Category Archives: Michigan

Dear Michigan Republicans – Don’t Mess with the Electoral College!


Messing with the Electoral College is a constitutionally stupid idea. If you want to fix what’s wrong in Washington, D.C., start by repealing the 17th Amendment, which robbed states of their representation in Washington by taking the election of U.S. … Continue reading

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Ypsilanti Charter Revision Question Deserves a “Yes!”


The current charter completely disenfranchises 70% of the voters, leaving the wildest of Wild Leftist 30% to make the choices of who is in charge. The new Charter, with a non-partisan ballot, has the potential to change the dynamic in City Hall for the better. Continue reading

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What to do with all of these 2012 Michigan ballot proposals?


My advice? When in doubt, vote “No!” on all constitutional amendments. Continue reading

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Ann Arbor and Washtenaw Co. General Election Picks for 2012


This Designated Conservative occasionally gets asked, “Who are you voting for this November?”  Here are my favorites for the 2012 general election on November 6th:

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And the award for Most Vile Campaign 2012 goes to… …Pete Hoekstra!


Step by step, Mr. Hoekstra’s lousy style of campaigning has turned this voter from a supporter in 2010 to a guaranteed “No Pete, No Way!” vote this November. Nice job, Mr. Hoekstra. Continue reading

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Ground Rules for 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates…


Always obey the RINO Repellent Proviso in “open” primary states like Michigan. Never, never, never publicly invite Democrats to crossover and vote for you in an “open” primary (also known in my home state as the “Never Do That Again Mr. Snyder Admonishment”). Continue reading

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Who is Saul Anuzis? This is all you need to know about who influences him…


Saul Anuzis, one of the leading candidates to head the Republican National Committee, broadly shares the same conservative principles as his opponents, but what makes him unique is his compelling family history that he believes would enable him to present the sharpest contrast with President Obama. Continue reading

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A New Third Party for 2012?


The individuals behind No Labels and America Elects share a strong disdain for fiscal–and especially social–conservatives who dominate the Tea Party/9.12 Movement and who, in their opinion, have “hijacked” the GOP and usurped their “rightful” positions of power within the party. Continue reading

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Rev. Smith says Michigan Should Eliminate Homeschooling So Kids Will Vote Right


The following letter to the editor was recently forwarded to our attention. It is reprinted here because it so completely articulates today’s liberal perspective on the “evils” of homeschooling in Michigan.
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Letter to Senator Randy Richardville


Congratulations on your win in the 17th district, and your selection as new Senate Majority Leader. I urge you to remember why you are in the majority and in leadership. It is because of a wave of energized conservatives in this state, many part of the Tea Party movement, who more than made the difference in putting a republican majority in the Michigan House and returning a larger majority in the state Senate. Continue reading

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