” campaign. This campaign encouraged people who were gathered to celebrate …

July 31, 2013

Are the States Out of Date?

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 31 Jul 2013

The people of the founding generation did not think of Americans as Americans. They did not see them as one people but instead as citizens of the various states. Even as late as the Civil War, people such as Robert …

July 25, 2013

Can Learning the Truth Unlearn the Lie?

I have witnessed a teacher of Political Science in America require a class to watch Fahrenheit 911 by Michael Moore then write an essay outlining how many ways President Bush lied to trick America into invading Iraq. If you don’t …

June 14, 2013

Is the Necessary and Proper Clause either Necessary or Proper?

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 14 Jun 2013

I want to begin by saying that I believe the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, with the Bill of Rights included, comprise the most enlightened, ennobling, and beneficial documents ever penned by the hand of man. …

June 2, 2013

“A nickel isn’t worth a dime today”

Filed under: Economics - 02 Jun 2013

On Sept. 22, 2011 in a speech to business executives Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, “Debt is the biggest threat to U.S. national security.” When the leader of the people famous for $800 hammers …

May 25, 2013

Did You Do Anything to Keep Liberty Alive?

One day our grandchildren may ask us this question. Will we have an answer that will make us and them proud or will we have to sit silent knowing we stood silent when it was time to speak or …

May 18, 2013

Why I am No Longer a Conservative Republican

Maybe it’s just me but I’m tired of the same old same old in our politics.  The big-box monopoly parties have morphed into two sides of the same coin, two heads on the same bird of prey.  Today our choice …

May 10, 2013

The Revolution Passed in the Night

Filed under: Politics In General - 10 May 2013

Many things are holding the headlines hostage, the terrorist attacks, the crippling effects of Obamacare, the prospect of expanding war in Syria, and as always Iran.

There is one over-riding constant that defines as it divides the present era: the …

May 4, 2013

If We Blow It Up Again It Will Blow Up Again

Filed under: Economics - 04 May 2013

Back in 2007 when I was speaking of the crash to come I noted that we really didn’t have to worry because our fearless and infallible leaders intuitively know the remedy. When the bubble bursts they will blow up …

April 26, 2013

Is America Under Judgment?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 26 Apr 2013

All that follows I will preface with, “I believe.” I am not attempting to establish theology for anyone or to declare that anyone who does not agree with me is a heretic. I am merely sharing my beliefs, grounded on …

April 14, 2013

War What is it Good For

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 14 Apr 2013

The President of Afghanistan, the man we installed and the leader of a land that is a nation in name only recently accused the United States of colluding with the Taliban to keep the war going. According to his spokesman, …

April 2, 2013

Is America a Republic or an Empire?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 02 Apr 2013

Over the years in this column I have written about the American Empire. I have advocated jettisoning the Empire to save the Republic. This topic has sparked debate and controversy even among the most dedicated readers. Usually …

March 24, 2013

A Slow Motion Revolution Gathers Speed

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 24 Mar 2013

The Progressives in both parties may be the establishment now but they have always been and continue to be revolutionaries seeking to turn the American dream into a socialist nightmare.

Since the 1890s the Progressives have worked to change our American …

March 17, 2013

Federal Reserve Constitutional or Merely Legal?

Filed under: American Economy,American Government - 17 Mar 2013

The Federal Reserve is the Central Bank of the United States. It is in charge of printing money issuing bonds and setting interest rates for those bonds. Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution says, “The Congress shall …

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