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Applauding Syria Withdrawal

Honesty and politics rarely go together. It doesn’t have to be that way, but Americans have been enculturated into believing liars and then acting disappointed when we later found out they lied to us. This is repeated ad infinitum. Case in point, withdrawing troops from Syria. Who honestly thought we were involved militarily in Syria […]

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Russia Can’t Influence A Democracy Which Doesn’t Exist

The USA is Not a Democracy By: Todd Smekens Blog – I shouldn’t come out in the first paragraph to declare the Russian story a hoax but I still cannot believe the media continue pressing this issue while ignoring those who are truly influencing our democracy – the Donor Class. If Facebook can possibly account […]

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Media Echo Chambers Double Down on RussiaGate

How Do You Like Your RussiaGate? By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog – Somewhere between two parallel universes lies the truth but I’m not sure Americans want the truth. If social media tests are valid and sociological studies have credibility, we are sorting ourselves out by developing echo chambers or constant feedback loops where similar […]

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Trump’s Embattled Revolution

Trump’s Embattled ‘Revolution’ February 28, 2017 Posted on ConsortiumNews By Alastair Crooke President Trump’s domestic “revolution” on behalf of “forgotten” Americans requires a complementary foreign policy of reduced warfare and a weaker dollar, explains ex-British diplomat Alastair Crooke. Pat Buchanan – perhaps the U.S. politician with the greatest feel (as a thrice-times U.S. presidential candidate […]

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Turkey Hints Closer Relations with Trump

By: Todd Smekens February 9, 2017 I’ve been watching Turkey very closely the past several years primarily because it holds the key to our direction in Middle East policies. This particular article gives us a fresh perspective you will seldom get in the corporate media in the United States. Our country has protected Fetullah Gulen […]

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Jimmy Carter: Don’t Hurt Russian People with Sanctions

Former US president Jimmy Carter said Tuesday the West should not impose sanctions that would hurt the Russian people over their leaders’ actions in Ukraine. “So far, we have limited the sanctions to the leadership of Russia, and I think that is the…

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Ukraine: Russia Considers Talks, Won’t Budge on Crimea

Diplomatic efforts to calm the Ukraine crisis inched forward Monday, with Moscow saying it would consider Western proposals for talks on the standoff but insisting Crimea had the right to secede. Britain said Russian President Vladimir Putin had promised…

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Ukraine: When Oligarchs Involve Themselves in International Politics

Ukraine Yet Another Example of Oligarchs Meddling in International Politics MUNCIE, Indiana – For those gathering news and information from television or newspaper, you’re missing out on being informed by truth seekers versus script writers. Here is a hint – we now have more power and control over our lives than ever before in history […]

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United Nations: “North Korea, Kim Jong-Un’s Crimes Against Humanity Equal to those of Nazi Germany “

North Korea’s Totalitarian Regime-Photo Credit: Associated Press Feb. 19, 2014- Muncie Voice, Aimee Fant- After the United Nations completed an investigation and compiled a 400+ page report, North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un and his security chiefs of State stand accused of atrocity and crimes against humanity. UN Chairman Michael Kirby stated in a press release issued […]

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Putin Vows Destruction of ‘Terrorists’ After Bombings

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday threatened “terrorists” with total destruction after twin suicide strikes claimed 34 lives and raised alarm over security at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. A bombing at the main railway station of the southern…