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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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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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Great CPAC Speech by George Will


Wow. …and there’s more!

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Dry Winds of Consumer Change


The Designated Conservative recently came across this article (excerpt below – click here to read the whole thing), which does a great job of illustrating why “getting back to the way things were” economically is not an option for Michigan … Continue reading

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Washtenaw County’s WISD Millage Redux?


Rumor has it that some powers-that-be in our ten local school districts here in the Ann Arbor area are considering taking a second bite out of a rotten apple!

The rumor is that there will be an effort made to bring the overwhelmingly defeated WISD “enhancement” millage back for another vote…
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Happy Anniversary!


Thank you to our loyal readers! Let’s all raise a glass (of soda, of course – no RINO-spiked Kool-Aid drinkers here!) in salute to a Tea Party-led Republican Party rebirth in 2010… …and say a prayer or two that the country survives the Democrat Party leadership’s best efforts until then! Continue reading

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GM to Public: Mercury Switches in GM Clunkers ‘Not Our Problem’ Anymore


A “new” GM spokesperson is quotes below as saying that GM (the “new” one) “has never produced vehicles with mercury switches and has no mercury switch responsibility under the terms of the bankruptcy court order.” That’s a statement only a lawyer or a government bureaucrat could love, and apparently General Motors is now owned and run by both…. Continue reading

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“I therefore solicit for your co-operation….”


The Designated Conservative received an urgent email today….. Continue reading

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Barack Obama – Reducing Pennies from the Budget


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The White House Issues Order Repealing the First Amendment


Decades of expansion of the federal government and federal agencies by the Democrats and complicit pork barrel Republicans has created a bloated bureaucracy that has been easily manipulated and put to use by the Obama Administration. These folks in the White House are using extra-constitutional processes, executive orders, and manipulation of administrative rule-making authority to turn the federal government into a usurper of our natural rights as U.S. citizens. Continue reading

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