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Identity Politics Blurs Our Real Issues

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – What in the world is “identity politics” and why does it matter? For the Grand Ole Party, it doesn’t mean a whole lot. For Trump, he apparently wants to be identified as a racist, sexist, xenophobic nationalist. For the Democratic Party, it’s been everything. It’s also why they’ve […]

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Veteran IC Officials Dismiss Russian Hacking

VIPS Dismisses Russian Hacking Story By: Todd Smekens Muncie, IN BLOG -When I read the latest article from Consortium News by veteran IC professionals (VIPS) dismissing the Russian hacking story, I found the timing more than ironic. The reason I haven’t posted in a week is I’ve been researching the power imbalances in our country and […]

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Sean Hannity Pushes Seth Rich Murder Story

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG– If you haven’t heard about the Seth Rich murder case then our national media has done its job. This is one of the most intriguing stories – conspiracy theory – to come out of Washington in the past year. Forget all the talk about collusion with Russia by Trump […]

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‘Truth Be Damned’ – Our Fourth Estate is Dead

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, IN (BLOG) – The creation of alternative news sites like Muncie Voice was a direct result of appalling media in the United States. Our Fourth Estate, along with journalistic integrity, has vanished in this country and been replaced by corporate owned shills willing to tow the corporate line. Independent journalism couldn’t […]

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DNC Leaks and Harvard Exposes Media as Frauds

The Media AND Both Political Parties Are Working Against Democracy Muncie, Indiana NEWS – Plenty has been written about the media’s coverage of the 2016 presidential primary. All the conservative pundits would say the liberal media was unfair to republican contenders. Fox News had plenty of anecdotal comments about the liberal media coverage. Every time […]