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Culture

Moral Crisis, Part II

As identified in part one, we are undergoing a moral crisis from Muncie, Indianapolis to Washington, D.C. It’s ugly to watch. Charles Blow, a columnist for the NY Times, says it’s the fear of losing the white majority which is fueling and undermining our greatness. Everything that has happened during recent years is all about […]

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Government

Politics – a Lack of Morality is the Problem

Why are the people so restless and full of disease — not at ease? Professor Kennedy touched a nerve today requiring additional vetting of a concept touched on repeatedly in my Organizational Leadership class at Gonzaga University– morality. I’ve written countless articles about the United States no longer being a democracy or democratic republic. According […]

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Government

Have We Entered a Dystopian Rabbit Hole

How can we differentiate the truth from the false when we are being bombarded daily by verbal messages and contrary actions. We are being told to be more civil while angry hacks kill elderly members in a Jewish synagogue. Pipe bombs are sent to democratic officials while our President accuses said, recipients of the bombs, […]

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Culture Government

A Planned Economy to Benefit Workers

Workers are Being Manipulated By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog – I’ve spent the last seven years in research and writing mode. My first goal was to research the media landscape – media critic. More specifically, why doesn’t the free press operate like a free press? Why isn’t the Gannett newspaper which predominates Indiana towns […]

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Government

Russia Can’t Influence A Democracy Which Doesn’t Exist

The USA is Not a Democracy By: Todd Smekens Blog – I shouldn’t come out in the first paragraph to declare the Russian story a hoax but I still cannot believe the media continue pressing this issue while ignoring those who are truly influencing our democracy – the Donor Class. If Facebook can possibly account […]

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Government

Why Rep. Luke Messer Isn’t Campaigning

MUNCIE, Indiana – Well, election season is coming to an end with this being the last day before Tuesday’s election. We’ve heard many comments about the “lack of interest” for the mid-term elections even though the congressional senate is up for control and the house has many seats up for grabs. The power structure is […]

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Business Culture Government

Income Inequality, Resource Exploitation: It’s Unjust and Unsustainable

MUNCIE, Indiana – Over the past few years on income inequality, nearly all studies are reaching the same conclusion – due to increased technology, worker productivity increased dramatically. Unfortunately, all of those dramatic improvements in wealth extraction has gone to the upper 1%. All else being the same, the income and wealth of a typical […]

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Business Government

Richest Capitalists: Are They Our Systemic Problem Solvers?

MUNCIE, IN – We receive lots of communication at Muncie Voice from blog posts, newsletters, to audio and video files which we scan for information our readers will appreciate to help them make informed decisions. We don’t have a capitalist agenda which means we want to represent a true picture of journalism as our founders […]