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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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September 17, 2020
By James Agresti
The facts show that neither side has an airtight case, but the evidence is more consistent with the theory that less people have died from C-19 than the official figures indicate
August 27, 2020
By James Agresti
We live in an age in which information is far more accessible than ever before in human history
April 2, 2020
By James Agresti
Get the real facts instead of the misinformation with COVID-19.
March 5, 2020
By James Agresti
AOC's recent comments, along with the actual text of Green New Deal bill, are at odds with numerous facts about pollution, regulations, and the economics of energy.

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