Category Archives: Mama’s Rants

The True “root of all evil”

By MamaLiberty Just imagine if 1% of the population of each town had the ability to control the weather. You’d hear all of the platitudes connected to environmental pseudo science, and others would be convinced that they were doing what … Continue reading

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I stand corrected…

Last week I was grousing about not being able to “opt out” of seeing a doctor in order to get a needed blood test. Turns out I was wrong. (It happens!) Yesterday I discovered that there is a new program … Continue reading

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You Can’t Opt Out

By MamaLiberty Ten years ago I moved to rural Wyoming. So many things were different, of course, but there were some strange things that still defy understanding. One of those was the delivery of six different telephone books. Some were … Continue reading

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Hate and Discrimination

By MamaLiberty Do you like anchovies? How about girdles, tight neckties, a leak in your shoe? Personally, I hate them, and quite a few other things. Or is “hate” too harsh a word? Maybe so. What does the word “hate” … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Are You a Citizen?

By MamaLiberty Citizen… a word much used and abused. I suspect few people understand the classic meaning of the term. Far too many people who write about the current state of affairs in the world, even most of those who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer of the Eagles

By MamaLiberty What a great story! My father was born in 1886, worked on the family ranch in the Dakota Territory, then was a hunter bringing in game to feed the crews who built much of the railroad lines across … Continue reading

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