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Tax Day Facts: Debunking a Few Myths

Income Inequality, Politics, Economic Policy and Tax Day Facts Muncie, Indiana (NEWS) – Well, hopefully you’ve completed your taxes and sent them to the Indiana and Federal tax collectors. Many of our local accounting professionals had their first solid nights sleep last night and should only feel moderately hungover with eyes and heads still a […]

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“Fix the Debt” CEO Group a Sham

Pete Peterson’s “Fix the Debt” Astroturf Supergroup Detailed MADISON, WI — One of the most hypocritical corporate PR campaigns in decades is advancing inside the beltway, attempting to convince the White House, Congress, and the American people that another cataclysmic economic crisis is around the corner that will destroy our economy unless urgent action is […]

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Where the Candidates Stand on Medicare and Medicaid

by Suevon Lee, ProPublica Medicare and Medicaid, which provide medical coverage for seniors, the poor and the disabled, together make up nearly a quarter of all federal spending. With total Medicare spending projected to cost $7.7 trillion over the next 10 years, there is consensus that changes are in order. But what those changes should […]

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America’s Future

America’s Future By: Warren Isleib America is less than 250 years old, but has become an industrial powerhouse for the world. In this short time we have had partial success in forgiving racial prejudice and the misery it’s caused. We try to promote freedom and opportunity for all people. Give yourselves some credit because none […]

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Maddow & Letterman – A Lingering Presence

It was a great experience for Ball State students to have Rachel Maddow and David Letterman in Muncie, Indiana on Friday, December 2nd to tape her nationally viewed MSNBC show. We heard one of the best jabs from Mr. Letterman was when he made reference to the UC Davis security guard who pepper-sprayed the Occupy […]