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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
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StateMaryland
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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: 2016
"In the spirit of equity, might I be the first to propose a Paul/Nader ticket? ;0))) And in the spirit of "a pox on both their houses" to be perfectly honest." Ah, this is...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 20, 6:01pm

Re: Link to RJ Frying Pan Article?
Greg, Is this what you're looking for? http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/lightweight_fry_baking_gear_technique_jordan.html#.U_U1XEuf9Fw

In GEAR » Link to RJ Frying Pan Article?
August 20, 5:56pm

Re: 2016
I don't believe Rand Paul has a chance of getting the Republican nomination. He could always try running for prez as an independent/Libertarian candidate/whatever, where he doesn't stand mu...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 19, 3:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Another contender
Sure, but do y'all treat your dog like this? This is one happy pup.

In Chaff » BPL Pet Of The Month Thread
August 18, 6:49pm

Re: Rick Perry Indicted
"my inner skeptic wonders if this is politically motivated." From what I've read so far, it's not so much politically motivated as it is Rick Perry showing yet again what a dum...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 15, 6:05pm

Re: Re: Re: chaff
I guess the real question becomes: is this the right knife to bring to a forum fight? It's self-sharpening - unlike much of the arguing within the forum, which gets duller with each post, so...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 14, 8:54pm

Re: Libertarians
Another interesting article: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/08/an-opening-for-libertarians-to-be-a-significant-force-in-us-politics/375972/ "I'd make a more modest ...

In Chaff » Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived?
August 14, 8:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: U.S. "Humanitarian " Bombing of Iraq: a redundant presidential ritual.
"Obama actually did it" Very, very poorly, unfortunately. Like those before him, he did what was politically expedient instead of doing what was right, because doing what was right wou...

In Chaff » The case for foreign policy restraint. ( not to be confused with isolationism)
August 13, 1:34pm

Re: head in the sand
"Obama's foreign policies have been an unmitigated disaster." I agree completely. Then again, you'd have to go back quite far before you'd find an administration who's ...

In Chaff » The case for foreign policy restraint. ( not to be confused with isolationism)
August 13, 1:23pm

Re: Re: U.S. "Humanitarian " Bombing of Iraq: a redundant presidential ritual.
"W occupied Irag for many years with no withdrawal plan" Sigh. Actually, when Obama withdrew the last troops in Dec. 2011, he was following the deal Bush signed, it wasn't his own ...

In Chaff » The case for foreign policy restraint. ( not to be confused with isolationism)
August 13, 1:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am