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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 7, 2022
By James Agresti
Murders in the United States have soared by 34% over the past few years. Yet, certain Democratic politicians and media outlets are downplaying this problem.
October 5, 2022
By James Agresti
Contrary to predictions that Covid vaccines could reverse the carnage of 2020, U.S. life expectancy fell again in 2021. Using blatantly false claims, the New York Times tries to pin the blame on white people refusing to vaccinate and mask.
September 19, 2022
By James Agresti
The illegality of Biden's actions to forgive student loan debt is confirmed by the text of the law and Supreme Court decisions on similar cases dealing with presidential power grabs.
September 7, 2022
By James Agresti
In reality, electric cars emit substantial amounts of pollutants and may be more harmful to the environment than conventional cars.

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