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Are Our Homes Contributing to Climate Change?

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by BrookeFaulkner

Image Source: 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


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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


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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


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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


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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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You Are Stealing Our Future

Published on December 16th, 2018 | by Todd Smekens

You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg My challenge here (and always) is to write as little as possible so the message in the video delivers the point. My purpose is to frame this speech made [&hellip... Read More


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Compulsory Acquisition and Its Negative Effects

Published on November 20th, 2018 | by BrookeFaulkner

When a government or statutory authority decides that an area of private lands is necessary for social and economic development that will benefit society, they can decide to commit compulsory acquisition. Compulsory acquisition happens when a [&hellip... Read More


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How to Take Care of Yourself After a One-Night Stand

Published on November 10th, 2018 | by BrookeFaulkner

Image Source: Pixabay It happens: adults have adult fun, and sometimes that fun is no-strings-attached fun. There’s nothing wrong with a good old-fashioned one-night stand, so long as the adults are consenting and everyone is safe. [&hellip... Read More


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Election Day Predictions – 2018

Published on November 5th, 2018 | by Todd Smekens

Yes, I’m going out on a limb and making some wild predictions regarding the U.S. elections taking place tomorrow. Maybe even a couple of local predictions as well, but mostly national races.  The best news I [&hellip... Read More

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