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Culture

Elite Media is Propaganda – #FakeNews

By: Todd Smekens BLOG What would the United States look like today if the Elite media in this country was truly independent and held our government actors and industry accountable? Would most Americans be on the same page and have similar beliefs? Why are news agencies like the Washington Post and New York Times writing […]

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Government

The New York Times Serves the Establishment

The New York Times Slimes Most Popular Politician in the U.S. Muncie, Indiana BLOG – The New York Times has been running plentiful ads on social media claiming to be the leader in “hard-hitting” journalism. I suspect the advertising campaign comes from the restructure at Fox News after the death of Roger Ailes, and the […]

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Business Government

‘Truth Be Damned’ – Our Fourth Estate is Dead

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, IN (BLOG) – The creation of alternative news sites like Muncie Voice was a direct result of appalling media in the United States. Our Fourth Estate, along with journalistic integrity, has vanished in this country and been replaced by corporate owned shills willing to tow the corporate line. Independent journalism couldn’t […]

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Business

Lessons From Successful Women Business Leaders

Lessons Learned from Successful Women Business Leaders MUNCIE, IN NEWS – The late Katharine Graham became the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company in 1972 as she took the helm of The Washington Post after inheriting the business. She was in charge during the publication of the Pentagon Papers and the Watergate scandal helping […]

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Culture Government

Mike Pence is Deeply Damaged Following RFRA

More than Seven in Ten Hoosiers Think Mike Pence Fight over RFRA Damaged Indiana Economy; Pence is Tied with Democrat John Gregg in Rematch WASHINGTON PRESS RELEASE– Governor Mike Pence finds himself deeply damaged following the fight over Indiana’s “religious refusal” bill that put LGBT Hoosiers at risk for discrimination, according to a brand new […]

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Government

Iraq History: When a President & Journalists Get it Wrong

MUNCIE, Indiana – With all the news about the Sunni rebels called ISIS in Iraq, and “War Hawks” appearing on national media outlets beating the same war drums, we thought Hoosiers and Americans deserved a refresher course on the Iraq War propagandizing by former President and Vice President Bush and Cheney, respectively. However, they didn’t […]

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Government

Glenn Greenwald: American Press is Neutered & Impotent

Glenn Greenwald Counters Criticism of His New Book on Democracy Now MUNCIE, Indiana –NEWS Next month, Muncie Voice will begin communicating to readers by hosting Indiana Talks, a 24/7/365 streaming internet radio station featuring predominantly Indiana talk radio personalities with a mix of nationally syndicated shows like Democracy Now!, The Ed Schultz Show, The Leslie […]

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Government

Net Neutrality Takes a Hit by FCC

(Thanks to Time.com for the above photo) MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – The democrat appointed Chairman to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) got his plan pushed through the commission this afternoon with a vote of 3-2 along party lines which many perceive as a major win for the big Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Verizon, ATT […]

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Government

Cliven Bundy and the Soul of Modern Conservatism

Cliven Bundy and the Soul of Modern Conservatism (via Moyers & Company) An excerpt of this post first appeared in The Washington Post. When Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy laments that today’s “Negro” has not learned to pick cotton, is he merely a racist crackpot or instead an avatar of modern conservatism? The answer…

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Business Government

Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since 2009, while the bottom…