About Dr. Robert Owens

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion. His books include; The Constitution Failed, The Azusa Street Revival, America Won the Vietnam War, and NEVER FORGET! You can follow Dr. Owens on Twitter and Facebook
Website: http://drrobertowens.com
robertowens has written 109 articles so far, you can find them below.

Rush, the Big Voice on the Right

rush_limbaugh7 In a recent article in the National Review, Rush Limbaugh, the God Father of conservative media, recently catalogued how he not only birthed but also nurtured the growth of an alternative voice, alongside what he aptly calls the "state-controlled media." I can remember the first time I heard him in 1986. I was so excited […]

Let’s Really Clean the Barn

index Outgoing Speaker John Boehner gave a parting gift to his partner President Obama, steaming on the floor of the House with the comment that he wanted to "Clean the barn."  What he did instead was add to the barn litter he is leaving behind.  His Omnibus Budget Bill, aptly entitled the Bipartisan Budget Act of […]

Simple Suggestions Sound Serious

image.php What is Occam's Razor?  According to the physicists at the University of California, Riverside Occam's (or Ockham's) razor is a principle attributed to the 14th century logician and Franciscan friar William of Ockham.  Ockham was the village in the English county of Surrey where he was born.  The principle states that "Entities should not be […]

More Wars for Peace Will Not Bring Peace

war-and-peace When Hamid Karzai, the man we installed and the leader of a land that is a nation in name only, was the president of Afghanistan when he accused the United States of colluding with the Taliban to keep the war going. According to his spokesman, "The people of Afghanistan ask NATO to define the purpose […]

What Can’t Happen Here Happened

American-Revolution-300x291 Revolutions happened in other countries—that great slave house of nations 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 the footsteps of giants who have used these prophetic words of Sinclair […]

Why They Lie To Us

Lies There are some things that are more than uncomfortable; they are almost unbearable.    One of those things is poverty.  They say if all you have ever known is poverty it isn't so bad because you don't know any better.  I always think that people who say that have never been poor.  Since, from time immemorial, […]

Our Immigration System Is Not Broken

BROKEN-IMMIGRATION-SYSTEM Why is it that, when African-Americans, whose families have been in this country for hundreds of years, commit crimes, they go to jail; and when illegal immigrants commit crimes, they get released?  In Los Angeles, 95 percent of all outstanding warrants for homicide target illegal aliens, as do approximately two-thirds of all fugitive felony warrants. […]

The Abomination of Obamanation

4eec4679d9a718be8331e1aa9999be67 I have often said in the pages of these Dispatches from the past to the future that nations are not judged by the sin that is in them, for the same sin is within all of us.  Neither are societies judged by the sins that are committed by those who form their population, for all […]

The Hope That Does Not Disappoint

hope in Christ Listening to the lies of the politicians as presented by the prattle of the biased, it is easy to lose hope in a secular sense.  My hope in an eternal sense is founded on the rock of an unshakable faith in Jesus, and so it cannot be shaken.  However, in the secular resting, as it […]

Why Empires Fall

constitution-660x400 Although the generalization is usually applied to republics, according to Sir John Glubb, a British author and lecturer, most empires don't last longer than 250 years. Or as Sir John said in summation: As numerous points of interest have arisen in the course of this     essay, I close with a brief summary, to refresh the […]