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.

this week’s feeding frenzy

You can either play domestic politics and virtue-signal your pants off, or you can keep your eye on the long game by pursuing national interests. The swamp critters are never gonna love ya, so y’might as well keep pumpin’.

Bronx cheer for Miss NY

Future of the Democrat Party, indeed. Also the past. Caution: squirmy but short .@Ocasio2018 or Miss South Carolina, who answered it better? — David Rutz (@DavidRutz) July 16, 2018 She needs to say it wayyy louder, then call for Trump’s impeachment or something. _____ Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

Cards on the table

_____ Story Historical ref Full disclosure: this is what crosses my mind with pics like this, which is why I’m not a diplomat… or even entirely adult. Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons GMTA I can now check same-joke-simultaneously-with-Stilton off my bucket list.

abolish ICE scream

_____ Story Cultural ref Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons


_____ Via The Jawa Report Culural ref Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons Aaaand Stilton nails it… again *heheeeee* The Otter defense!

Is that all there is?

_____ Story Previously, on KisP Title cultural ref Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons *heheeee*

The Russians obviously thought Hillary would be elected

People who aren’t expected to face trial, Part-2 Makes one wonder what Obama’s vaunted FBI leadership was doing while this was going on. _____ Story Historical ref Archives Here are a couple of historical links: Obama’s stand-down Hillary’s refusal to cooperate “Potemkin indictments” Delicious. I’m stealin’ that.

Every (D) on that committee were brats, too

_____ 30 years ago Previously, on KisP Even more previously, on KisP Archives Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

A jackass that needs kickin’ into a Spartan pit

Brazenness can’t disguise the fact that Strzok’s a vile, lying [insert favorite pejorative here]. (strong message to follow)Then this despicable, smug, treacherous POS claimed to be a patriot. _____ Story Cultural ref Archives Awww, mannnn… Y’gotta go read the thread that James Woods has goin’. Lordy, it’s brutal and hilarious. When #CentralCasting hits it out [...]

an iHammock kind’a day

This delightful vid triggered some old memories. (go full-screen and turn-up the volume) An old wooden roller coaster was plenty of fun for a little kid, since it built-up courage without having to challenge the helpless terror that I they get riding the big, modern ones. The cheapest motion simulator is an easily entertained kid [...]