Colorado is just one "o" away from being with Mississippi and Alabama as the most vowel-y states. Colorado has beautiful scenery. You can ski there in the mountains but it's warmer in other parts where the big cities like Denver are.
Colorado has Conservative elements who voted for Tom Tancredo. There are also Liberal elements who voted in a referendum to allow Cannabis to be sold legally there,  not everyone likes that.  In the 6 months after cannabis was made legal in Colorado Crime dropped by 10% though other factors were involved as well. 
- ↑ Cannabis goes on legal sale in US state of Colorado
- ↑ Please arrest David Brooks
- ↑ Ever since Colorado started getting high, crime has dropped by 10 per cent