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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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So utterly stupid only Levin, McCain and Graham could’ve come up with it


For once this Designated Conservative entirely agrees with the ACLU and liberal neighbor Mark Maynard on an issue! 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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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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2010 General Election – Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County


This Designated Conservative has a .545 batting average in picking favorites for the August 2010 primary election here in Washtenaw County.  An outstanding baseball stat, it is far less impressive as an election statistic. Choosing who to vote for in … 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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Is THIS Why Obama is so Enamored with Lincoln?


The following is an extended excerpt from an item that crossed the Designated Conservative’s RSS Feed this afternoon from “Connor’s Conundrums. I disagree with his conclusion about Mr. Lincoln, but he makes a compelling argument about the origins of our Obamiforous federal government. When one considers that President Obama styles himself as a student of Lincoln, it raises the question, is this (below) the Lincoln of whom he admires?
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