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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.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

By Bradley Harrington “Schools teach exactly what they are intended to teach and they do it well: How to be a good Egyptian and remain in your place in the pyramid.” — John Taylor Gatto, “Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden … Continue reading

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Hot Air Hooliganism, Part II

By Bradley Harrington “If we can’t think for ourselves, if we’re unwilling to question authority, then we’re just putty in the hands of those in power.” — Carl Sagan, “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark,” 1995 … Continue reading

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Climate Change

By MamaLiberty Many of us in Wyoming joke that we do too have four seasons: Winter, Still winter, brief Summer (might snow anyway), and Almost winter. The last roughly corresponds to “Fall” in most of the rest of the northern … Continue reading

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Hot Air Hooliganism, Part I

By Bradley Harrington “Being intelligent is not a felony. But most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.” — Robert Heinlein, “Time Enough for Love,” 1973 If you ever want to find out just how wedded people are to … Continue reading

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Energy: Science Vs. Hysteria

By Bradley Harrington “Science does not advance by consensus, a show of hands, or even persuasion. It advances by individual scientists proposing testable hypotheses, examining data to see if they disprove a hypothesis, and making those data available to other … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum a Disaster

By Bradley Harrington “When men yield up the exclusive privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” — Thomas Paine, “Common Sense,” 1776 – If you’ve ever needed a reliable guide to determine whether or not an … Continue reading

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City Leaders: Arrogant or Incompetent?

By Bradley Harrington “We must have no carelessness in our dealings with public property or the expenditure of public money. Such a condition is characteristic either of an undeveloped people, or of a decadent civilization. America is neither.” — Calvin … Continue reading

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Property Rights Versus The EPA

By Bradley Harrington “Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man’s nose begins.” — Zechariah Chafee, “Freedom of Speech in Wartime,” 1919 – In last week’s column, I said that the answer to the ecological problems … Continue reading

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GOP Gutlessness Strikes Again

By Bradley Harrington “I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!” — Barry Goldwater, “Republican Nomination Acceptance Speech, … Continue reading

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Fedzilla’s Land Grabs, Part II

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the second of two columns discussing the constitutionality of federal land ownership. “The Constitution was, from its very origin, contemplated to be the frame of a national government, of special and enumerated powers, and … Continue reading

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