Author Archives: DougM (the new Beto)

70-yo retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning.)
Living in south-central North Carolina.
Shootin’ and workin’ on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, firearms instructing, 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 tourist, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass.
(What? Oh, right.)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here.

Oh, now who didn’t see this one comin’?

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If it’s not close, they can’t cheat

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Follow the loot

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the inevitable train wreck

Ironically, he deserves the presumption of innocence.https://t.co/uInokD2VNg — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) November 14, 2018 Michael Avenatti might want to change the quotes on his website pic.twitter.com/lo3x2tpkmI — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) November 15, 2018 As a prog, when you’ve lost Alyssa Milano… _____ Story (as above) Historical ref (challenged DTrumpJr to an MMA fight) Cultural ref [...]

Hold on to your butts

The obvious question has to do with supreme command of an EU military force. The next question is: How long will this partnership last? The ugly question is: Who gets the house and kids in the inevitable divorce? The US question is: Will we be expected to intervene in a violent domestic dispute and act [...]

show biz boys buzz boos

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My, my, what have we here?

Why, land sakes, it appears to be another box of uncounted Democrat ballots! _____ Story-1 (FL) Story-2 (GA) Previously, on KisP Archives

That’s some World Cup quality reporting, there, Jim

And why aren’t the attacks on the Carlsons being reported and condemned as repressive attacks on The Press™?* _____ * Yes, that’s rhetorical. We know danged well why Cultural ref (fake soccer fouls) Previously, on KisP Archives

The people who cast the votes don’t decide an election…

…the people who count the votes do (What? Nah, haven’t heard that spin, yet, but it’s early in the news cycle) _____ Title ref Archives

the great game

France declares: We’re okay with an international military force, as long as we’re in charge of it. Germany mutters: M’kay, France, get the Americans out, then we’ll see about who gets to run the EU’s army. Trump whispers: Remember guys, the US is here mainly as adult supervision. Woman throws herself at Trump (NSFW, FEMEN [...]