Author Archives: DougM ☞ crotchety and judgmental ☜

73-yo retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning)
BSE (aerospace eng) UMichigan ’69, MS(astro guidance&control) AF Inst Tech ’75
Living in south-central North Carolina
Shooting, working on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, 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 & Harley tourist, shooting instructor, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass
(What? Oh, right)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here

Well, that was a wasted trip

Today’s diary entry _____ Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

I did not see this one comin’

Looks like Gov’t BS has been piled too high, for even Canadians to tolerate For fun, I was gonna calculate the impact of their provinces coming in as states; but I seem to have lost track of how many provinces there are, now. Wish they’d put stars on their flag or sumpthin’. _____ Story (lots [...]

Force and threat of force are despots’ tools

They’re also the tools of thugs and organized crime. Violence to instill general fear is a terrorist’s tool _____ Story (Atlantic) Cultural ref (Dog cover, National Lampoon) Cultural ref (Wookie, Star Wars IV) Image source (Wookie) All-three picked up by Pookie’s Toons

It’s Monday. What can go wrong?

You’re fired ! Okay, so mebbe there’s more’n two kinds’a wimmin; but that kind’a detailed understanding is outside my wheelhouse _____ Story (Armed one) Story (Firery one, but not the right femme in the photodrew458 comment) NOTE: Don’t recall where the AntiFa joke came from Story (Newsom) Previously, on KisP (Mother Earth) #2 picked up [...]

Musings from the iHammock

_____ Story (“resist” workshop) Story (Oscars) #3 picked up by Pookie’s Toons

Innovation is the new cheating

_____ Story (teleprompter) Satire (innovation) stlcdr comment Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

A scientist, a Catholic, and a Pagan walk into a salon…

(What? Well, of course she’s not funny. Pelosi’s ilk have no sense of humor, irony/contradiction/paradox, or shame) _____ Story kinlaw comment

Wag the bi… dog

_____ Story (Kamala’s debatable gimmick) Cultural ref (spew warning @ 1:40, language NSFW) Cultural ref (double-*snick*)

Hey, if it works

_____ Story (Mueller’s team phones wiped) Story (Judicial Watch) Historical ref (Hillary) Picked up by Pookie’s Toons

Weekend trivia head-start