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The Ramifications of Piecemeal State Laws on Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay  It’s no secret that state laws about marijuana, hemp, and CBD are all over the place. What you might not realize is that only six states classify marijuana use as fully illegal and criminalized. That sounds like significant progress, but the truth is piecemeal laws can cause significant problems. […]

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The Case for Dropping Charges Against Julian Assange by Donald Trump

Massive Conspiracy by Hillary Clinton Leads to Political Chaos in the USA As I’ve been saying since May 2017 when I first wrote about the story released an episode of Sean Hannity on Fox News​, most likely tipped off to him by Roger Stone, Glenn Greenwald​’s article makes an excellent argument for pardoning Edward Snowden; […]

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Community Culture Government

Fulfilling the Dream – Reparations in Muncie, Indiana

Time to Discuss Reparations I can still remember how Governor Mitch Daniels treated Howard Zinn when he learned of his death. Zinn wrote history based on the people’s truth versus the whitewashed version rich white men want telling. Truth versus propaganda. As we know from history, cheap natural gas brought the Ball brother’s glass production […]

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Freedom of Speech

Why is Freedom of Speech so important?

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My Case for Releasing Julian Assange Now

Our War Against the Truth Must End Now We’re just now experiencing one of the most bizarre years or periods of time this earth has ever encountered. I am a consummate reader and contribute to several blogs. Like Donald Trump, I tweet all the time because it forces me to condense my thinking into concise […]

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America Needs To Look Within

This election is another sign of a struggling country. I’ve spent the past several years researching and writing about our country on a blog hosted by Professor Sheila Kennedy, who teaches civics at Indianapolis University. There are some profound thinkers on this blog. Like half of America, they really got walloped with the symbolism of […]

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Our Fourth Estate (Media) is Propaganda

Press freedom is not embraced by our media In my last article discussing our flawed democracy, I mentioned I’d be taking a further look at what is happening in this country. I’ve written numerous articles about our media over the years and almost always refer to the media study conducted by our foremost intellectual, Noam […]

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The Evolution of Remote Health

We have become so used to the convenience of mobile technology that we don’t often take stock of how just far we’ve come. Yet, particularly when it comes to remote health, this tech is making a real difference to our lives. During our current pandemic, in which we have to maintain safe distances, remote healthcare […]

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The USA is a Flawed Democracy

Checks and balances established in our constitution are failing. By: Todd Smekens What caused me to start-up Muncie Voice back in 2011 was our locally owned Gannett newspapers poor local press coverage. They were covering a Republican mayor at the time who was grossly unqualified for the position, but the press coverage was very slanted […]

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How News Events Across America Impact the Stock Market

Anyone who invests in stocks knows that the stock market is likely to change at any given time for a variety of different reasons. One factor for the stock market to change that many investors aren’t aware of is different news events across America. News events can have a huge impact on the stock market […]