Tag Archives: Michigan

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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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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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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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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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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2010 Election Postscript


This Designated Conservative managed to up his election batting average a good bit, thanks to the Tea Party movement and American’s waking up to President Obama/Governor Granholm’s twin federal and state Depressocratic policies! Out of the candidates I supported in … Continue reading

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