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Jim Lakely
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My discussion with these great hosts at #FreedomFest  on global warming and Heartland's work on the topic begins at the 46 minute mark. Lots of fun, and learning.
News Day Black and Red From Freedom Fest woth Ken McClenton and Michael Jones
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A well-used, but rarely opposed, tactic of the professional left.
In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Justin Danhof, director of the Free Enterprise Project (FEP) at the National Center for Public Policy Research, joins host H. Sterling Burnett to talk about FEP's attempt to fight back against anti-capitist shareholder resolutions.
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The future of TV came last year. The FCC would like most consumers to wait another 10 years for it.
The future of television is arriving faster than anyone predicted.
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Heartland is looking for Chicago-area students passionate about liberty, and want an internship that will make a difference in the world. Attend our all-day Internship Fair Wednesday, January 27 to learn about opportunities in communications, government relations, publications, research, and more.
Are you a conservative or libertarian considering a career in the free-market movement? Do you want to spend 10 weeks working side-by-side with others who share your interests, learning new skills and making contacts that can launch your career? Then being an intern at The Heartland Institute is ...
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My dad was in the USGA. I'm finally getting on board. Can't wait to get my new US Open hat!
I became a USGA Member to support their efforts in governing the game and upholding it's traditions and values.
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My latest piece at Ricochet.
Back in the summer of 2008, I remember asking my liberal friends if they were put off, even a little bit, about how Barack Obama wasn’t just admired, but nearly worshiped. A normal American, I said, thinks it’s creepy that his fellow “free citizens” produce iconography like this, or this, or this. That’s the kind of stuff produced by artists…
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U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is leading a group of 19 Senate Democrats who are calling out by name on the chamber floor conservative and libertarian nonprofit groups who differ with them on the causes and consequences of climate change. The first round of speeches, which Whitehouse and ...
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Science historian Naomi Oreskes took what amounts to climate skeptic vanilla pudding and labeled it as deadly poison peddled by Merchants of Doubt without any investigation.
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Joseph Bast, President and CEO of The Heartland Institute, will join us to discuss “Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming,” and the NIPCC report on global warming. Is there a consensus? Is warming dangerous? We will answer some of the most important questions regarding Climate Change and the policy implications regarding the conclusions of the IPCC.
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One of the most important battles in the history of the global warming debate will be fought this December 1-10 at a United Nations climate conference in Paris.  Help bring Climate Truth to the alarmists in at COP-21.
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Skeptics Unite! Humans are not causing a climate crisis. Learn the truth in DC June 11-12. Defend the scientific method. Defend the TRUTH!
Tenth International Conference on Climate Change Offers 'Fresh Start' for Science-based Climate Policy June 11–12, 2015. The Tenth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC10) will take place on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC.
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Thanks for everything you do...and much appreciation for streaming tomorrow's event! Nature Unbound Bureaucracy vs the Environment: Ryan Yonk https://www.heartland.org/events/nature-unbound-bureaucracy-and-environment-ryan-yonk
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My latest: The BBC is becoming as irrelevant to its audience as the "MS" prefix to NBC.
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Jim is the Director of Communications for The Heartland Institute in Chicago. Prior to joining Heartland, Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California.

Jim has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.

Jim is a die-hard fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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    English Writing, 1988 - 1992
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Director of Communications at The Heartland Institute
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    Director of Communications, present
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    Managing Editor, 2008 - 2010
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    White House Correspondent, 2002 - 2005
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