Presidential Debate 2020 – Donald Trump vs Joe Biden

By: Todd Smekens Against my better judgment, I watched the media’s presentation of an argument between a no-nothing bully president and a tired old politician. To me, it was symbolic of what this country has become in so many ways. Our ruling class has captured both political parties making one completely fractured between the donors […]


Charlottesville’s Act of Terror Exposes Our Shadow

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – The events yesterday in Charlottesville exposed America’s dark shadowy collective self which surfaced during former President Barack Obama’s presidency – racism or White Nationalist Supremacy. Those who write about themselves in this Nazi movement like to refer to themselves as the ‘Alt-Right.’ Whatever you want to call it, […]

Culture Government

Local Control of Education & Democracy is a Myth

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – Many Muncie residents are still upset over the state takeover of Muncie Community Schools (MCS). The teacher union is obviously upset since they recently won a state ruling over their contract dispute, but the victory was short-lived. It lasted less than a weekend. The union knows teacher jobs […]


Indiana: A Southern Red State

We updated our August article to include a map of individual political contributions which illustrates how the south and Midwest changes from 1992 to 2012 – very pertinent to this discussion. MUNCIE, Indiana – Our founders insisted a vigilant populace must be kept informed because there were powers who would threaten our freedoms. They didn’t […]