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


March 7, 2013

Republic or Empire?

Historians spend their lives looking backwards. Futurists spend their lives looking forward. My goal has been to blend the two disciplines into one seamless panorama. For if you don’t know the past you have no context for the …

March 2, 2013

Economics 102

Filed under: Economics - 02 Mar 2013

People avoid silence because they’re afraid of what they might hear. Although we value our freedom of speech, polite conversation in America is subject to one crushing rule, “Don’t talk about religion or politics!” Most of us …

February 4, 2013

Bring the Monster Out

Filed under: American Government,Taxes & Taxation - 04 Feb 2013

When taxes become destructive they surpass the consent of the governed bending to the will of tyranny. When regulations strangle competition instead of securing it from evil combinations they become counterproductive and defeat the very purpose for which they …

January 23, 2013

Bringing a Knife to a Gun Fight

Filed under: Politically Incorrect Reality - 23 Jan 2013

Why isn’t it pointed out by the pontificating talking heads that every mass murder in recent memory has occurred in a legally declared “Gun-Free” zone? We might as well put signs in front of our schools, malls, army …

January 15, 2013

It Can’t happen Here

Filed under: American Government,History - 15 Jan 2013

Revolutions happened in other countries. The USSR, their satellite countries in Eastern Europe and Asia, African countries, and of course those banana republics somewhere down south, but one thing is for sure, it can’t happen here. Following in …

January 9, 2013

Empires Rise and Empires Fall

Filed under: History - 09 Jan 2013

Most of us, even those of us who are the products of America’s collapsed public education system have heard of the fall of Rome. The greatest of ancient western empires began to fall as soon as the vigorous Republic …

January 1, 2013

Merry Christmas and a Happy New America

Filed under: History - 01 Jan 2013

In December of 1914 in the first bitter winter of a long bitter war the solders of the German Empire and the soldiers of the British Empire defied the orders of their officers. They abandoned their hastily dug entrenchments …

December 30, 2012

Are Democrats Smarter Than Republicans

The Headlines say it all “Boehner offers debt-ceiling increase in cliff compromise” or “Boehner Reported to Offer Millionaire Tax Rate Increase.” Yet behind the headlines the meat of the stories shows House Speaker Boehner once again folding like a …

December 16, 2012

Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven

Everybody wants an “A” but nobody wants to study. Everybody wants to be rich but nobody wants to save. Everybody wants to lose weight but nobody wants to exercise. Everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody …

December 9, 2012

Happy Days Are Here Again

Things are not as bad as they could be; however, they certainly aren’t as good as they should be.

Recession? What Recession? According to the government and their media arm in the Corporations Once Known as the Mainstream Media …

December 2, 2012

Who Does He Say That He Is?

People learn by moving from the known to the unknown. An analogy inherently proposes the idea, that if things agree in some respect they probably agree in others. Secular prophecy uses knowledge of the past and the present …

November 25, 2012

It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn

Honesty is always the best policy because when you’re fooling yourself you’re not fooling anyone else. The recent election should have been a wake-up call for everyone committed to the traditional principles of our great Republic: constitutionally limited government, …

November 19, 2012

Calling a Spade a Spade

The recent re-election of our Glorious Leader Barack Husain Obama has sent shock waves through the patriotic and conservative communities. Everyone from Libertarians to fervently Pro-Life activists from Log cabin Conservatives to those advocating traditional values have accepted the …

November 9, 2012

The Joy of the Lord is My Strength

As predicted numerous times in the History of the Future, the Progressive Republican could not defeat the Progressive Democrat. Why would people want a shadow when they can have the real thing?

November 4, 2012

History Holds Its Breath

Anyone who has read this column for any appreciable amount of time should have no doubt as to this author’s opinion of Progressivism and its agenda for America. I have tried over the years to connect the Progressives to …

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