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Local Colorado Activists Question Democratic Candidates on Tax Issues

While attending a campaign event for Democratic Gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper along with a few local activists, I became curious about whether the current Mayor was planning to lower our taxes if he was elected to be Colorado’s governor.  After spending about 10 minutes talking about the importance of the economy and helping families who are struggling financially, I thought it was a fair question to ask. So what was the Mayor’s response? To say that we are “…about as low as we can go with taxes.”

Check out the story and watch a video of the Mayor’s response on the new up and coming site Who Said, You Said.

After hearing the Mayor’s response, I perused the local Colorado Spending Transparency site, a project of the Independence Institute, where I (quickly) found a story exposing the fact that over $9 million of the Colorado State budget was spent on a combination of bankcard fees, interest on late payments and a host of other miscellaneous fees and fines. It doesn’t stop there either. Another story shows us that since the beginning of July of this year, $764,024.72 has been spent on advertising for the state. Gee, I wonder what it is they are advertising? Maybe it’s how well they are spending our money? Perhaps Hickenlooper should put an additional clause on his statement reading “…so long as we continue down the path of wasting a good portion of the money that is already coming in…”

Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Tancredo Attends Liberty on the Rocks Denver

Stressing out about the upcoming election? Need to connect with some liberty-minded friends? Then you won’t want to miss Liberty on the Rocks this Wednesday with featured guest Tom Tancredo!

Former congressman Tom Tancredo recently announced his decision to run for governor on the American Constitution Party ticket. What will that mean for the state of Colorado? Will it split the Conservative ticket and allow for a Hickenlooper victory? Or will he be the voice Colorado needs to bring freedom back to the state? Join us this Wednesday to discuss these important issues and more with Tom and your freedom-loving friends in Denver.

Social hour kicks off at 7 pm and announcements will be at 7:45. Stick around to hear Tom address his candidacy and answer any questions you may have.

Disclaimer: Liberty on the Rocks aims to educate guests and provide networking opportunities for activists, politicians and individuals interested in promoting freedom in America. We are a non-partisan, non-profit organization and do not endorse or oppose any candidate in any election. Speakers/Guests do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Liberty on the Rocks.

Location:

The Uptown Tavern
17th & Pearl
Denver, CO