Date: 4/16/18 2:52 pm From: Mimi Bix-Hylan <mimibixh...> Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] question the source--Heritage Foundation (right-wing organization)
Thank you for your post, Tim. I appreciate it.
On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 5:38 PM, Tim Spahr <tspahr44...> wrote: > 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 > >