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Paul A. Ibbetson's Past Articles

74 articles

America's Job Status: Unemployed


published: September 11, 2011


Need a job? How about a job that pays the bills? These questions no longer apply to isolated parts of the country that have faced natural disasters or workers displaced by ENRON-type white collar c...

“Green” Products and Free Market Conflicts


published: May 25, 2011


  In recent years the move toward green products and technologies has gone into overdrive. Everything from the expansion of windmills and solar technologies to the hard rush toward passenger ...

The Beatable Obama: The Less Media-driven Story


published: May 18, 2011


Do you enjoy B-rated horror movies that are high on amusement but low on plot and believability? Maybe you’re into science fiction thrillers with their wild, futuristic villains and out-of-th...

Bin Laden Death Photo: Obama Breaks from History, America Losing Spine


published: May 10, 2011


It is said that a picture says a thousand words. When it comes to today’s politically correct world, presenting some pictures may say even more. President Barack Obama’s refusal to subm...

Osama bin Laden Killed by U.S. Forces, America Should Celebrate


published: May 02, 2011


The inevitable has taken place. Osama bin Laden has been killed by American forces. The details are still limited but as reported by FOX News, bin Laden was killed in a firefight on the ground in P...

Cuba and Geritol Communism


published: April 28, 2011


Cuba, America’s little communist island neighbor to the south is doing a little bit of government restructuring. Fidel Castro has just finished the last stage of what has been an incremental ...

Liberals Struggle with Tea Party Reality


published: April 21, 2011


So where does the Tea Party stand today? If you ask that question in different locations you are going to get many different answers. If you listen to lefties such as columnist Ted Reinstein, you w...

Intervention Failure in Washington: Budgets, Addicts and Enablers


published: April 14, 2011


I feel two percent happier today, as that is the amount of the 2011 federal budget that has been trimmed by the recent political negotiations that averted a government shutdown. Here are the number...

Mexico: Your Spring Break Death-stination


published: March 13, 2011


As eager colleges students from around the country prepare to leave school for spring break, many ask the question, where is the best place to go to have the most fun? For parents, the questions th...

Christians push back against gay agenda in Kansas


published: March 05, 2011


Recently there has been a push by liberals to advance the homosexual agenda into pivotal areas of American life. Barack Obama’s abolition of “don’t ask don’t tell” in ...

LGBT and Rainbow Justice


published: February 18, 2011


As of February 8,2011, Manhattan, Kansas has created a new mentality for the state. The message is clear: “Christians, beware.” There is a new sheriff in town that goes by the name of L...

Analyzing The Open-Border Mentality


published: February 08, 2011


How special is America? Is it truly a unique place where people can find opportunities for a better life that surpass those of other countries? Many think this to be true and the country has had a ...

The Pet Rock versus Obamacare


published: January 30, 2011


In 1975 advertising executive Gary Dahl had one of the simplest and most rewarding marketing ideas of the decade. He placed a shiny little rock in a box decorated as an animal carrier and offered i...

Democrats look to dupe GOP at State of the Union address


published: January 22, 2011


The Democratic Party, if anything, is consistent with their actions. They took advantage of an ideologically weak Republican Party that failed to rein in spending in 2006. Democrats managed to plac...

The do’s and don’ts of Sheriff Dupnik: Another ploy to silence conservatives


published: January 13, 2011


The recent shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that critically injured Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords as well as killing six other innocent citizens brings the nation again to attempting to ...

The repeal of DADT: to march or to sashay into the future?


published: January 05, 2011


On December 22, 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law that repeals the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays wishing to serve in the military. DADT was enacted by President Bill Cli...

Values Voter Summit: Why winning is not enough


published: September 24, 2010


The recent Values Voter Summit in Washington gave people a chance to hear from some of the potential Republican presidential candidates for 2012. Indiana Congressman Mike Pence, the lesser known of...

Embryonic Stem Cell Research: The blood trail of progress


published: September 18, 2010


With a recent federal appeals court decision temporarily lifting the ban on embryonic stem cell research, the question of destroying a life to save a life is again thrust back into the realm of pub...

Just relax your throat: Liberals and their need to force-feed America


published: September 11, 2010


Are you hungry, America? Got a rumble in the tummy telling you it’s time to eat? If we are honest about it, Americans have a really big appetite for almost everything. I will admit that to se...

Lt. Col. Allen West: A Voice for the Leavenworth 10


published: September 02, 2010


Is somebody watching over you today? Is there someone somewhere that is willing to put your well-being ahead of theirs? Those are powerful questions that we seldom ponder here in America. Why? The ...

Classic Monster Politics


published: August 27, 2010


What do Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney and Lon Chaney Jr. have in common? They are forever known as the faces of the classic monsters Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, Phantom of the O...

Gay Marriage: Court Decisions from Sodom and Gomorrah


published: August 12, 2010


In a recent court decision, California’s Proposition 8 initiative, which stated that marriage was to be between a man and a woman, has been struck down as unconstitutional. As reported by Fox...

Too Dangerous to Print: Liberal University Bias


published: August 05, 2010


  Thomas Paine once said, “He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach ...

Obamaca: Reshaping society through government control


published: July 23, 2010


In 1997, under the direction of Andrew Niccol, people viewed on their cinema screens a sterilized world of growing government perfection. The movie, “Gattaca,” depicted a world where th...

Barack Obama: Securing the border, one sign at a time


published: July 08, 2010


No one likes to be opposed. As people, we pick a side of an argument we believe in and try our hardest to win. That’s life, but there are differing ways in which we oppose one another and som...

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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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