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James Agresti

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James D. Agresti is the president of Just Facts and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Just Facts is a think tank dedicated to publishing rigorously documented facts about public policy issues.
Agresti holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and has worked as a designer of jet engine components and systems, a technical sales professional, and chief engineer of a firm that customizes helicopters.
He is also the author of Rational Conclusions, a meticulously researched and scholarly acclaimed book evidencing factual support for the Bible across a broad array of academic disciplines.

Recent Articles and Publications

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November 30, 2020
By James Agresti
A “fact check” by USA Today contains 10 demonstrably false claims that smear a range of scholars and denigrate a rigorously documented study as “unfounded.”
November 9, 2020
By James Agresti
This article presents a rigorous study which has found that illegal votes cast by non-citizens may have netted Joe Biden enough extra votes in battleground states to tip the overall election winner from Trump to Biden.
October 30, 2020
By James Agresti
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo forced C-19 carriers into the vicinity of the people who are most vulnerable to this disease
October 27, 2020
By James Agresti
Joe Biden’s dealings with Ukraine implicate him in a web of corruption that involves bribery, extortion, and obstruction of justice

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