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Peter Gleick vs Heartland Institute – Scorecard One Year Later. And the Winner Is?

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It is no contest. Dr. Peter Gleick continues to advance science and offer tremendous public service while Heartland Institute is busy shooting itself in the foot trying to misinform the public and disparage our experts.

Dr. Peter Gleick

Dr. Peter Gleick

VS.

Heartland Institute

Heartland Institute

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Written by Scott Mandia

February 14, 2013 at 10:50 am

State Farm: Stop Sending My Money To Heartland Institute

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Update May 14: State Farm corporate headquarters called me at home today to let me know they received my letter and to assure me that they will no longer be funding Heartland Institute. Very impressed they called. Thank you, State Farm for doing the right thing.

Update 10 PM ET May 7: STATE FARM HAS DROPPED HEARTLAND INSTITUTE. Image below from SF Face Book page:

State Farm Drops Funding for Heartland Institute

This blog post contains a letter that was sent to State Farm Insurance along with key New York elected officials. I intend to end my 21 years as a State Farm customer if State Farm does not pull their funding from Heartland Institute. I do not wish my money to be sent to Heartland Institute – a group that recently compared climate scientists and those concerned about climate change to “murderers, tyrants, and madmen” such as Ted Kaczynski (Unabomber), Charles Manson, Fidel Castro, and Osama bin Laden. Although Heartland stated that they will remove the public billboards, their official statement offers no apologies. It is obvious that the billboards represent Heartland’s true feelings.

Heartland Institute Billboard

Heartland Institute Billboard – State Farm Supports This?

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Written by Scott Mandia

May 7, 2012 at 5:27 am

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