Author Archives: DougM (quiet, keeps to himself, kind of a loner, nobody thought he’d do anything like this)

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.


Evidently, H> went all Fa(uxaho)ntasy a while back. Turns out she’s 3/4 native(born) American. [rolls eyes] (What? Yeah, Buzzfeed. I knowww !) Then there’s *snick* Sorry. Then there’s *ppppp*hehee* Okay, okay, okay [slaps self, takes deep breath] Then there’s … there’s *bwahahahahahaha*. (What? Yeah, National Enquirer. I knowww …) Oh, I sooo want that to [...]

Pull !

a shotgun: first choice for home defense ~ vid & story ~ No, I don’t believe this guy’s story for one second (it’s right out of a Hollywood publicist’s playbook); but, hey, like, you know, who hasn’t wanted to shoot-down a quad-copter? (What? No, not a gyrocopter.)

alma-mater islamofascists update

Latest ~ ROLLOVER for original ~ You know, arrogant, self-entitled little brats who intimidate cowardly administrators. It was the same way with the trust-fund commiebastard protesters in the late ’60s. ________ Previously I don’t get it. They try to get people to shut up in a free society, and they either try to kill or [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (cont’d)

SpaceX CRS-6 Launch this afternoon (Int’l Space Stn. commercial resupply mission) Skip to 14m10s for strongback retract, 20m00s for launch. Stay to the end for solar-panel deployment on the Dragon spacecraft. View full-screen. Enjoy! ~ link to this vid (starts @14m00s) ~ I’ll put up the Stage-1 landing-or-crash video when it becomes available, but it [...]

more of this-week’s squirrel

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign is all about “everyday Americans,” she made clear in announcing it on Sunday. On Monday, she showed how unassuming she herself could be[*]. Driving to Iowa for her first campaign swing, Mrs. Clinton’s van — with two aides and Secret Service agents aboard — pulled into a Chipotle restaurant for [...]

H>illary phones it in

I will be your champion (aaand we all know how that turned out — spoiler alert) Another champion — spoiler alert More Champions (What? Well, yeah, I suppose that “Everyday Americans” could be seen as kind’a anti-immigrant.) And then it gets Freudian: That announcement to reporters, perhaps finished in haste, included an embarrassing mistake in [...]

Oh boy is this greaaat !

Ukranians in pro-Russian territory topple commiebastard statues ~ vid ~______ Title cultural ref

Don’t drink CA water …

… because f*** the fish in it On Monday, two small rural water districts in Central California retained legal counsel and told the federal Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) that they wouldn’t release on schedule a 15,000 acre-foot “pulse” of water from their severely depleted reservoir. The “pulse” release, which raises the level and current of [...]

“Just leave it on the dresser” — Hillary

Hillary Clinton reportedly supported a Colombian free trade agreement as secretary of state after the founder of the largest independent oil company in Colombia pledged more than $100 million to her family’s foundation. [story] I waaas gonna do another Hillary cartoon, but I can’t beat today’s Stilton. ~ Stilton (and this is only a second-tier [...]

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