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It's Time for Beltway Barnacle Orrin Hatch To Go

crazy H Wrote: Jun 01, 2012 4:48 AM
I just wonder if she has the guts to go on the great one mark levin's radio show and share with his audience why mark is so wrong in supporting hatch. That's my guy especially after hearing this conservative mention he has no issue with raising taxes and the fact of how many liberal democrats in Utah are hoping this guy gets elected.
Tacitus X Wrote: Jun 01, 2012 6:41 AM
Levin can be amusing but he's not a serious debater. His shtick when someone disagrees with him is to begin shouting and name-calling ("you big dummy"; "get off my phone you moron" -- sound familiar?) and then abruptly hanging up the phone without giving the other person any chance to respond. He also has an annoying penchant for claiming to have originated many arguments and ideas that have been around far longer than he has and complain that others are copying "his ideas." Milton Friedman he isn't.

Six-term entrenched incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is attacking his conservative challenger, Dan Liljenquist, over his alleged support for tax hikes in Washington. My sides ache.

Liljenquist has never voted for federal tax hikes or massive entitlement spending or multibillion-dollar bailouts or serial debt-limit increases in Washington because he has never served in Washington. Never. Hatch, by contrast, has spent the last 36 years racking up a Big Government record that cannot be whitewashed away.

Outside the Beltway/Hatch fog machine, Liljenquist's integrity and commitment to reining in runaway spending are unassailable. In state legislative policy circles, he's known...