Category Archives: Mama’s Rants

Let’s Try That Again

By MamaLiberty Last week I wrote, Bloomberg and MDA to Empower Women. I was a bit surprised at some of the comments I got, both on the blog and elsewhere, so it seemed like a good idea to come back … Continue reading

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Bloomberg and MDA To Empower Women?

Bloomberg: I won’t run for president, ‘plain and simple’ Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, which is part of Bloomberg’s initiative, said her organization plans to reach out to women and mothers over the next several months leading up … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15B: Holy Week and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  To many people, this is “Holy Week.”  The 13th was “Palm Sunday,” and at sunset on Monday the 14th begins the Feast of Unleavened Bread, or Passover.  I lose track of all the different names … Continue reading

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Some Truth About Narcotics and “Addiction”

By Susan Callaway, RN To paraphrase what I’m told is an old American Indian saying: Don’t judge someone unless you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. I’ve walked in those shoes. Both as a nurse and as someone who has … Continue reading

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Addiction and Dependence

By Susan Callaway, RN First, define “addiction” as you understand it. Then do a search on that word. I’ll wait. Ok, that was a trick question. But I hope you did a search anyway. In case you didn’t, here are … Continue reading

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A Pony for Every Child

By MamaLiberty Over and over we hear about things the government proposes (or actually does) to provide things that people need and want. I’m going to ignore, for now, a good many other problems and just deal with the “want … Continue reading

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Connecticut, the “Police State”

By Nathan Barton Connecticut is nicknamed the “Constitution State” because it claims to have been the first polity in history with a written constitution (the Fundamental Orders, published in 1638).  Apparently the fifth state to ratify the Constitution, Connecticut has … Continue reading

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Pain and Healthcare

By Susan Callaway, RN Do you ever go to a doctor and ask him/her if you are hungry? Do you usually ask a politician if he/she thinks you need a laxative or a new bottle of hot sauce? Do you … Continue reading

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This is a Public Service Announcement

By MamaLiberty “EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN CITIZEN HAS THE RIGHT TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON” Correction: Every human being (or sentient being, if you want to get technical) has the absolute, inalienable AUTHORITY of self ownership, which includes the use of … Continue reading

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Stressed Out

By Susan Callaway, RN Toby heard a bell ringing, but could not determine the direction the sound was coming from. Then he saw a light above him, which demonstrated the absolute dark he’d been in before. Reaching up to the … Continue reading

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