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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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Pete Hoekstra, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Man


This MI Designated Conservative was once a fan of Congressman Pete Hoekstra. I once cast my ballot in a primary election to nominate him to be our next Governor. No more. Mr. Hoekstra began this campaign with an embarrassingly awful … Continue reading

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America needs a President who is a little more Like Sarah….


We need a President who is self-confident, self-deprecating, and self-aware enough to understand that he or she is not the center of the Universe, no matter how many people may try to say otherwise. 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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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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Misunderstanding Marriage’s Purpose Imperils Its Future


“This…view calls for a wholesale reevaluation of the logic and the arguments of the anti-same-sex marriage movement…. If the movement is not put on firmer footing…it will be but a memory in less than a decade.” Continue reading

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Welcome all of our new readers from across the U.S. Be sure to check out our Facebook page too! Designated Conservative

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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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Day by Day is the Best Way


We all need a laugh each day, especially under Obamanation…. (more) Continue reading

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