Author Archives: MamaLiberty

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.

Alert! Adrenalin Rush Coming

By MamaLiberty Unless you live in a cave somewhere, you probably have experienced a rush of adrenalin from time to time, quite possibly not too long ago. You likely didn’t give it much thought at the time, even if it … Continue reading

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Chamber to Pig Out at Public Trough

By Bradley Harrington “Force and mind are opposite; morality ends where a gun begins.” – Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged,” 1957 – It seems as though everybody under the sun wants a handout these days. And Americans have come to expect … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

By MamaLiberty Situational awareness, trusting your guts, shot placement, learning to function under stress, keeping your body and gear in some kind of shape to get the job done. So many things to do, watch, learn. Well, here’s one more. … Continue reading

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Trust Your Gut

By MamaLiberty Did you ever walk down a street and have the strong sensation that someone was watching you? Ever enter a room and just KNOW someone else was there (or recently had been), even if you could not see … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness Part 2

By MamaLiberty In part 1, long ago now, I covered the basics of situational awareness in some specific situations, along with some simple drills to help people practice this highly important skill. If you have not seen the first article … Continue reading

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Call It A ‘Shoot-Me Zone

By Bradley Harrington “Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?” – Patrick Henry, Virginia Constitutional Ratification Debates, 1788 – If you thought the Laramie County Community … Continue reading

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No Guns?

By MamaLiberty The anti-gun people often tell us that a criminal would simply take a gun away from you and, probably, use it to kill you instead.

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LCCC Falls Into Feds’ Trap

By Bradley Harrington “Limiting the power of government, in order to liberate the individual, was the great American revolutionary insight.” – John Taylor Gatto, “The Underground History of American Education,” 2003 – If you have been thinking all this time … Continue reading

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The “Do Nothing Congress”

By MamaLiberty We only have one “representative” in the US Congress for all of Wyoming, and I’m on her website mailing list. This week she’s writing to complain about Harry Reid, a frequent theme: Harry Reid is desperately trying to … Continue reading

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Hole’ To Be Filled By Taxpayers

By Bradley Harrington “As government expands, liberty contracts.” – Ronald Reagan, “Farewell Address,” 1989 Having scrapped plans earlier this year to fill Cheyenne’s “hole”* with a children’s museum based on a lease agreement that violated Wyoming statutes, it now seems … Continue reading

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