Category Archives: Mama’s Rants

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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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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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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Planning For Self Defense

By MamaLiberty Yesterday I was visiting a blog and read an article describing one person’s admonition NOT to have a “plan” for self defense. The discussion that followed was very interesting, and quite long, and I suggest you go to … Continue reading

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Imagine That!

By MamaLiberty I’ve talked about dry fire, and other ways to practice the physical skills necessary for self defense, especially situational awareness. All of these require you to use your imagination in a number of ways, but there is a … Continue reading

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United No More?

by Susan Callaway and Nathan Barton This week, on Thursday the 18th, up to 4.3 of 5.3 million Scots subjects of Her Majesty will vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern … Continue reading

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More Practice and Plans

By MamaLiberty Last time, in “How Do You Practice for Self Defense,” I outlined the first of the “dry fire” exercises I recommend to all my students. When you are happy with your progress there, you will be ready to … Continue reading

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Stop!! Or I’ll Yell STOP Again!

‘Active Shooter’ Drills Spark Raft of Legal Complaints Wall Street Journal on-line DENVER—When Michelle Meeker approached a strange man last October at the Colorado nursing home where she worked, the man flashed a gun and forced her into an empty … Continue reading

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