Author Archives: DougM (paleface™)

Mid-60s retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning.)
Living in south-central North Carolina.
Shootin’, golfin’, motortcyclin’, workin’ on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, firearms instructing, and entertaining myself posting at SondraKistan.
Erstwhile single-handed live-aboard sailor/instructor/USCGMaster-50Tons, mounted foxhunter, world traveler, backpacker, book collector, photographer, USCCA corner worker, scuba diver, skier, bicycle tourist, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass.
(What? Oh, yeah.)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here.

Kenya hear me now?

What’s Kenya’s favorite son have to say about … I saaaaid … [T]he State Department said that the Peace Corps “has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya … and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya.” … The decision comes amid a tightening of security by the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, [...]

state-worship cult leader whines about heretics

Blaspheeemers! Mr. Obama added that “the Republican Party has been taken over by people who just don’t believe in government.” [more] What’s next? Convert, pay the jizya, or die? Cripes! These guys are worse than the ISIS/ISIL, since we’re already payin’ the friggin’ tax! (What? Well, yeah, okay, at least the mandatory female genital mutilation [...]

IRS: not up to scratch

Stuff that makes one’s head crash: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday downplayed the idea that Lois Lerner’s hard drive may have been purposefully scratched in order to hide information from congressional investigators, and said he’s not concerned that this may have happened. … [R]ep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) pressed the issue Wednesday by implying that [...]

We must not allowww a particle-accelerator gap*

Gee, I wish we had one’a them massive particle accelerator machines.* Scientists at the Institute of High Energy Physics in Beijing, working with international collaborators, announced a plan to build a massive particle accelerator by 2028 — a 52-kilometer underground ring that would smash electrons and positrons together. The Chinese project could offer new means [...]

That was no jihadi …

… that was my wife. BEIRUT: Known for kidnapping, public stonings, lashings and executions, the Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS) is now expanding into tourism, taking jihadists on honeymoon and civilians to visit other parts of its “caliphate”. Running twice-weekly tours from Syria’s Raqa to Iraq’s Anbar, ISIS’s buses fly the group’s black flag and [...]

ohhh, myyy

What a delicious threefer. As President Obama arrives in Los Angeles for his $32,000 per plate fundraiser at the home of Shonda Rhimes this week, a local street artist is pointing out the irony of the producer of the hit TV show Scandal, a show about a Washington public relations firm that specializes in managing [...]

sorry this is late …

… but I was haningin’ out in the ol’ iHammock, yesterday, and dozed off. ~ KisP ref ~ July 22 [was] National Hammock Day. In terms of silly holidays that were likely made up by retailers, this is one I really can get behind. There is nothing like swaying on a hammock on a lazy [...]

the new Holocaust

Back to the barbaric future Coming soon to a continent near you … For the first time in 1,600 years, Mass is not being said in Mosul: an ancient culture has been wiped out in a matter of weeks. It’s a war crime that, strangely, no one seems to want to talk about. Mosul is [...]


KisPers discuss irony. (What? No, I don’t think … well, okay, I mayyy have posted this before, not sure. Lemme know if I did.) ______ image source archives

an analist’s analysis

Counter-fatwa fatwa These guys need both analysis and therapy.* [A]ccording to prominent Egyptian cleric Mazhar Shahin, the Muslim Brotherhood has issued a fatwa permitting “anal jihad,” a.k.a. man-on-man anal sex, between jihadis fighting far away from their wives. “They practice homosexuality with one another, thinking, wrongly, that this constitutes jihad for the sake of Allah,” [...]

No Redskins™! Pigskins™!

Muslim outrage in 3.. 2.. 1.. [T]he United States Trademark and Patent Office “granted registration of the [Hog Call] sensory mark to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas.” Not the words, mind you; the sound. The sounds contained within the chant — Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Razorbacks! [...]

Sunday comics

Everybody expects the Islamic Inquisition (submitted purely for the fun of it, since I spent my ’50s childhood readin’ comic books with a buddy whose dad could afford ‘em all) The Islamic State, the former [ISIL/ISIS] wants a Muslim psychiatrist who created cartoon characters based on Islam dead. … “whoever finds him, kill him, and [...]

that reminds me of a story …

A man is sitting in a bar when a beautiful woman walks up and whispers in his ear, “I’ll do anything you want for fifty bucks.” He sets his drink down and starts going through his pockets. He pulls out a ten, two fives, a twenty, and ten ones, thrusts the money into the woman’s [...]

what government does

Damned if y’do, damned if y’don’t. A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state’s drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore – despite emergency statewide orders to conserve. [The Glendora, CA couple] said on Thursday they received a [...]

your afternoon euphemism update

FtK!™* Fadoodle the King! ______ * KisP ref

some of you …

… are all. gonna. diiieee ! ~ story ~ (What? Nah, I’m in the NC blue zone. I’m gonna die of something else … which doesn’t count.)

racism of the Left

Buuut you already knew this: [A]merican liberals — once among the strongest supporters of Israel — began opposing the Jewish state when they started viewing modern political struggles as being rooted in battles between racial and ethnic groups. … [T]his worldview now dominates liberals’ ideology, replacing the class-based and poverty focus that was once predominantly [...]

Act of War

The new Brad Thor book is here! The new Brad Thor book is here! Okay, it was released a couple’a weeks ago. Good stuff! Heck, Thor’s stuff is alway good: hairy-chested and thrilling; but this one is … unsettlingly good. Go read this interview. I think you’ll find he’s a KisPer at heart. Go ahead, [...]

How do you know when …

… Obama’s in serious trouble? Yep, they’ll lead with the Race Card then play the ol’ Impeachment-Insurance Card. (What? Hey, it works.) Note: even CNN identified the logical contradiction Here’s the video, for you Breitbart-impaired.

stuff that’s hard to do

Good news, everyone! [The United Arab Emirates] announced plans Wednesday to send the first unmanned Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021. The ruler of the UAE’s emirate of Dubai … said the mission will prove the Arab world is still capable of delivering scientific contributions to humanity, despite the many conflicts across the Middle East. [...]