Author Archives: DougM (just entertaining myself here)

74-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

Lying when it’s easily debunked and not even necessary

I wonder what pathology this fits _____ Story Best clotheslining of a BSing, talking-head jackass, ever. Watched it mebbe twenny times, an’ it gits better ever time… Mister Cumo [insert snickering spasm, here]

Stuff That’s Hard to Do (Falcon9 48Starlinks+2)

In My World

Trial Balloon?

_____ Story

Stuff That’s Hard to Do (the Aesthetics angle)

TRIGGER WARNING: Flat-Earthers may want to avert their eyesBest viewed full-screen (trust me) The @SpaceX @Inspiration4x launch, endlessly flowing from the pad all the way to orbit. Composite of multiple tracking telescopes using new techniques to bring out the faintest colors and finest details–in 10K resolution.#EndlessInspiration — MARS Scientific (@MarsScientific) December 1, 2021 _____ [...]

Spotlight comes on…

…the roaches scramble for cover Some ain’t buyin’ it _____ Story Cultural ref (Cuomo – Fredo) Cultural ref (The Godfather II, Fredo’s death) Cultural ref (The Godfather II, I know it was you, Fredo) Picked up by Pookie’s Toons 12/4 Fired

A ruse by any other name

_____ Story Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

What did the Salvation Army know, and when did they know it?

Evidently, the SA has recanted or something _____ Story

How conveeenient

_____ Story (Cartoon spin) Story (MSM spin) Story (Conspiracy theory spin) Title cultural ref (SNL, Church Lady) Picked up by Pookie’s Toons Picked up by Bookworm

Innoculate us from the egos of tyrants

You’ll know you’ve gone too far when free people administer the shots Worth watching _____ Story Story Historical ref (Lysenkoism) Historical ref (L’état, c’est moi)