Author Archives: DougM (μολὼν λαβέ)

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.

Yes, there’ll be math

School is where you go to learn stupid especially when your teachers are radicals (sorry) _____ Story Another gun And another gun Then there’re those nasty high magazine clips. (What? Hey, it’s Marie Harf.) Hey, we have one that actually involves math. Lawrence: A bullet fired from an AR-15 travels 3x faster than one from [...]

today’s lesson

Do not take human-rights advice from a system that slaughtered sixty-odd-million of its own people through state-sponsored famine and murder _____ Story ArchiveSpeaking of commies… ______ Archive

stuff that’s hard to do (another Falcon 9 launch)

Re-used stage-1, no recovery attempt; but they tried to recover a payload fairing section with a big net on a ship (really!) (details) excellent narration (What? Yeah, but that was back in the day. I know nuth-thing!) Buuut don’t listen to me. This is all, like, male patriarchy an’ stuff. Then again, she may have [...]

Who you gonna call blame?

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Responsibility, not age, is the requirement

Time to teach responsibility and expect responsible behavior, again and not just from teenagers. Ex Obama speechwriter Lower the voting age to 16. — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) February 22, 2018 Uhm, have you ever met a 16-year-old? Yeah, I know you think your own kid is all mature and stuff, but he’s not. He’s as [...]

failure to think it through

The Left are using the recent atrocity as a platform to push for the confiscation of personal firearms. Of course, they call it common-sense gun control to save lives; but, in their enlightened, sophisticated minds (see also: juvenile fantasy), the only thing that actually solves the problem is confiscation. We all know that road leads [...]

personal experience

Nobody ever tried to shoot-up my community-college gunsmithing class. ______ Archive

first-world problems

Oh, my! Britain is in the midst of a chicken shortage and KFC closures. Heck, I remember the early ’80s when the Brits whined about new KFC stores spoiling the culture. At least their cop jokes translate. *heheee* But if it were a @krispykreme crisis we’d all know about it…. — Bob Gentle (@bobgentle) February [...]

Somebody needs to serve time outs

Yayyy! Picked up by Pookie’s Toons__________________ Story (Part-1) (Part-2) Archive


Yayyy! Picked up by Pookie’s Toons Michelle again insults those she claims to speak for and trashes the legacy of Dr King* by promoting this kind of stupid, petty, destructive, ignorant, inconsistent, incoherent, SJW-quality racialism. (What? Nope, haven’t seen the movie and won’t. Got nuthin’ agin it: s’post’a be pretty good; but I quit readin’ [...]