Government

Arron Kidder

Craig Nichols: Did he act alone?

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

What if the corruption case in Muncie, Indiana isn’t exactly like Keith Roysdon and The Star Press presented to Muncie residents? Did they get it wrong or at least present another half-truth? Two years or 24 [&hellip... Read More


Government

city elections

A Letter to Muncie Democrats

Published on April 16th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

By: Todd Smekens I wanted to reach out to registered Muncie Democratic voters who are swearing off all democratic candidates because of the corruption within the Nichol’s family and the HQ at 214 N. Walnut Street [&hellip... Read More


Community

housing crisis

The Housing Crisis Hits Rural America

Published on March 10th, 2019 | by BrookeFaulkner

For years now, urban areas in America have felt the pressure of the housing crisis. Cost of living has climbed steadily across the board, while wages remain stagnant. Gentrification has been pushing people out of their [&hellip... Read More


Culture

Donald Trump

The Age of the Pampered Princelings

Published on January 29th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

What in the world is a Pampered Princeling? How about Donald J. Trump for one. His son and son in law for another. As Naomi Klein recently wrote in The Intercept: Trump has been sucking on [&hellip... Read More


Government

climate change

Are Our Homes Contributing to Climate Change?

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by BrookeFaulkner

Image Source: pixabay.com For many of us, the idea of living an environmentally friendly lifestyle can be a difficult challenge, but one we are completely willing to take on. Deep down, we know that the lifestyle [&hellip... Read More


Business

muncie oligarchy

Muncie’s Oligarchy

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

The power structure in Muncie is a perfect example of an Oligarchy. In my last article, I concluded with the following question for which I’ll attempt to answer today: “If the government isn’t holding the private [&hellip... Read More


Government

nbc tower chicago

Veteran Journalist Slams MSNBC

Published on January 14th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

Does MSNBC = FOX News? One of the roles of Muncie Voice has been a media critic which began with our local Gannett owned newspaper, The StarPress. It quickly expanded to the IndyStar, another Gannett owned [&hellip... Read More


City

dennis tyler

Muncie Mayor Not Seeking Reelection

Published on January 11th, 2019 | by Todd Smekens

Earlier this afternoon, an emotional Dennis Tyler announced to a room full of his department heads and the press that he will not seek reelection. At 76 years of age, he’s decided that he will continue [&hellip... Read More


Government

withdrawal from Syria

Applauding Syria Withdrawal

Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Todd Smekens

Honesty and politics rarely go together. It doesn’t have to be that way, but Americans have been enculturated into believing liars and then acting disappointed when we later found out they lied to us. This is [&hellip... Read More


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