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It's Time for Beltway Barnacle Orrin Hatch To Go

rickmcq Wrote: Jun 01, 2012 4:20 PM
"... Arlen Specter, who likened Tea Party grassroots activists to 'cannibals' ..." can·ni·bal (kn-bl) noun 1. A person who eats the flesh of other humans. 2. An animal that feeds on others of its own kind. By definition, the ea Party grassroots activists are not "cannibals," mainly because the Unconstitutional Big Spenders are hardly "others of its own kind." God bless the Tea Partiers!

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...