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2/11/10

Supreme Court said "SHAZAM?" Ah, no.

It's so interesting that Dems will put words in the Court's mouth but won't actually own up to what they are doing. They won't even SAY the word tax. Here's state Sen. Chris Romer, D-Denver, celebrating "an historic moment in this building," THAT IS, the Democratic-controlled state legislature voting to raise taxes (though Romer calls it "the right to protect people and change tax policy") based on the state Supreme Court's 2009 ruling that undermined the 1992 Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR).

"Appropriately, our Supreme Court finally said, 'Shazam!' We're an elected body that should have the right...," said Romer during debate Wednesday on increasing business taxes.

Romer says it's a "moment," it's "historic," it's a "right," it's a "timeout" (that's my favorite)... - and all because Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, argued earlier that such action is "illegal" without a vote of the people under TABOR.

If "it" is so great - and the definition of "it" here is "RAISING TAXES" - then why not just own up to "it?"

Oh and Chris? That's not what "eviscerated" means.



Meanwhile, attorney Herb Fenster plans a lawsuit claiming that TABOR violates the U.S. Constitution.

Let's get READY TO RUMBLE...


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