So how are we doing? Are we making the right investments for future Coloradans? What will our legacy be? This is not ivory tower, egghead stuff. It's practical and it's real, and every Coloradan needs to weigh in.
Out of all of the election results from yesterday, the anti-tax ballot measures in Maine and Washington (known as TABOR) provide a better political tea leaf into voter attitudes going into the 2010 election cycle than anything else.
The "change makes us California" story is intended to scare us, but like many good tales, it's blatantly untrue. Budget reforms will not transform us into the Golden State. Almost the opposite is true.