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.

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. [...]

because fuqueue, Congress, that’s why

So sue me. Here’s part of the stink. The White House said Tuesday night that it would refuse to allow its director of political strategy to testify Wednesday before a Republican-led House committee investigating whether the administration had illegally conducted political activity in the West Wing. In a letter to Representative Darrell Issa, the chairman [...]

today’s secular invocation

~ vid & story ~Amen, bruh. Yeah, I knowww … Look, I didn’t post this as a religion issue. Personally, I have no problem with just standing silently as a prayer is given by any religion/denomination/sect (you know, bein’ polite); but I kind’a like the idea of invoking basic American principles face-to-face with governing bodies. [...]

today’s current events cultural ref

~ vid ~ ~ vid ~ Allllsooo, when you view the lead-in to the first video, what do you encounter? Right, a total. friggin’. logical contradiction*. (What? An updated ending for Animal House? *snick*) _________ * Previously on KisP

it’s just not, you know, journalism journalism

Haven’t posted much, lately, so I’ll just toss this one out for your evening’s entertainment: The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America These are the firearms causing the most harm… [W]e determined the types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders. [story] Okay, look, I’m gonna save you a lot [...]

the other foot

“How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings, many of whom are fleeing violence, persecution, abuse or trafficking – goes to the core of who we are as a nation,” Holder said while detailing his program to provide 100 lawyers and paralegals for the minors. And yet it [...]