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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By: Todd Smekens Against my better judgment, I watched the media’s presentation of an argument between a no-nothing bully president and a tired old politician. To me, it was symbolic of what this country has become in so many ways. Our ruling class has captured both political parties making one completely fractured between the donors […]
Image Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/L8tWZT4CcVQ There’s no question about it: when the coronavirus cropped up, it shut everything else down. From schools and workplaces to public parks and government offices, our world went into lockdown. Just because our worlds were put on pause to try to contain the pandemic doesn’t mean your health needs were as well, […]
Urbanization in the United States is hardly a new concept. You could even say that urbanization is the story of the United States. In a little over 200 years, the U.S. has grown from a rural, distributed confederation of states into a highly urbanized nation with a huge concentration of the population living in major coastal cities.
Unless you’re lucky enough to be retired or self-funded, you still need a source of income to support your lifestyle. Many people rely on gig work, but it’s helpful to know what kinds of jobs are available to you before you leave. We’re covering life on the road for RVers living in or traveling around the Midwest.