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Spiritual

Why Has Pope Francis Upset Conservatives?

Photo courtesy of www.washingtonpost.com Bernie Sanders Invited to the Vatican MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS – Pope Francis has invited Bernie Sanders to the Vatican. The Pope is not actually meeting with Bernie, but he’s asked the democratic presidential candidate to meet with his own version of a “think tank” on economic policy. The Pope has been very […]

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Culture Spiritual

Pope Francis vs Conservatives: What’s at The Heart of His Message?

(photo of The Vatican courtesy of Wikimedia) MUNCIE, Indiana – As we pointed out in Part I of our discussion about the writings of Pope Francis, he has shaken the core of the conservative party, or at least those who’ve been willing to share their thoughts about it. I refer to it as a spiritual […]

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Business Culture Government

Notre Dame Journalist Says IndyStar Lacks Moral Compass

MUNCIE, Indiana BLOG – It’s rare we get to read an article containing muckraking against Gannett by a former employee, yet still a journalist with a reputable organization. If you want to maintain a job within your profession, it’s best if you don’t bash one of the largest publishers in the country. However, when you […]

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Community

Martin Luther King, Jr. – Courage

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) Muncie, IN BLOG – Today we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., and while we acknowledge and promote his birthday, we seldom look deeply at his […]

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Business Government

Middletown Manifesto – Indiana’s Connection to the Big Lie

MUNCIE, Indiana – We chose to work within the already established “Middletown” theme for Muncie Voice because our small Indiana community is a microcosm of the struggling working class, or a casualty of the post-manufacturing industry consolidation which moved overseas during the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the 90’s. Muncie never recovered because […]

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Culture

Notre Dame Professor Chooses False God

Notre Dame Prof Serving Greed Over Spirit MUNCIE, Indiana – The Holidays are a great time to catch up on unfinished articles and cleaning up email from the last quarter. It’s also Christmas Eve and the Ball State campus is quiet as a church mouse since all the kids are back home with family waiting […]

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Culture

Income Inequality: How Important is It?

MUNCIE, Indiana – One of the most taboo phrases, income inequality, has come back into our discourse thanks to Pope Francis. President Barack Obama immediately jumped to the forefront with his own speech. PAUL KRUGMAN: Here’s Why Everyone And The Pope Is Talking About Inequality http://t.co/5CFTlEzoK4 — Business Insider (@businessinsider) December 11, 2013 The private […]