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Indiana: CNBC’s Business Friendly States Reveals Failed Policies

Let’s Compare ‘Business Friendly States’ MUNCIE, Indiana BLOG – How would you like to make $365,000 for six weeks of work helping Governor Mike Pence shine up his tarnished reputation? Not a bad gig if you can get it. Well, this is exactly how much global propagandists, Porter Novelli, charged Hoosier taxpayers for repairing the […]

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Iraq History: When a President & Journalists Get it Wrong

MUNCIE, Indiana – With all the news about the Sunni rebels called ISIS in Iraq, and “War Hawks” appearing on national media outlets beating the same war drums, we thought Hoosiers and Americans deserved a refresher course on the Iraq War propagandizing by former President and Vice President Bush and Cheney, respectively. However, they didn’t […]

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Leadership & Ethics: Do Profits Cleanse Bad Acts?

Leadership & Ethics The republican and libertarian argument over the past several decades has been ‘less government is better’. They equate less government to less taxes, but that myth is no longer valid – plenty of tax money goes to the private sector. Even when Indiana’s politicians slash food stamps to welfare collecting single moms, […]

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin: “We Use PR Firms Too”

by Justin Elliott, ProPublica Vladimir Putin wrote an op-ed about Syria in the New York Times. The piece was placed by the public-relations giant Ketchum, Buzzfeed reported. On Nov. 16, 2012, we explored how Ketchum placed pro-Russia op-eds in American publications by businesspeople and others without disclosing the role of the Russian government. Ketchum’s latest public filing […]