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2014-10-13 23:01:08

Medicaid is a massive federal-state entitlement program desperately in need of reform. Its mission is to provide health care to the poorest of the nation’s poor ... and thus the poor have the most to gain from positive reform efforts, says Peter Ferrara, a senior fellow for The Heartland Institute and author of a new Heartland Policy Brief, “Liberating the Poor from the Medicaid Ghetto.” Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Medicaid is a massive federal-state entitlement program...

2014-10-09 23:01:48

According to the latest satellite data, the global mean surface temperature has not risen for 18 consecutive years. Global warming has stopped. The following statements from climate science and policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 According to satellite data released this month by Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), which provides data used by NASA, NOAA, and the National Science Foundation,...

2014-09-18 23:06:33

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist facts about the climate “distort” science and must be removed from drafts of new social studies textbooks for Texas public schools. The Heartalnd Institute, cited in the NCSE report, responds. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist...

2014-07-23 23:14:27

The following statements by health care and legal experts at The Heartland Institute about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruling on Obamacare on Tuesday may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Tuesday ruled in Halbig v. Burwell (No. 14 -5018) (read the decision here) that those who participate in the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act are not eligible for subsidies under Obamacare. The...

2014-07-09 23:06:39

Skeptic Conference Ends with Discussions of Latest Science Challenging UN Reports, Recognition of Professional Courage and Honesty Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today, the last day of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9), will include the presentation of the “Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science Award” to Dr. S. Fred Singer, as well as 29 more presentations from leading “skeptic” scientists and policy experts of a human-caused climate crisis. The...

2014-07-08 23:07:30

Heartland Institute's 9th Conference on Climate Change Features Patrick Moore, John Coleman Delivering Morning Keynote Addresses to Kick Off Day of Panel Discussions, Award Presentations Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore and The Weather Channel founder John Coleman open Day Two of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9) with keynote addresses at 8 a.m. PDT Tuesday, July 8 from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Click here to watch the...

2014-07-07 23:02:46

Keynotes, Three Concurrent Panels Streaming Live on Four Channels for Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Every minute of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change will be live-streamed at ClimateConference.Heartland.org. The streaming starts with the opening night program at 7:45 p.m. PDT Monday, July 7, and ends when the conference closes at 4:00 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 9. You can watch the live-stream at ClimateConference.Heartland.org...

2014-07-07 23:00:13

These are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Below are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The conference runs from 7:45 p.m. PDT tonight until 4 p.m....

2014-06-30 23:02:13

Thirty-two organizations, including several well-known think tanks and advocacy organizations, are cosponsoring an event billed as “the world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics” in Las Vegas July 7–9. The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) features 60 of the world’s leading scientists and policy experts who are skeptical of man-caused global warming. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Number of Sponsors Illustrates Range and Depth of Skepticism about...

2014-06-26 23:00:46

Two distinguished scientists -- Arthur B. Robinson and Roy Spencer -- will receive special recognition at a major gathering of global warming “skeptics” taking place in Las Vegas on July 7–9, 2014, the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Two distinguished scientists will receive special recognition at a major gathering of global warming “skeptics” taking place in Las Vegas on July 7–9, 2014, the Ninth International Conference on Climate...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin