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Trump’s tweets highlight contradictory climate claims, shoddy science

By H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute | Feb 18, 2019

When confronted with inconvenient facts or evidence that calls into question one or more aspects of the theory of human caused climate change, or by arguments that the way climate science is being practiced violates the scientific method, climate alarmists revert to ad hominem attacks—calling the researchers’ raising such questions childish names or questioning their motives rather than addressing the substance of their arguments.

Reaction to civil asset forfeiture bill signing

By The Madison County Record | Sep 20, 2017

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 303, which adds additional protections against civil asset forfeiture. The law will protect residents from having their property seized unjustly by the government if they are accused of a crime.

Mandatory union dues ruling expected at USSC could impact all public unions

By The Madison County Record | Nov 17, 2015

It is expected that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments sometime early in 2016 in what is a closely watched California-based lawsuit, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, with major implications for the state’s teachers union and potentially all public-employee unions.

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