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Paul A. Ibbetson's Past Articles

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Burning Drudge, burning Weigel: A fiery view from the Washington Post


published: July 02, 2010


The forced resignation of David Weigel by the Washington Post will probably be forgotten by tomorrow, nothing more than a little blip on the radar of those submersed in the world of the Washington ...

Get out of my tent! Fruming over the Tea Party movement


published: June 23, 2010


What does it mean to be a Republican? What does it mean to be a Democrat? Are they both the same? The answer is no they are not, well not completely. I was disheartened to read David Frum’s a...

Let’s hear it for the girls! Women and the conservative movement


published: June 18, 2010


We are currently watching the beginning of an American return to conservative values. What is unique about this return is that it is being led by an increasing number of politically savvy women. Po...

Ron Paul, whose side are you on?


published: June 10, 2010


Everybody takes sides. When the chips are down on important issues, everybody can eventually be found on a side of their choosing. Those that claim to be neutral on the important issues of life are...

Roman Polanski, Pay Your Debt to Society


published: May 20, 2010


From the frills of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, liberal elites from around the world stand in defense of convicted sex offender Roman Polanski. Polanski was charged and convicted in the late 1970...

America and Greece: Beware the Path of the Black Cat


published: May 14, 2010


In you live in America, Europe, or many other places on the planet, then you probably have heard the tales of bad fortune that befalls unprepared souls who allow a black cat to cross their paths. I...

Illegal Immigration: Is it Kind to be Cruel?


published: May 07, 2010


What the media coins the “tough” new Arizona immigration law, SB1070, forwarded by Governor Jan Brewer, has once again pushed to the forefront the argument of, “just what is the p...

The National Day of Prayer: The Value of Offending


published: April 29, 2010


A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional as it is reported to violate the first amendment against the government’s establishment of religion....

Barack Obama: Another Grasp at the Crown?


published: April 25, 2010


We here in the United States have long since separated ourselves from our former position as a colony of England. In doing so it would seem that our people’s direct interaction with a king as...

The Westboro Baptist Church: In the Footsteps of the Pharisees and Sadducees


published: April 15, 2010


In the aftermath of the court’s reversal of a multi-million dollar judgment against the Westboro Baptist Church for picketing a soldier’sfuneral, we in America are left with many questi...

Techno-Politics: The War for Downloadable Supremacy


published: April 08, 2010


It used to be that the world was a place of “hands.” Every important exchange came slowly and directly through face-to-face conversations sealed with a handshake or a newspaper placed i...

Hanks for the New Memories: A Look at the Skewed Mentality of Hollywood


published: March 25, 2010


Some wonder how the Hollywood elite manage to make movies, build castles on prime real estate, fill their factory-sized garages with foreign sports cars, and still find the time to impress the grea...

Protection and Reward: The Case of 1st Lieutenant Michael Behenna


published: March 20, 2010


America is truly a blessed land. This is not a secret, as people from all parts of the world try everything from walking the deserts without water to paddling in trashcans throughthe ocean to reach...

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: Terrorist Trial Space for Rent?


published: March 12, 2010


The future of the public trial of suspected 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is now in question. It could be said that the Obama administration’s “It’s on, it’s off, m...

Ron Paul and the 'Cujo' Effect


published: March 04, 2010


In the early 1980’s Stephen King made all dogs a little more suspect with the horror novel Cujo. The story hinged around a more-than-loveable St. Bernard that contracted rabies while chasing ...

Palms, Knuckles, and Fingertips: A Rich Assessment of Palin Hate


published: February 19, 2010


Oh, it is indeed a hard time to be a liberal. The storm clouds of destiny are so close one can feel the humidity of thehumiliation that is about to rain down on the liberal left. The thunder, of co...

Give Me the Ball! Entitlement in the Political Field


published: February 11, 2010


Hardly a day goes by that we do not hear about a famous sports player breaking societal rules for his or her own personal deviant desires. Whether it is marital infidelity, unscrupulous financial d...

Stone Soup: What Liberals Are Cooking Up for 2010


published: February 04, 2010


Most of us have heard the fairy tale Stone Soup.  This children’s story in its many versions gives an account of a hungry traveler in a time of economic hardship who enters a village wit...

America and Israel: You Got A Friend in Me?


published: January 30, 2010


What is the meaning of friendship? What makes the bonds that we call a true friendship mean something? We have all heard of the fair-weather friend and most likely we have all had one ortwo of them...

Pilfering the Dead: Barack Obama at the Pulpit of the Vermont Ave. Baptist Church


published: January 21, 2010


It has been said that death is a sweet release from the many struggles of this world. While this is most certainly true for most, it does not release some that have passed from here to the great be...

A Thankful Observance of the 'Iron Lady'


published: January 14, 2010


Today, when we watch the courageous actions of women who stand for conservative values in this country, we often bring up names like Sarah Palin, Ann Coulter, and Michelle Malkin. These women often...

Presentation vs. Taste: Why Barack Obama is cooking up disaster in the War on Terror


published: January 07, 2010


There is little doubt that my pallet is not as refined as my liberal friends’ and I have always found it hard to watch the gourmet shows where hours are spent meticulously preparing complex d...

How to Accept a Poorly Wrapped Present


published: December 23, 2009


If it has been a while since you were a child waiting for Christmas morning, or whatever time of day the parental green light was given for the opening of presents, you may be a little out of touch...

Just Because: Analyzing the Psychology of Palin-Hate


published: December 17, 2009


”I hate Sarah Palin, I… I just hate her!” That is not an uncommon outburst from some when it comes to feelings about one of the most polarizing figures (in “liberal” ...

The Death of Big Environment: Assessing Loss and Gain


published: December 11, 2009


For all who have challenged the notion that man is single-handedly destroying the planet with everything from America’s industrial system to your shiny SUV– all the way down to your unc...

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Paul A. Ibbetson

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Paul A. Ibbetson is a published author and lecturer on the Patriot Act. He is a former Chief of Police of Cherryvale, Kansas, and member of the Montgomery County Drug Task Force. Paul is the author of the book "Living under the Patriot Act: Educating a Society" coming out in late summer 2006, as well as director of the "Patriot Act Research Website" and Paul is the host of the award winning "Conscience of Kansas" radio program 91.9 f.m. Feel free to send questions or comments on this or any other article by Paul A. Ibbetson to:


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