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The Age of the Pampered Princelings

What in the world is a Pampered Princeling? How about Donald J. Trump for one. His son and son in law for another. As Naomi Klein recently wrote in The Intercept: Trump has been sucking on a spigot of his father’s cash nonstop since he was in diapers, becoming a millionaire by middle school. According […]

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Poor People’s Campaign – 2018

By: Todd Smekens Fifty Years Later MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Begins Muncie, IN Blog – Everyone is familiar with Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s work on the non-violent civil rights movement in the 1960’s which assisted in the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964. Former President John F Kennedy introduced the bill to […]

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Government

Indiana Policy Review Against Wind Energy

The Fallacious Argument by Koch Brothers Against Wind Energy By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – As a media critic, I am equally tough on all U.S. media sources. While they all collect and share news stories, there is an underlying bias while some are just plain propaganda. When I come across an article published […]

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Government

Rankings Show Indiana is Corrupt

By Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – Who benefits from corruption? Let’s take a look at a couple of rankings to prove what I’ve been saying about Indianapolis lawmakers over the past 5+ years. The corruption mainly comes from the Donor to the Political Class. Also, as I’ve pointed out over the last several election […]

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Government

Koch Brothers Network Is A Parasite on GOP

Five Myths About the Koch Brothers — And Why It Matters To Set Them Straight March 10, 2016 by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. Not long ago, many Americans, including Washington, DC, insiders, had never heard of Charles and David Koch — now known as “the Koch brothers” — […]

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Government

Trump and the GOP in Sickness and Health

Koch Brothers Fund Freedom Caucus – Surprised? March 29, 2017 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The day after Republicans pulled the plug on Trumpcare (or was it Ryancare?), the front-page headline of the tabloid New York Post asked: “Is There a Doctor in the House?” None were in sight, but there […]

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Government

Ball State Expands Shilling for Koch Brothers

Muncie, Indiana NEWS – If you’re a current subscriber to Muncie Voice, then you are no stranger to the Koch brothers – Charles and David Koch. Their “free market” advocacy is nothing more than pure greed and self-interest. The Koch’s have inherited mountains of money derived primarily from coal and other dirty energy sources. They’ve […]

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Government

Tyson Foods Cartel Hurts Rural America

MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS– Everybody likes some form of chicken – wings, thighs, or breasts. Some folks like it fried, baked, grilled, or barbecued. Kids love nuggets, even though it’s not really chicken. Most Americans could care less how or where the chicken is produced, as long as the grocery store or fast food restaurant has […]

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Government

Right to Farm Bill Pushed by Forrest Lucas of Lucas Oil Stadium

Muncie, Indiana NEWS– Earlier this month, we shared warnings from Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC), about Senate Joint Resolution 12 (SJR-12), which is oddly called Indiana’s “Right to Farm” act. Many small farmers attended the committee hearing to testify they didn’t need constitutional permission to farm their land. They already have those rights and have farmed […]

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Why Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obamacare

Gallup Captures How Easily Republicans Change Their Minds Contrary to Factual Evidence MUNCIE, Indiana – According to a recent Gallup Poll, when George W. Bush was President in 2006, 70% of Americans wanted the Federal Government to provide health care insurance to them. Mainly because the Middle Class became the working poor after NAFTA was […]