Date: 4/16/18 2:50 pm
From: Rick Nok <rsheil.nok...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] question the source--Heritage Foundation (right-wing organization)
Tim,

You cited those very principles as evidence of their right wing ideology.

“This group--by definition--is partisan and supports republican (aka
right-wing) ideology. In *their own words from their own website*:”

Richard Heil
Peabody, MA

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
>>
>
> --
Richard Heil

 
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