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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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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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Ann Arbor and Washtenaw Co. 2010 Primary Election Picks


Regarding this year’s primary election on August 3rd, the Designated Conservative has been asked many times “Who’s Who” and “Which way are you voting?” For my readers, I will offer my thoughts on various races and candidates: 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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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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What the Next Ypsilanti DDA Director Needs to Know to Avoid Leaving $900,000 on the Table


Perhaps Mr. Vosburg would be more comfortable if the state would’ve allowed the grant applications to be submitted via Facebook… …or maybe via Twitter, 140 characters at a time. Dude, email is so yesterday.
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