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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Partisan View Post
    Send the illegals back home, there will be plenty of money once they stop draining the system......
    or, they could make them legal. tax revenues. or do they already pay taxes? hmmm?

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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    or, they could make them legal. tax revenues. or do they already pay taxes? hmmm?
    Nope, kick 'em out....

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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    I strongly suspect that this is a ploy to raise taxes. You'll note, they haven't cut the lights at city hall yet. These cuts are designed to be felt by the populace and soften them up for the inevitable tax increase.

    You want to piss off your constituents? Take away their garbage services.

    For the record, our garbage is privately contracted...wonder why Colorado Springs hasn't allowed a private company like Waste Management to bid for the contract if they can't deliver the services...

    Oh yeah...because garbage services are a tool to force the hand of the populace.
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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Partisan View Post
    Send the illegals back home, there will be plenty of money once they stop draining the system......
    Yup, everything bad is the illegals' fault.
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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by AgentM View Post
    Yup, everything bad is the illegals' fault.
    Of course not, but if they weren't here there would be less of a need to provide services....

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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Partisan View Post
    Send the illegals back home, there will be plenty of money once they stop draining the system......
    How are they draining the city government? The city generally doesn't handle any social programs. The city mainly handles things like streetlights and fire services, some road repair, things like that. Yes, illegals make a great punching bag, but they're not the cause of every problem in this country.
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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by the makeout hobo View Post
    How are they draining the city government? The city generally doesn't handle any social programs. The city mainly handles things like streetlights and fire services, some road repair, things like that. Yes, illegals make a great punching bag, but they're not the cause of every problem in this country.
    See post #15.....

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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Partisan View Post
    See post #15.....
    Like fire services and street lights? Those are mostly dependent on the physical size of the city, not people, so I doubt that'd change much. I'm also not sure how many illegal immigrants a comparatively high class place like CS even has.
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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    You hit it right square on the head of the nail.... great post.
    To raise the taxes sufficiently though we'd have to first repeal TABOR. One problem is that TABOR is indexed wrong and prevents tax growth to keep up with the needs of a growing State. Some things are set in stone and we can't take money away from it, others have a floating budget, and overall CO is severely restricted in how much we can raise tax. It was a good idea till Wall Street and the banks ****ed over the system so hardcore. CO was one of the few fiscally responsible states out there, and now we're paying the price.
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    Re: Colorado Springs cuts into services considered basic by many

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    I strongly suspect that this is a ploy to raise taxes. You'll note, they haven't cut the lights at city hall yet. These cuts are designed to be felt by the populace and soften them up for the inevitable tax increase.

    You want to piss off your constituents? Take away their garbage services.

    For the record, our garbage is privately contracted...wonder why Colorado Springs hasn't allowed a private company like Waste Management to bid for the contract if they can't deliver the services...
    Actually, Colorado Springs doesn't provide waste removal services--those are contracted with private companies. With respect, I think you've misunderstood the situation. The trash cans are being removed from PARKS. Park workers have to dump those cans and then the garbage is removed by a private company. No household's garbage removal is at risk.

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