Freedomworks

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Freedom Works - History
... FreedomWorks originated from a campaign called Citizens for a Sound Economy, which split in two in 2004 ... a Sound Economy merged with Empower America in 2004 and was renamed FreedomWorks, with Dick Armey, Jack Kemp and C ... The ‘FreedomWorks’ name was derived from a common Armey saying “Freedom works ...
Freedom Works - Criticism
... Some of FreedomWorks' campaigns have been called "astroturfing", and some claim that they project a false impression of grassroots organizing ... On August 14, 2009, after Armey's leadership of FreedomWorks became a problem to his employer, the lobbying and legal firm of DLA Piper, Armey was forced to resign from ... year and encourages responsible national debate." Armey disagreed with FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe's use of FreedomWorks staff for the research and promotion of Kibbe's ...
Freedom Works - Funding
... FreedomWorks is primarily funded by individual donations ... watchdog group Media Matters for America, FreedomWorks has also received funding from Verizon and SBC (now AT T) ... Other FreedomWorks donors have included Philip Morris and foundations controlled by the Scaife family, according to tax filings and other records ...
Dick Armey - FreedomWorks - August 2009 Town Hall Meetings Health Care Controversy
... In 2009, FreedomWorks launched a campaign against health care reform proposals, accusing the Obama administration of attempting to "socialize medicine" ... A strategy manual disseminated by a FreedomWorks volunteer explained "best practices" including "Inflate your numbers", describing how one group succeeded in ... argued in her opinion piece "TRMS Investigates FreedomWorks" that the right's strategy was to disrupt and shut down the August 2009 town hall congressional meetings on health care ...
Freedom Works - Actions
... In 2009, FreedomWorks responded to the growing number of Tea party protests across the United States, and became one of several groups active in the "Tea Party" tax protests ... Among other activities, FreedomWorks runs boot camps for supporters of Republican candidates ... FreedomWorks spent over $10 million on the 2010 elections on campaign paraphernalia alone ...