Author Archives: DougM (talentless dork, talentless hack, world class narcissist, dickhead, idiot)

Late-60s retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning.)
Living in south-central North Carolina.
Shootin’, golfin’, drivin’ an’ 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.

Earth Hour: tonight 8:30pm

However, it’s okay to leave your life-support, emergency room equipment, HVAC, computer, fridge, elevator, internet, burglar alarm, TV, phone, microwave/range, gun-room alarm, water & gas pumps, traffic lights, etc. on, so reckon it’s still not quiiite like NorK.

If socialists took over the Sahara Desert…

…in a generation, there’d be a shortage of sand* ~ story ~ More Even more Cuban medical mission to Venezuela scam __________ * Friedman, Buckley, and others with variations thereof

Give me a ping…

…one ping only, please ~ vid ~ A Russian bank has reported to U.S. authorities that mysterious communications resumed recently between one of its computers and an email server tied to President Trump’s business empire, and it has developed evidence the new activity may be the work of a hacker trying to create a political [...]

Rule of law

Rule 1: Never ask a question you don’t know the answer to ~ vid ~ They (D)s even tried to pull the ol’ Anita Hill ploy on him. *meheh* Also this from over ta Holger’s.

today’s new horror

I’ve changed my mind. Trump’s election didn’t make the SJWs insane. Their inherent insanity just became more manifest. What’s missing? Unibrow? Mustache? Warts? No, it’s… …Warner Bros. released the new trailer for Wonder Woman, and most problematically, the Amazonian warrior princess played by Gal Gadot did not have any armpit hair. … Twitter exploded at [...]

She persisted

~ story ~

The rocket science is unsettling

~ story ~ ~ imgage source ~ OPEN THREAD (What? Well, mainly, I wanted to get my stupid post below off the top slot.) Nah, that’s not a rocket engine. This is a rocket engine. ~ vid ~

I hate when that happens

Okay, yeah, I took that latest post down. Turns out I screwed-up and made the same mistake that I was laughin’ at them other guys for. Half the joke was still valid, but then I’d have to explain why. Nope, quit diggin’, Doug. *sigh* …plus, I just cooked the worst breakfast of my life that [...]

Judge not, lest ye be judged

Judged they were and found wanting In one of the most ruthless opinions issued of fellow panel judges, five judges from across the political spectrum in the Ninth Circuit went out of their way to issue an opinion about a dismissed appeal, to remind everybody just how embarrassingly bad the prior Ninth Circuit stay panel [...]

fair trade

Think this thing through, guys. Turkey’s red meat association has ordered a consignment of prize Dutch cattle to be sent back to the Netherlands, saying it no longer wants to farm the cows due to the diplomatic crisis between the countries. [A] symbolic consignment of 40 Holstein Friesian cattle was already being sent back to [...]