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Government

Things to Look Out For in Current and Future Elections

The Blue Wave seems to be in full effect across the country with Andy Beshear unseating Matt Bevin in the gubernatorial race in Kentucky — though Bevin is reticent to concede — and a satisfying result for democrats in the elections in Hamilton County. Things are looking good as increased voter turnout in Indiana, Texas, […]

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Business Government

Implications of Making CBD Federally Legal in the U.S.

Last December, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 passed, federally legalizing hemp-derived CBD in the U.S. The new law now considers hemp a crop that will be managed under the Department of Agriculture, rather than an illegal substance needing to be managed by the Justice Department. Although marijuana is still illegal, this opens the door […]

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Culture Government

Censorship and Propaganda Rules America

Censorship by the government with their corporate partners isn’t the only problem the past several years. People don’t trust the media and for a good reason. The trust in media dropped below 20% years ago, and I expect it only to get worse as will our confidence in government – local, state and federal. Both […]

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Business Government

Middletown Knows Trickle-Down Economics is Voodoo

Middletown Knows Trickle-Down Economics is Voodoo; Now Washington Does Too Muncie, Indiana -Muncie Voice just finished an article last week titled the Middletown Manifesto – Indiana’s Connection to the Big Lie. We connect Jeb Bush’s family and the Clinton’s to the biggest lies told Americans to push public policies which have directly destroyed Middletown, USA […]

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Government

Hoosier Finances – ‘The State Board of Pence’

Reprint – original written by Mike Claytor, CPA, candidate for Indiana State Auditor Muncie, Indiana – The state of Hoosier finances is the topic of this article. I’ve talked before about how we have had five State Auditors in less than one year – I’m not making that up, we have had three official State […]

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Community Government

What if the Tea Party had its Way? Become a Stop Sign in 2014 (And Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead End)

The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me. I’m just the vessel. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through a photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the photos in my camera; an […]

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Business Government

Why Government Shouldn’t Be Run Like a Business

Muncie, Indiana – We’ve had several recommendations on our Facebook page demanding that public officials and the government should operate like a business, or the ideal conservative stance of the 1980’s Reaganism. The primary difference between running a business versus running the government is a business is motivated to generate a profit. Government’s mission is […]

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Government

Has Open Government Pledge Been Met by Obama

Has Obama Kept His Open Government Pledge? After eight years of tightened access to government records under the Bush administration, open government advocates were hopeful when Barack Obama promised greater transparency. Four years later, did the president keep his promise? “It’s a mixed bag,” said Patrice McDermott, executive director of OpenTheGovernment.org, a consortium of right-to-know […]

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Government

Investigative Journalism Missing in Muncie

We live during interesting times…everyone wants transparency yet investigative journalism is dying because the money isn’t there to support it. Maybe the money isn’t there because investigative journalism is missing. In Muncie, Indiana we have government activists who insist on good government, and they they take matters into their own hands. However, they only hold […]