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TABOR, the Constitution and the Kingdom of Colorado Springs

Thursday, February 11, 2010

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Colleen O’Connor reported this morning in the Denver Post that Herb Fenster, a prominent Boulder attorney, plans to sue the state over TABOR, claiming that the 1992 Douglas Bruce initiative, which extensively amended the Colorado Constitution is itself unconstitutional. “His lawsuit,” O’Connor wrote,“ will argue that TABOR deprives the state legislature of its power to tax […]

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The horror! The horror!

Monday, March 16, 2009

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“Mistah Kurtz – he dead.”  It was a “Heart of Darkness” moment for Republican elected officials in Denver, as they bemoaned the Colorado Supreme Court’s 6-1 decision upholding the legality of Gov. Bill Ritter’s property tax “freeze,” which the legislature enacted last year. Oh, the poor taxpayer!  Oh, the ruthless, tax-lovin’ libruls on the Supreme Court!  […]

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