Author Archives: DougM ☞ crotchety and judgmental ☜

73-yo retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning)
BSE (aerospace eng) UMichigan ’69, MS(astro guidance&control) AF Inst Tech ’75
Living in south-central North Carolina
Shooting, working on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, and entertaining myself posting here 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 & Harley tourist, shooting instructor, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass
(What? Oh, right)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here

Some people aren’t presidents for a good reason

_____ Story (Buttster) Story (Newsom) Story (Boycott hearings)

New meltdown record

SPEW ALERT Just in case you hadn’t run across this, yet (sound ON for full enjoyment) Funniest thing you’ll see today And now, a little palate cleanser. Testing-to-destruction is kind of an engineer’s meltdown, and this SpaceX test-tank run is about as elegant as it gets. Also, you olde-tyme witches should get a kick out’a [...]

HIllary would’a done it

Just realized that this could go either way Or Trump could just un-pack the court

Political disgust and outrage are not the same as ethnic hate

The American people took you in and saved you from your hellhole. You had a wonderful opportunity to show a little gratitude and understanding and to become one of us; but no, you betray us and insult us at every opportunity. Americans don’t hate your stupid deck of ethnicities, we hate you, personally. We don’t [...]

Take your daughters to a pro-abortion vigil…

…just to remind ‘em that you could’a had ‘em ripped apart in the womb; but you didn’t, so now they owe you, big time Trouble is, everybody else is just gonna be reminded what a sleaze you are _____ Story (Page tweet)

Swell, now we gotta worry about Canadians

Reckon some lady took exception to this? (What? Nope, won’t surprise me one bit, if she turns out to be American)Woman? _____ Story Previously, on KisP

Musical benches

Same joke — couldn’t decide

It’s Sunday, so be nice

That doesn’t apply to me, of course _____ Story (Racist, small weenie) Story (Pelosi’s arrows)

Some recent trends need un-trending

Got into a kind of train-of-consciousness rut with ideas that don’t have any specific current-events story to tag. Y’all know what’s goin’ on, anyway

This is why there’s an Electoral College

It acts as a firebreak to limit the impact of illegitimate vote inflation from corrupt, cheating states _____ Picked up by Pookie’s ToonsAh! Finally remembered what this ploy reminded me of: Twelve-O’clock High (Adjutant slow-roll scene)