Author Archives: DougM ☞ crotchety and judgmental ☜

72-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.


Drinkin’-game-playin’ ex-frat boys think they’re on the same side as feral thugs One of ‘em also thinks it’s wise to stand silhouetted at a lighted window that’s just been smashed by a danged effective rock-thrower… twice

Today’s iconic *clank* photo

Meanwhile in the center of sophisticationism

Putting the NY items up here _____ Story (Miss deBlasio) Story (Mayor deBlasio defends her) Story (Cuomo vs deBlasio) Historical ref (asshoe)


Moved one cartoon to the post above _____ Cultural ref (fox hat, for those who need a reminder) NOTE: the gas cans are just clip art for the analogy, not part of the actual riots

A bad decision was made

Jury verdict: Nice shot! _____ Story (Phila, perp shot) Story (CA, fifty guns stolen)

It’s not plagiarism, it’s an homage

_____ Babylon Bee Note: my jokes are usually original, but seldom unique. Sometimes, they’re just opportunities to use cartoons I haven’t used in a while Cultural ref (nicked, NSFW language)

Yeahhhhh, like this

Sure, it’s kind of a re-post So sue me It makes me smile link fixed _____ Previously, on KisP Cultural ref (2001: A Space Odyssey) Docking system intro


No honor among thieves

_____ Story


The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2020