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


July 14, 2012

A World Filled With Strangers Keeps Getting Stranger

Filed under: Politics In General - 14 Jul 2012

Some people believe in the Six Degrees of Separation Theory: the idea that everyone in the world is separated from everyone else by six links. Some people believe all of us are in this thing together, and that diversity …

July 10, 2012

How Chicago Plays Ball

Filed under: Politics In General - 10 Jul 2012

In Chicagothey play “Chicago Ball.” This is a form of soft ball that is as location specific to the Chicago area as Hoover Ball is to West Branch,Iowa. In this game a sixteen inch softball that is as …

July 2, 2012

Why the Congress Must Reign in the Supreme Court

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Libertyand the pursuit of Happiness.” Please notice that this, the foundational …

June 26, 2012

Why the House Must Impeach President Obama

In America today just like in Lake Woebegone every child is above average and every child gets a trophy. We may score low in international grade comparisons but we rank number one in self-esteem. In other words American …

June 19, 2012

Not Worth a Continental

Filed under: Economics - 19 Jun 2012

The Federal Reserve System (the Fed) was established in 1913 as one of the cornerstones of the Progressive agenda. They said it was a way to stop the boom and bust cycle which has always been a fixture of …

June 10, 2012

Hunker in the Bunker and Wait for the Rain

Filed under: History - 10 Jun 2012

As those of you who follow these wandering pages know I have recently re-aligned my life to turn and face the strange changes that are overtaking Western Civilization with ever increasing speed. Like ripples whose shape and size shifts …

June 4, 2012

Let’s Learn From the Past and Stop Spending the Future

Filed under: Politics In General - 04 Jun 2012

Remember the BP oil spill? We can still learn a few things from that experience.

In the constantly multiplying days since the BP oil spill all we have received from President Obama are many nuanced, vetted, and parsed versions of Bart …

May 30, 2012

The No Growth Zero Sum Pie

Filed under: Economics,Politics In General - 30 May 2012

Has Americareached the stage where we all stand in a circle and take turns holding a constantly shrinking dollar?

If our Dear Leader and the Daley led Outfit wins re-election next year perhaps a few more people will see the hand …

May 21, 2012

What’s Mine is Mine What’s Yours is Negotiable

Filed under: Politics In General - 21 May 2012

The economy is scheduled to plunge off a cliff in January.

Back in the first two years after the Progressive’s November Revolution of 2008, the big government party enacted tax increases not scheduled to take place until after the 2012 …

May 14, 2012

America Lost in a Bubble

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 14 May 2012

All bubbles burst. This is a law of nature. No matter from what material the bubble arises. No matter what forces propel its expansion. All bubbles burst.

Actually the science of bursting bubbles has recently popped …

May 8, 2012

When Will Enough Be Enough

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Taxes & Taxation - 08 May 2012

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

May 1, 2012

If I Wanted to Make America Prosperous Again

Filed under: History,Politics In General - 01 May 2012

First, I would ask myself how did our ancestors build America from an agricultural colony on the edge of civilization into the number one manufacturing and commercial nation the world had ever known.

April 22, 2012

Liberty is Null and Void

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights,History - 22 Apr 2012

Americawas founded as a FederalRepublic. This means our nation was designed to have two levels of sovereignty. The States which pre-date the central government and which created the central government is to be one level and the central …

April 17, 2012

The Heart of the Problem is in the Heart

Benjamin Franklin told us, “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”

April 9, 2012

Supreme Contempt

Recently President Obama made this remarkable statement, “Ultimately, I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.” …

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