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Tag Archives: Douglas Bruce

TABOR timeout ballot measure won’t go to voters this year

A group trying to convince voters to hit the pause button on the state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which limits government spending, has officially called […]...

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July 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

TABOR architect Douglas Bruce sentenced to the slammer. Again.

  Talk about a late Friday news dump. The man who became an anti-tax folk hero for convincing voters to pass Colorado’s statewide Taxpayer’s Bill of […]...

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March 11, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wisdom from Bill Murray: Don’t bet on Colorado elections

  COLORADO SPRINGS — An election over whether to raise the local sales tax here to fix potholes is over — it passed — but […]...

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November 4, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Reader’s view: Tax-evader Douglas Bruce’s TABOR keeps voters from raising taxes, even when they thought they did

Anti-tax fanatic and now-convicted tax-evader Douglas Bruce sold us a bill of goods in 1992 when voters approved the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, or TABOR, […]...

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April 28, 2015 Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Statetap: Happy Tax Day for everybody but Douglas Bruce

Taxing Days Happy Tax Day. For Douglas Bruce, the author of Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, things aren’t so happy. He was convicted of tax […]...

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April 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Gun-rights group says: We need ammo to fight tyranny

Another Round Rocky Mountain Gun Owners — Colorado’s main, hard-charging, no-compromise gun-rights group — will not support a law to increase the state’s controversial 15-round […]...

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April 10, 2015 Just In, Wiretap
Douglas Bruce featured on The Daily Beast

Douglas Bruce featured on The Daily Beast

It wasn't enough for Doug Bruce to dedicate a large part of his life to reducing the taxes Coloradans pay. He apparently had to take it a step further and make his quest personal as well as professional. ...

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April 15, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Douglas Bruce hits the big time–arrest covered by NY Times

Douglas Bruce hits the big time–arrest covered by NY Times

It wasn't bad enough that Douglas Bruce lost a bid to join the Colorado Springs City Council last week. It still wasn't bad enough when he was arrested Friday for tax evasion....

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April 10, 2011 Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
‘Bad Three’ tax-cutting measures soundly defeated

‘Bad Three’ tax-cutting measures soundly defeated

Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101, draconian tax-slashing measures deemed so potentially devastating to state finances that opponents took to calling them the “Bad […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Politics
‘Bad Three’ grabbing national attention

‘Bad Three’ grabbing national attention

It’s probably not fair to say everyone’s talking about Colorado’s three tax-cutting ballot proposals, but it is safe to say they are now getting some […]...

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September 21, 2010 Blog, Politics, Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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