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Sarah Palin announces endorsement for Orrin Hatch for US Senate (video)
The Right Scoop ^ | May 22, 2012 | The Right Scoop

Posted on 05/22/2012 7:38:27 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Sarah Palin said she is joining the ranks for Mark Levin and Sean Hannity to endorse Orrin Hatch for Senate in Utah, which will undoubtedly cause some friction for those who are fighting so hard to defeat him in Utah:

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: elections; orrinhatch; palin; palinendorsement; sarahpalin; utah

1 posted on 05/22/2012 7:38:31 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Quick. Let’s throw Sarah under the bus now, too.


2 posted on 05/22/2012 7:40:26 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WTF?


3 posted on 05/22/2012 7:41:14 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh boy.....


4 posted on 05/22/2012 7:41:24 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hannity supports a RINO?


5 posted on 05/22/2012 7:43:02 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If anyone can call Sarah Palin a RINO for endorsing Hatch(Which I believe, someone correct me if Im wrong, she did in 2010 as well) than so is Mark Levin who also endorsed him


6 posted on 05/22/2012 7:43:14 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Under the theory that the Friend of your enemy is your enemy, I’d say defeat Orrin Hatch now... his hand-holding with Teddy did it for me... time for new real leadership that will not play paddy-cake with the libs.


8 posted on 05/22/2012 7:44:01 PM PDT by Froggie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hatch still needs to lose.


9 posted on 05/22/2012 7:45:26 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

i like Gov. Palin, but outside of an unrevealed flaw in Hatch’s opponent, I find this a head-scratcher. Maybe she is trying ti keep Kurkowski from moving up in ranks. Anyway, I dudn’t like Fiorina either. SarH’s great, but not impeccable.


10 posted on 05/22/2012 7:45:38 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yes, she announced it today on Greta’s show.

Yesterday she announced she is “ABO”, effectively declaring her support for Romney. “I’ll do whatever I can, of course, to get ABO elected in the WH”

She is sensible — now if all the conservatives looking at her as a conservative icon would realize it and follow her lead...


11 posted on 05/22/2012 7:46:11 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Hatch did not run in 2010. He last ran in 2006.


12 posted on 05/22/2012 7:47:31 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: AlmaKing

Orrin Hatch had a real set of brass ones at one time. Maybe Sarah helped him rediscover them.


13 posted on 05/22/2012 7:47:44 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Thanks for letting me know. I really don’t follow whats going on in Utah(My own state is a mess got enough to deal with here)


14 posted on 05/22/2012 7:50:18 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Vigilanteman
Orrin Hatch had a real set of brass ones at one time. Maybe Sarah helped him rediscover them.

He regained them a few years ago.
15 posted on 05/22/2012 7:50:18 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: AlmaKing
She must have been offered some sort of quid-pro-quo... perhaps a promise of conservative voting from Hatch along with the forceful backing of the RNC (something she has inexplicably yet to enjoy the support of...?) for what may be her National political aspirations moving forward.

That's the only way it makes sense, IMHO.

16 posted on 05/22/2012 7:58:41 PM PDT by Gargantua ("All men ARE 'created' equal--but 21 years later... well, 'nuff said...")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Heard her do this on Greta, I disagree with her on this.
Time for Hatch to go, unless I'm missing something, he has shown a lot of Rinoism in the past.
17 posted on 05/22/2012 8:00:15 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Interesting: Sarah supports John McCain (supposedly because without him, she would never have gained the V.P. position, against a conservative; she supports conservatives against RINOs who win; now she supports another RINO against a conservative (supposedly, though not from the area, I don't really know.)

Sarah doesn't seem to use the same standards with regard to whom to support, though she must have her reasons.

Unlike people like, say, Karl Rove, who stands firm inside the GOPe, standing for the established RINO against any and all conservatives.

Difficult to gauge her reasoning for Hatch.

18 posted on 05/22/2012 8:01:50 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: annanail

Within about the past 10 days El Rushbo explained a conservative axiom some great conservative of yesteryear propounded, and whose name escapes me.

The axiom is this: If a conservative isn’t joined in battle against liberalism every day, and actively pressing the conservative agenda, and standing up and speaking up for consevative causes and principles.....that person will slowly weaken and wobble and backslide until they become a CINO......or worse.

Mrs. Palin....a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a business owner, etc., etc. declined from seeking the presidential nomination, went back to the domestic life, whether in Alaska or Arizona, and only occasionally tweets or posts or gives a speech.

She is no longer down in the arena in the dust and sweat and heat of battle. So don’t be surprised if she begins to moderate her tone, and starts ingratiating herself with the Republican “upper crust” and appears to be desirous of being part of the “in crowd.” Hence, the wisdom of the humorous, make-believe adage: ILLEGITIMI NON CARBORUNDUM! (Don’t let the bastards wear you down!)

If she plays her cards right there’s no telling what sweet “plum” gig she might be offered if the Republicans accidently win some elections in spite of their bumbling, and find themselves in charge of some of the gubmint again.


19 posted on 05/22/2012 8:06:56 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

wow, shaking my head. she really has a way sometimes coming in late to mess with my list of conservative candidates.

sorry no sale this time. i’m backing Dan Liljenquist all the way (www.danforutah.com).


20 posted on 05/22/2012 8:10:05 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Even though Orin is a grovelling dupe, Right you are... another example of why its said to not beleive 99% of what’s online.


21 posted on 05/22/2012 8:14:52 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: aruanan
There is evidence that he actually did. I think what happened to Bob Bennett a couple of years ago helped put some starch into his spine.

Sarah Palin, I believe, is politically astute enough to know that incumbents do have built in advantages and if they repent and turn from their RINO ways, we should welcome them home like the prodigal son.

22 posted on 05/22/2012 8:17:24 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Mr. Balanced Budget" for Utah
Orrin Hatch is part of the one percent. No, not that one percent you’ve heard about. He’s part of the one percent of national politicians who I think should be reelected. Orrin Hatch is a life-long conservative whose dedication and devotion to the conservative cause and to his beloved and beautiful state of Utah is well documented. Orrin was a Utah state campaign chairman for a fledgling and failing presidential candidate deemed “too conservative” and “unelectable” by the media. Ironically, that candidate was the man who restored our country to be a “shining city on a hill” – Ronald Reagan.

When asked about Orrin Hatch, President Reagan once said: “If every member of the Senate were like Orrin Hatch, we’d be arguing over how to deal with a federal surplus, and that’s why I like to think of Orrin as ‘Mr. Balanced Budget.’ The United States has been strong enough to deter aggression and maintain the peace, in no small degree due to the efforts of Orrin Hatch. He has been a champion of those who fight for freedom.”

As President Reagan said, Orrin is “Mr. Balanced Budget.” Long before the issue of debt was on the forefront of Americans’ minds, Orrin Hatch knew our government would face insolvency if we did not get our budget under control. He sponsored or co-sponsored a Balanced Budget Amendment 17 times, and he voted in favor of a Balanced Budget Amendment at least 9 other times. We know he will use his seniority and influence to dissuade politicians from continuing to raise the debt ceiling without any plan to balance the budget and end these dangerously unsustainable deficits.

Orrin Hatch voted against Obamacare and has pledged to repeal it. While we’re on the topic of Obamacare, which is currently before the Supreme Court, keep in mind that the Supreme Court would not look the way it does today if it were not for Orrin Hatch fighting for conservative nominees on the bench – from Clarence Thomas to John Roberts and Samuel Alito. Unlike other Republican Senators who are up for reelection this year, Orrin voted against both of President Obama’s nominees, Kagan and Sotomayor. And unlike some others, Orrin has gone out of his way to embrace the Tea Party movement.

For the past two years, Orrin has received a 100 percent rating from the American Conservative Union. He’s staunchly pro-life – receiving a 100 percent rating from the National Right To Life Committee. The NRA has given him an A+ rating. Club for Growth listed him as one of the most conservative U.S. Senators and gave him a 99 percent rating.

I join other conservatives like Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, and Tea Party leaders like Sal Russo in encouraging Utah voters to return Orrin Hatch to the U.S. Senate. Since Mark Levin has always got a way with words, read what he recently told Senator Hatch: “I feel that you would be… a terrific elder statesman to a lot of these other young guys who I’m going to be pushing in these other states.” I’m with Mark. That’s spot on.

We need Orrin’s conservative Reagan-like leadership – and our new crop of conservative senators Richard Mourdock, Deb Fischer, and Ted Cruz might need some friendly advice finding their way around the Senate.

- Sarah Palin

P.S. You can learn more about Orrin Hatch by visiting his website www.orrinhatch.com and by following him on Facebook and Twitter.


23 posted on 05/22/2012 8:17:41 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I will not criticize or contradict Sarah no matter what she says.

I don’t know Hatch’s opponent , so I will trust Sarah’s judgement on this race.


24 posted on 05/22/2012 8:17:41 PM PDT by Tau Food (Trust God. Reject Obama. Reject Romney. Reject all evil.)
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To: AlmaKing; Free ThinkerNY

She made a better case for Hatch than any I heard for keeping Lugar.


25 posted on 05/22/2012 8:27:03 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: humblegunner
"Clean-up, Aisle 7"

(Seems to be some cranial bone and gray matter.)

26 posted on 05/22/2012 8:28:23 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Good call by Palin.

Some here forget that without Hatch, we wouldn’t have Thomas or Roberts or Alito on the Court. That was the key.

Palin doesn’t put much stock in Mitt Romney. She’s trying to help Mitch McConnell build a majority.

This was a shrewd move on her part.

Best,

Chris


27 posted on 05/22/2012 8:33:53 PM PDT by section9
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To: Innovative

Your “sensible” is another man’s caving into the establishment and going against the tea party which Palin has effectively done Like Mark Levin.


28 posted on 05/22/2012 8:41:11 PM PDT by Mozilla (Constitution Party 2012)
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To: Tucker39

Hope that doesn’t happen. It would be the ultimate betrayal. It is what that guy who did Media Malpractice warned of about Palin last year.


29 posted on 05/22/2012 8:45:14 PM PDT by Mozilla (Constitution Party 2012)
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To: section9

“.....Palin........ She’s trying to help Mitch McConnell build a majority.
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I’m not going to hold this against Sarah Palin—she’s done, and continues to do, too many good things.

Whoever gets the Republican nomination in Utah will win the Senate seat in the general election easily. I’m interested in a Republican majority in the Senate. I just don’t want to see McConnell (who lacks true vision & courage plus is prone toward periods of “accommodation”) be the unfettered leader of that Republican majority. So the more truly independent conservatives we can get into the Senate, the better things will be—and Hatch is not in that category.


30 posted on 05/22/2012 8:46:04 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Let’s see if the same people who hate Santorum for his support of Specter feel the same way about Palin.


31 posted on 05/22/2012 9:26:18 PM PDT by Politicalmom (THIS IS NOT A GOP CHEERLEADING SITE!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder what the 3 of them know that the rest of us don’t know...


32 posted on 05/23/2012 4:29:37 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: AlmaKing
Well, doesn't she deserve it?

Hatch is part of the problem and needs to go.

33 posted on 05/23/2012 4:55:19 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Innovative

Is that what we are now calling compromise-sensible?


34 posted on 05/23/2012 4:56:28 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Mozilla
Amen!

We have a chance to replace a relic and are being stabbed in the back by those who should be leading from the front.

35 posted on 05/23/2012 5:00:01 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Obviously this means ____________ is a ______________ and anyone who disagrees is a _______________ while those who agree are ____________.

Standard issue post from now on so I fit in. Fill in the blanks as you see appropriate

36 posted on 05/23/2012 5:55:50 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: trebb
"I wonder what the 3 of them know that the rest of us don’t know...

Some of the rest of us know that an OLD warrior will only fight the battles that he has somewhat of a chance of winning. The country will not turn perfect on January 1 2013 no matter who gets elected everywhere. There are some who believe that of the thousand or so important conservative political positions out there, if you don't believe exactly as I do on each and every one of them, you are an unprincipled sellout RINO. Others believe that half a loaf is better than crumbs.

37 posted on 05/23/2012 6:03:33 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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38 posted on 05/23/2012 8:34:46 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If she keeps attaching herself to the establishment RINO’s, I’m through with her.


39 posted on 05/23/2012 8:40:04 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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