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.

Mimi Bix-Hylan

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
>
>
 
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