Tag Archives: 2008 Election

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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Join the Designated Conservatives on Facebook


Are you a “designated conservative” in your community? Are you ready to become one? If so, you are invited to come along together on the journey. Join us! Continue reading

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An Unconstitutional Presidency and the (Non) Defense of Marriage


Obama’s stance is at odds with most African-Americans’ for whom support of the classic Christian definition of marriage and opposition to homosexual behavior “is stronger among African-Americans than among any other racial demographic of our citizenry. 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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More Liberal Ignorance on Parade


I am frequently amazed at the level of ignorance and willingness to remain so on the part of these otherwise normal individuals. I am also amazed at the depth of fabricated detail to which my liberal friends and neighbors will use to “prove” their comments, as if reality is exactly what we choose to make it. Continue reading

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let your light so shine


“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” (Matthew 5:14)
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Tea Party, Defined


Liberal Translation Service The Designated Conservative has to laugh out loud each time someone at CNN, MSNBC, or locally at MarkMaynard.com offers up a “teabagger” comment, since all it does is show the shallowness of their secondary education experience: As … Continue reading

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The Tea Party Will Destroy? I Think Not.


The Tea Party folks I’ve spoken with are looking for conservative, small government candidates to support, and are not in a mood to “punish” the republicans, despite the NRSC’s idiocy. The comments I’ve gotten back locally are that, “we did that in 2006 and 2008, and what did it get us? Obama, Pelosi, and Reid. Not again. 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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