Tag Archives: Sen. Orrin Hatch

Sen. Lee hates the disabled? No, he’s just loony

Oh great, another reason for the world to think Utahns are whackos. Sen. Mike Lee is joining Sen. Rick Santorum in opposing a UN resolution calling on the world to treat (click)  the disabled fairly. That’s it. That’s the whole … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Poor GOP-Nobody to blame but themselves

Interesting to see all the recriminations over who is to “blame” for Mitt Romney losing the election. Was it all the ugly things Obama said about him? This very newspaper’s editorial page says so, but I beg to differ — … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Hatch and Huntsman make the Big Time

Wow, Utahns are all over the front page of the New York Times this morning. First, Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman announced he is, indeed, a candidate for President (click). This is fun. He hasn’t got a hope in Hades … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Does Sen. Lee oppose Sen. Hatch running next year?

I got an email from something called U.S. Term Limits commending Utah’s new senator, Mike Lee, for signing on as co-sponsor to a proposed Constitutional Amendment limiting US Senators to two terms in office, and Representatives to three. This means, I suppose, … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Fed Pay Freeze: Be careful what you ask for

UPDATE: Sen. Orrin Hatch just issued a press release rather grudingly approving of Obama’s move. Grudgingly, because he thinks a lot more of you federal workers SHOULD BE FIRED. I presume those Utah federal workers who are also members of … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Tea Party AWAKE! Hatch, Bishop, Matheson are expanding government again

I see where Utah’s congressional delegation is trying to expand government, impose undue regulation and legislate requirements on federal agencies that hamper their ability to do their jobs as efficiently as possible. I assume the Tea Party will be up … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Biblical teachings on immigration, and FBI as Big Brother

Oh, fun, the immigration debate has gone from the rediculous to the rediculouser. I’ve had a lot of feedback to my column last week, and again this week, on that pesky illegal immigration problem. Everyone else seems to be weighing … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Is Sen. Hatch working for The Onion now?

It is hard to tell, some times, when satire ends and actual serious legislation begins. Which brings us to Sen. Orrin Hatch’s latest, a Constitutional amendment to require the federal government to balance the budget. No, seriously. The Senator introduced … Read More

Posted in Blogging the Rambler | Tagged , , | 13 Comments