Orrin Hatch in the Senate by the Numbers

Last Thursday on the Doug Wright Show, Senator Orrin Hatch mentioned that he would run for Senate again “if the nation needed him.” He has previously said that he has run his last election in 2012, 2006, and 2000; therefore we may yet see him serve Utah for many years to come. A few facts and figures to put Orrin Hatch’s in the Senate time in perspective: “SENIORITY”: The 37 years (and counting) that Senator Hatch has been in the Senate means that 60% of Utahns weren’t born before he was elected the first…

Want to Fix the Immigration Problem? First Fix Our Outdated Laws [Hub Debate]

While there has rightly been a lot of concern about the plight of tens of thousands of children along the US/Mexico border, the debate seems to come down to how to make the border more secure. That certainly is one important part of the immigration debate, but instead of asking how we can effectively fortify 1,945 miles of inhospitable border, we should be asking why so many people are trying to cross it at all costs instead of immigrating to the United States through the proper channels.