Category Archives: Money

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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Day by Day is the Best Way


We all need a laugh each day, especially under Obamanation…. (more) 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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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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UPDATED: Washtenaw County – Ken Schwartz’ Golden Political Parachute Appointment?


UPDATE:  The rumor is true (scroll down). UPDATE 2: The “rest of the story” from the Ann Arbor Chronicle:

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Democrats Attack Washtenaw County Commissioner Mark Ouimet for Working Too Hard


Stuart Dowty and his Democrat friends are apparently trying to transform a virtue – diligence, dedication, and hard work — into a vice.  At least that is the conclusion one would have to draw from the puzzling, 11th-hour hit-piece they … Continue reading

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Hand Over Your Retirement Plan to the Democrats?


Alarmist? Irresponsible? You decide. But we can see the evolution of this as clear as day, even if saying it in public is bad form or taboo. But now is the time to say the taboo things. Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cold Turkey (quitting the income tax habit)


Proposed Amendment to the
Constitution of the United States of America
16th Amendment Repealed Continue reading

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UPDATE: YpsiWard ][: Farmer Gawlas Strikes Back


UPDATE: With the filing deadline now passed for the August primary, the Designated Conservative is pleased to report that this rumor proved to be false.  We have a couple of political newcomers running for the Ward 2 City Council seat … Continue reading

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The Inside Scoop (of what, we sometimes aren’t sure…)


This Designated Conservative enjoys living in the high-speed, wireless broadband-centered community of Ypsilanti, because of the wealth of local news and information that can be found online for our community, including the Ypsilanti Citizen, YpsiNews.com, and the online Ypsilanti Courier. … Continue reading

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