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.

just meaningless words to them

But now we’ll get to see who’s got the chops Being 180º out of phase with Michelle just can’t be safe This erstwhile Attorney General of the US and first cabinet member in line for the presidency advocates actual violence against his political opponents. What do we do with Brownshirts, bullies, and thugs, boys and [...]

Yeah, I can see it

Just do it! C’monnnn, you know you want to. Heck, even Nike says you should. _____ Story Archives

It’s what proto-despots do

They’ve worked themselves into a lather, and some of ‘em have been rehearsing street violence, and one of these days, the psychopaths will go over the edge. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about. That’s why I believe if we are fortunate [...]

Sci-Fi Tuesday

Hey, a little fan fiction never hurt anybody Robots and Suffragettes and Amazons, oh my! Been indulging almost exclusively in image-driven schadenfreude posts, lately, which is a cheap and easy way to entertain myself, not that there’s anything wrong with that; but reckoned I’d try a couple’a text-heavy commentaries for a change. This phase won’t [...]


Who ya got? (What? Okay, whom ya got?)_____ Title ref Archives

another wasted couple’a hours with PShop

Well, a simple idea popped up, then one thing led to anotherrr…

Mr Sensitive, here

Jes tryin’ to show I’m hep to all ‘em things you gals are always harpin’ about Picked up by Pookie’s Toons (What? Nah, I been warned not to ask one of ‘em to make me a sammich, less’n I want part’a me to be in the sammich.)

today, in whiny little bitchery

Wellp, the Proggie kids have gone full-tantrum over not getting their way with the election, Kavanaugh, or the Tipping Point™; and everything is horrible; and you’re all gonna be sorry, just wait. They need some adult supervision and to have their misbehavior pointed out to them and laughed at… a lot. They also need to [...]

`stuff that’s hard to do (well, harder than it looks sometimes)

Earlier this evening… Use full-screen or click on YouTubeYesssss! Launched & landed from/on good ol’ SLC-4, Vandenberg AFB, my early-USAF stomping grounds, literally (twenty-some launches over 9 yrs, ’70-’81). Glad to see the ol’ girl gettin’ some love again. The Soviets hated that place. (What? Yeah, it’s amazing what they can do with CGI these [...]

Poli Sci 101

We hold these tactics to be self-evident Video (33sec) Y’know… [re-lights pipe, puffs] anyone who smiles while rationalizing slander and libel as mere politics and suborns the press into aiding and abetting it, thereby corrupting their profession and insulting their personal honor, really ain’t worth all that much as a human being (What? Yeah, now [...]