Date: 4/16/18 2:43 pm
From: Tim Spahr <tspahr44...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] question the source--Heritage Foundation (right-wing organization)
Hi Rick, massbirders:

I am merely quoting from their web site. Mr. Gibson suggested this was not
a partisan message; I disagreed and quoted the web site which indicates
this is a partisan organization that sells their findings.

What gave you the impression I don't support the values listed here?

Best,

Tim



On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 5:33 PM, Rick Nok <rsheil.nok...> wrote:

> Tim,
>
> Which of those enumerated principles of the Heritage Foundation, which you
> cite and characterize as right wing and partisan do you oppose; free
> enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American
> values, or a strong national defense?
>
> Richard S. Heil
> Peabody, MA
>
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 5:22 PM Tim Spahr <tspahr44...> wrote:
>
>> Hi all, I cannot believe I am weighing in, but I'll try to keep it brief
>> and to the point.
>>
>> The article presented by Mr Gibson is not a journalistic piece. It is an
>> article from a partisan organization. This group--by definition--is
>> partisan and supports republican (aka right-wing) ideology. In *their own
>> words from their own website*:
>>
>> The mission of The Heritage Foundation is to formulate and promote
>> conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise,
>> limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a
>> strong national defense.
>>
>> In this case I find it hard to argue with the characterization of the
>> source as anything but right-wing.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Tim Spahr
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
> Richard Heil
>

 
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