From the daily archives: Thursday, November 3, 2005

Norquist: TABOR Good As Dead

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Voters in Colorado rejected TABOR (Tax Payer’s Bill of Rights) by voting on a referendum that shelves it for 5 years. The Denver Post is reporting that neocons are scrambling to figure out how to “re-frame” this and Grover Norquist is sending out the warning to Governors of other states to play nice and not pull a Bill Owens – Owens is the Republican Governor of Colorado who helped craft Referendums C and D.

Mr. Blackwell, your move.

Hypothetically Speaking has more

Fighting Bob renames TABOR

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Drinking Liberally Tomorrow!

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If you are in or near Delaware, OH, you can’t miss the kickoff to Drinking Liberally Delaware. The local paper will be there to find out what we’re up to and talk with us a bit. Meet us at the Old Bag of Nails at 7:00pm.

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Chacon on Rails

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I recently read a post on the Technology and Politics blog that featured the work of Scott Chacon. Scott is doing what I think might be the best use of open source software for politics yet. First off, he is running for Congress. If that weren’t enough, he’s also building software that is helping him do that and will make it freely available to others.

GroundWorks – the stuff Scott’s site is running on – is truly groundbreaking. The tools allow for a serious online to offline connection…something that has been missing up to now. It […]

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All Kentuckians Are NOT Stupid

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Damn it. There it goes again. That moment when I cringe while listening to (or reading in this case) someone from my hometown speak. Why does the press seem to always find the biggest dumbass from the state to represent us? Drives me nuts.

CNN recently published some emails from readers asking them what advice they would give the POTUS. Our friend Berenice decided to reply:

None. I think he is doing a wonderful job and smiling the entire way. Who protected our country after September 11? Who protects our country today? I think the Democrats should look […]

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