Dick Armey and Freedom Works are taking aim at republicans who are noted as 'rinos'... republicans in name only.
The Great Awakening that we are now in is at last reaching into the very halls of conservatives in name only. The next election cycle is going to bring a huge and necessary shock to the American landscape. Moderates are going to be tossed out on their ears and in their place are going to be elected officials that actually represent the backbone of this nation... the American Worker.
Tea partiers turn on GOP leadership
The tea party is taking aim at Republican candidates including Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, Texas Rep. Mike Conaway and California senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina.
While the energy of the anti-tax and anti-Big Government tea party movement may yet haunt Democrats in 2010, the first order of business appears to be remaking the Republican Party.
Whether it’s the loose confederation of Washington-oriented groups that have played an organizational role or the state-level activists who are channeling grass-roots anger into action back home, tea party forces are confronting the Republican establishment by backing insurgent conservatives and generating their own candidates — even if it means taking on GOP incumbents.
“We will be a headache for anyone who believes the Constitution of the United States … isn’t to be protected,” said Dick Armey, chairman of the anti-tax and limited government advocacy group FreedomWorks, which helped plan and promote the tea parties, town hall protests and the September ‘Taxpayer March’ in Washington. “If you can’t take it seriously, we will look for places of other employment for you.”....
It's about time.