David Schweikert receives 2013 “FreedomFighter Award”

| March 19 2013
Christopher Cook

FreedomWorks, a conservative advocacy and activism group headquartered in DC, is rather hard to please when it comes to congressmen and senators. They expect that when someone claims they are a conservative . . . a libertarian . . . a defender of liberty . . . that they are going to act that way.

Arizona Representative David Schweikert has received a 100% rating in FreedomWorks’ scoring system, and joins as small group as a premier “Freedom Fighter.

The FreedomWorks Congressional Scorecard (at http://congress.freedomworks.org) is a ground-breaking piece of technology that has drawn an abundance of national media attention.  The user-friendly technology allows activists the ability to track the votes of Members of Congress in ‘real time’ on key issues of economic freedom. Users have the option to search for their lawmakers’ scores by zip code, or to browse each year’s scores by name, state, political party, or score rankings.

“Democrats and Republicans are mutually responsible for America’s exploding national debt and the staggering unemployment rates in the US. It’s time we start holding all members accountable,” Kibbe continued. “FreedomWorks developed its Congressional Scorecard to help activists across the country trackthe legislation being voted on in Congress and to see which members protect the liberties and economic interests of the American people and which ones do not.”

The premier scorers (with scores of 100 percent) among this year’s “FreedomFighter Award” winners are: Senators Jim DeMint (SC), Mike Lee (UT) and Rand Paul (KY); and Congressmen Justin Amash (MI-3), Paul Broun (GA-10), Jeff Duncan (SC-3), Jeff Flake (AZ-6), Tim Huelskamp (KS-1), Tom McClintock (CA-4), Mick Mulvaney (SC-5), and David Schweikert (AZ-5).

3 comments
TrueRepublican
TrueRepublican

Hope he decides act like an adult and do his job instead of tanking the country over the ACA.

dleeper47
dleeper47 moderator

It's nice to have a little adult management in Congress. Rep. Schweikert has done (and is still doing) a fine job educating the electorate on the gargantuan debt that both parties have piled up for us, our children, and our grandchildren.  The material is right there on his website, schweikert.house.gov, and he gives easy-to-understand town-hall presentations on the subject.  

 

It's too bad more people don't listen to him and heed the warning.  When we hit the wall, I will be among the first to say: "He told you so!".