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About MamaLiberty

As a lifelong individualist and voluntarist, my philosophy can best be summarized here: No human being has the right -- under any circumstances -- to initiate force against another human being, nor to threaten or delegate its initiation. Self defense, and the defense of others, is a basic right of all living creatures. After a long career as a registered nurse in So. Calif, I retired in 2005 to NE Wyoming, living alone in my own log home, with good friends and neighbors all around. Biological family includes two grown sons and five grandchildren, unfortunately still in California. In addition to writing and editing, I garden, sew, cook and bake my own bread from home ground wheat and other grains. Hobbies include identification and cultivation of wild food and herbs. I am also a certified instructor for firearms and self defense. I carry a gun at all times.

The Extra Gnome

By MamaLiberty Linda loved her garden. The entire back yard was planted to roses and other perennials, beds of bulbs and annuals in their seasons, herbs and berries and some vegetables in rows at the rear. A small square of … Continue reading

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Own The Property, Own The Right

By Bradley Harrington “The right to agree with others is not a problem in any society; it is the right to disagree that is crucial. It is the institution of private property that protects and implements the right to disagree.” … Continue reading

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You Can’t Enslave A Free Man

By Bradley Harrington “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.” – Mahatma Gandhi, “The Collected Works of … Continue reading

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Silly Season

By MamaLiberty Unfortunately, Nathan is still not well enough to write the commentary. I’m missing his droll opinion on the start of the “silly season” for the 2016 elections. Wouldn’t it be easier to list all the politicians who are … Continue reading

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Police Militarization Our Doing

By Bradley Harrington “Police today embody all of the threats the Founders feared were posed by standing armies, plus a few additional ones they couldn’t have anticipated.” – Radley Balko, “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brightsuit MacBear

By MamaLiberty L. Neil Smith is unique, far as I’ve discovered, in believing that almost any living creature in the universe can be, or modified to be, a sentient, sapient being. This makes all of his stories exceptionally interesting, almost … Continue reading

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Private-Built Roads Worked Before

By Bradley Harrington “The legislative powers vested in Congress are specified and enumerated in the eighth section of the first article of the Constitution, and it does not appear that the power proposed to be exercised by the bill is … Continue reading

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Can Wyoming Slay Fedzilla?

By Bradley Harrington “Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.” – Howard Aiken, “Portraits in Silicon,” 1987 – As anyone who follows my column knows well, … Continue reading

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Guns – A Great Mother’s Day Gift

By MamaLiberty Last Mother’s Day, one of my sons gave me a HiPoint 9mm carbine. We had talked about the fact that I was having a harder time shooting the larger caliber rifles, and even had problems with the much … Continue reading

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Nathan remains on the sick list, unfortunately. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers. I know I’m not doing a very good job posting new material, but I promise to do better. MamaLiberty

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