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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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Day by Day is the Best Way


We all need a laugh each day, especially under Obamanation…. (more) 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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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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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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UPDATE: Cold Turkey (quitting the income tax habit)


Proposed Amendment to the
Constitution of the United States of America
16th Amendment Repealed Continue reading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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Pray for our Country


The Designated Conservative is a Glenn Beck fan, but gets exhausted watching his TV show. The frenetic pace and his “wall of sound” method of presenting information can take its toll. However, his 3/24/2010 show was one of his best, … Continue reading

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The Inside Scoop (of what, we sometimes aren’t sure…)


This Designated Conservative enjoys living in the high-speed, wireless broadband-centered community of Ypsilanti, because of the wealth of local news and information that can be found online for our community, including the Ypsilanti Citizen, YpsiNews.com, and the online Ypsilanti Courier. … Continue reading

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