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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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Russian Hacking: Social Engineering vs Ethical Journalism

Russian Hacking Story is Manipulation of American Public By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG– The case of Russians hacking the Democratic National Committee, along with Julian Assange and his website, Wikileaks, has some incredible teaching points for Americans. Especially, Americans who suffer from amnesia, or those who mostly follow their favorite nightly news anchor on television. […]

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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…

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin: “We Use PR Firms Too”

by Justin Elliott, ProPublica Vladimir Putin wrote an op-ed about Syria in the New York Times. The piece was placed by the public-relations giant Ketchum, Buzzfeed reported. On Nov. 16, 2012, we explored how Ketchum placed pro-Russia op-eds in American publications by businesspeople and others without disclosing the role of the Russian government. Ketchum’s latest public filing […]