Monthly Archives: July 2010

“Teabagger Paradise” revisited: Colorado Springs begs for mercy

Back in February I authored a look at the implications of Colorado’s infamous Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) on the state, and in particular on the city of Colorado Springs, which has been forced to cut services that most would regard as essential in order to comply with one of the most foolish bits of legislation in the nation. Teabagger Paradise, I called it, and it must be admitted that my tone was on the snarky side in spots, and I accept that those who don’t share my take might have been a little put off. Sorry about. Still, I stand by my conclusions.

When all is said and done, the most satisfying course of action will be to grab some popcorn, pull up a chair and enjoy the show. Read more