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Heritage Foundation Responds To ‘Outrageous’ And ‘Unfounded’ Attacks From Tucker Carlson

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson went on a tirade against conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation during his program on Friday evening, claiming the group and similar organizations “colluded with big tech to shield left-wing monopolies from any oversight.”

Carlson himself used to work at the Heritage Foundation and said during his show that, “Heritage no longer represents the interests of conservatives, at least on the question of tech.”

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According to The Hill, the Fox News host also criticized a policy paper by the organization, which he claimed “defends the special privileges that Congress has given to left-wing Silicon Valley monopolies.”

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The Heritage Foundation wasted no time in responding to Carlson. Its vice president of communications, Rob Bluey, responded with a lengthy statement that blasted the television host for engaging in “ad hominem attacks.”

Unfortunately, Carlson did not contact us in advance of his segment or provide Heritage with an opportunity to respond to his accusations. Rather than engage in a substantive policy debate, he chose instead to make ad hominem attacks and question our integrity. We are disappointed this came from someone whom we admire and respect.

The Heritage Foundation will not let these attacks go unanswered and we welcome the opportunity to have a substantive debate on public policy.

Carlson’s claims began with an attack on a recent Heritage report about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. He claimed the report’s author repeated lines verbatim from a trade association. This is false. In fact, the 13-page Heritage report contained 22 footnotes, all of which were properly quoted and attributed to sources. The report went through a thorough and lengthy process of vetting and review by Heritage scholars to ensure accuracy and agreement among all Heritage analysts involved in technology and social media policy.

The conclusions of Heritage’s report were based on the principles that guide all of our policy recommendations—principles Carlson seems curiously less interested in defending. Instead, he made an unfounded assertion against Heritage and outrageous smear of one of our scholars. It is disappointing that Carlson would deceive his viewers with such patently false information.

The statement concluded by saying, “We won’t be intimidated or bullied as we continue to represent the interests of conservatives and all Americans.”

Who’s wrong? Who’s right?

The bottom line here is that when conservatives attack each other, the left wins. These two powerhouses need to get together and figure out what’s really going on and let the facts speak for themselves.

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Breonna Taylor Protesters Aim Guns At Cops, Two Officers Shot & Transported to Hospital

They are out of control!

John Salvatore

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It seems like this happens once a year, doesn’t it? A black person is killed by the police and radical Democrats decide to riot, loot, and intentionally injure police officers. It doesn’t matter in the slightest if the black person was in the wrong. You know, because liberals solely care about race above all else. On Wednesday evening in Kentucky, at least two cops were shot and transported to a hospital. This could be a preview of what we’re likely to witness if President Trump is re-elected. LOOK: https://twitter.com/TaylerUSA/status/1308929806306746369?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308929806306746369%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-two-officers-shot-in-louisville-during-breonna-taylor-riots-video%2F https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1308926036965556232 https://twitter.com/FBILouisville/status/1308934715198648321?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308934715198648321%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fus%2F2-cops-shot-downtown-louisville-breonna-taylor-protests https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1308929369767723008 https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1308921053389959168 https://twitter.com/BGOnTheScene/status/1308829353120280576?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308829353120280576%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fidentified-woman-who-rented-u-haul-handing-out-weapons-and-shields-may-have-soros-ties%2F From Fox News: A grand jury earlier in the day indicted one of the three officers who took part in the botched drug operation in her apartment targeting a man who did not live there and who was already in custody. The charges against former LMPD member Brett Hankison were for recklessly firing stray bullets that found their way into a neighboring family’s home. He was fired in June. ANOTHER: https://twitter.com/alexsalvinews/status/1308938521650974720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308938521650974720%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-two-officers-shot-in-louisville-during-breonna-taylor-riots-video%2F And the doozy… https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1308928098709262339?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308928098709262339%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-two-officers-shot-in-louisville-during-breonna-taylor-riots-video%2F Pray for the shot officers.

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Rush: Judiciary Committee Needs to Skip Hearings, Go Straight to Floor Vote On SCOTUS Nominee

He has a point!

John Salvatore

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Considering how unbelievably evil Democrats acted toward Brett Kavanaugh, there’s little reason to assume they’ll give a pass to President Trump’s third Supreme Court nominee. Congressional Dems literally – literally – did everything in their power to ruin a man’s life, simply because they hate POTUS. The Man With the Nicotine-Stained Fingers makes an excellent point about this upcoming SCOTUS pick. Congressional Republicans, take note. From The Hill: Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh urged Senate Republicans to skip the confirmation hearing process for President Trump’s soon-to-be announced Supreme Court nominee and head straight to a floor vote. “I want the Judiciary Committee — that could be great if it were skipped,” Limbaugh said Monday on his daily radio program. “We don’t need to open that up for whatever length of time, so that whoever this nominee is can be Kavanaugh’d, or Borked, or Thomas’d. Because that’s what it’s going to be, especially when it’s not even required.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/mmfa/status/1308100957390151683?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308100957390151683%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fmedia%2F517408-rush-limbaugh-encourages-senate-to-skip-hearings-for-trumps-scotus-nominee Here are the hypocritical tweets of Democrats from 2016 and 2020… https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414713098268673?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414713098268673%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414725559545859?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414725559545859%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414743381139457?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414743381139457%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414820711542790?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414820711542790%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414809349173250?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414809349173250%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414731687366657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414731687366657%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414785240240132?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414785240240132%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1307414737802735618?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307414737802735618%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fthe-real-flip-flops-this-devastating-twitter-thread-reveals-democrat-duplicity-on-scotus%2F

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