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Government Wellness

Lilly Endowment: Link Between Education Dysfunction & Poor Wellness

MUNCIE, IN –NEWS– Last week, we got the results of Gallup-Healthways wellness rankings showing Indiana slipping into the 48th spot, or slightly healthier than Kentucky and West Virginia – two other states known for polluted air and water. There is no coincidence that we also happen to be “coal loving states”. In Indiana, we depend […]

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Messrs. Coats and Messer Are Coal Industry Sellouts

MUNCIE, Indiana – After we wrote the article about Senator Dan Coats, we received a few emails wanting to know the contents of the letter written to both Sen. Coats and Representative Luke Messer. A couple of readers followed our link to the Huffington Post op/ed written by Jeffrey Sachs from the Earth Institute. He […]

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Senator Dan Coats: Hoosiers Cannot Afford Him

(photo courtesy of www.lakeshorpublicmedia.com) MUNCIE, Indiana – Corporate lobbyist by day, republican senator by night, Dan Coats did not fail to produce a fine piece of propaganda to send to interested constituents about President Obama’s executive order to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking a 30% reduction of carbon emissions by the year 2030. First we […]

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Conservative Hoosier Physician Calls Out Polluters/Politicians

photo courtesy of indianawater.com MUNCIE, Indiana – After a long weekend under a slow news environment, I got very excited when I read an opinion piece about Infant Mortality Rates. It should be noted, I get very little excitement from the conservative newspapers dominating the Indiana landscape – most of them owned by Gannett, but […]