Author Archives: DougM (easily entertained)

Late-60s retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning.)
Living in south-central North Carolina.
Shootin’, golfin’, drivin’ an’ 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.

stuff that’s hard to do (India edition)

Who wants to see 104 satellites launched on one booster? “I do! I do!” is the proper response. ~ vid ~ ~ background story ~ Since India can pull-off this kind of thing, mebbe I’ll give “William” a bit more credibility next time I call tech support. Also: When they get to spittin’ out ‘em [...]

best laid plans

What we have heah… is fail-ure to translate virtue signaling into economic reality [F]eminists are pushing a boycott of Trump wines and Wegmans for selling it. … Since the boycott began the sale of Trump Wines has skyrocketed. [story] Ivanka Trump’s perfume line shot to the top of Amazon’s bestseller’s list, as the first daughter [...]

Phase 3 Phase 5: President Clinton

{insert favorite face-palm image here} Juuust kidding I mean, how dumb do you think she is? Yes, the comments are real, and they’re spectacular. Straightforward from here: 1. Kohn has one too many 2. Kohn writes something stupid that sounds brave and clever that her prog/lib followers will like 3. Expecting high-fives, Kohn posts that [...]


Some whiny jackasses have a problem with this It. is. not. a. frik-kin’. throne! It’s a frikkin’ desk chair. (What? Well, okay, yeah, mebbe if you’re a Prog… or a Brit newspaper.) See, now, this… this is a throne Take Your Daughter To Work Day staghounds Yeah, that’s what the post title should’a been. She [...]

your evening self-wedgie

In a press conference House Democrats held today to bloviate over the controversy with retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. … was caught red-handed quoting from a fake Twitter account to bash the now-former Trump administration national security adviser. … In his defense, he was just following the lead from Queen Democrat [...]

missing the point

Probably true, but beside the point. A study conducted at the University of Toronto concluded that extreme protest tactics such as blocking traffic, damaging property, and rioting actually reduce popular support for the political movements that employ them. [story] The issue is not the issue. The Revolution™ is the issue. All traditional, Western, liberal ideas, [...]

Never made it to Disneyland

Well, after all, he was only Kim Jong-un’s half-brother. Sounds like Kim’s insecurities have been stirred up. Maybe Jong-nam had a phone call with Flynn? Stay tuned. Remember, you’re only Glorious Leader for Life.

Happy Valentine’s Day

to all you who self-identify as KisPettes (void where prohibited by fatwa) (What? Yeah, same card every year. I’m such a traditionalist when it comes to romance.) Okay, so maybe it’s funnier in Gaza.

The entertainment industry entertains

Some by insulting half their customer base, others by raising the bar for trolls to a new level. I have no idea who Joy Villa is. Heck, I have no idea who any of the Grammy people are. Never heard any of their songs, either. Never watched the Grammies, prob’ly never will (at least not [...]

It’s what they do

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