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Old 11-02-2011, 05:33 PM
 
Location: mancos
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I thought blue states were bending over and grabbing their ankles willingly for tax increases?

No?
boulder is the only place it got more yays than nays. Co is not red or blue, rather independent and vote that way.

 
Old 11-02-2011, 05:34 PM
 
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boulder is the only place it got more yays than nays. Co is not red or blue, rather independent and vote that way.
My kind of independents!
 
Old 11-02-2011, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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The pro-tax supporters (dems/libs) also threw more money at the measure, but the voters were not fooled.

They've had enough of tax and spend liberal policies.

Colorado voters reject raising taxes to support education - latimes.com

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The measure's supporters were better funded than its critics, but they were frustrated by tepid support from top Democrats, including new Gov. John Hickenlooper, who said he would not back any tax hikes during his first year in office, the Associated Press reported.
 
Old 11-02-2011, 05:39 PM
 
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Why is this in the PoC forum? Shouldn't this be in the Colorado forum? It's DEFINITELY a local issue.
It should be heard about on a national level. When even a liberal state like Colorado doesn't want a tax increase, the federal government needs to start paying attention.
 
Old 11-02-2011, 05:41 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Next time the Dems should just give the $$$ to the cause...
 
Old 11-02-2011, 05:45 PM
 
Location: mancos
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Next time the Dems should just give the $$$ to the cause...
they only give away other peoples money not their own silly. hope they can find another way to keep them cushy pension funds going
 
Old 11-02-2011, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Sarasota FL
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The working tax payers of Colorado said - no tax increase for you.
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