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Education

Muncie Indiana: Tea Party Dupes Residents Again

MUNCIE, Indiana – In what has become a repetitive cycle over the past several years, the Tea Party, which uses the local “citizen organization” called Delaware County Citizens for Good Government, plays a month-long scam on city residents culminating with a giant lie on the residents who live on the south side of our town. […]

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City

Burt Whitely Trust Fund Report Furnished

In our article dated February 22nd, we discussed the mishandling of city money by the former parks superintendent and then acting parks board president. The one item pending from that article was a formal review by the State Board of Accounts and legal counsel for the city. Tonight, we got the results of the review. […]

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Wellness

YMCA Not Deserving Charity

Sometimes it can be very unpopular to point out that the Emperor really is naked, or the sacred cow doesn’t pass the sniff test. Yet, one of my favorite quotes was from Dr. Seuss and his new movie Lorax has been a huge success. He once wrote,  “Be who you are and say what you […]

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City

Who’s Got the Burt Whitely Money?

Over the past two years, we’ve been following the City of Muncie Parks Board meetings because of the developments at Tuhey Park, and we watched how the administration, and volunteer board, primarily appointed by former Mayor Sharon McShurley, interacted with the public. Racial tensions erupted during several meetings, and we even had Fox59 News pay […]

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Government

Fracking Republican Party in Muncie

Don’t look now, but there is a tea party coup on our hands in Muncie. Okay, it might not be a group of patriots from the far right-wing tea party, but there is some fracking going on within the republican party. Or, is fracking a freudian slip? Either way you look at it, the republican […]

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Government

Gannett & Republicans Lose Temper

During an awkward post-election moment, the executive editor of The StarPress, Lisa Nellessen-Lara, got into an online argument with several local citizens about the “lack of class” displayed at democrat headquarters for chanting a song about the outgoing mayor. Her comment on Facebook was, “Dem headquarters break out in “Ding, dong, the wicked witch is […]

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Culture Government

TSP Sounds Desperate

Any informed voter in Delaware County knows the locally owned Gannett paper is a pro-republican paper. Some say it had been much worse, but the bias is still with us today. However, as this years municipal election reaches its end, has anybody ever saw such a blatant and obvious slant to their Sunday edition? From […]

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Government

Personal Foul on Mayor McShurley!

Fall is for football, so we have a metaphor for you! What does a “political football” look like, and how much does one cost? Based on the latest reports from City Hall, a “political football” looks like a Mayor Sharon McShurley proposed bonus check to all city employees days before her reelection bid against Dennis […]