November 4 2005, 6:31 PM
Taborite Doug Bruce wants a plaque with his name on it removed from the Colorado Springs courthouse. Bruce is listed along with other El Paso County commissioners. He threatens to deface it if it is not removed.
I will remove it with a hammer and chisel," Bruce said. "And if arrested for defacing a public building, my legal defense will be that I have a right not to be libeled by a false official association with this pernicious, palatial project."It's a good think Doug doesn't live in Las Vegas where yesterday Mayor Oscar Goodman proposed that graffiti artists and others who deface public property should be subjected to amputation of their thumbs on live television.