Tag Archives: Ypsilanti

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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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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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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let your light so shine


“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” (Matthew 5:14)
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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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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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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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Washtenaw County’s WISD Millage Redux?


Rumor has it that some powers-that-be in our ten local school districts here in the Ann Arbor area are considering taking a second bite out of a rotten apple!

The rumor is that there will be an effort made to bring the overwhelmingly defeated WISD “enhancement” millage back for another vote…
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Send a Message: Vote “No!” on the proposed Washtenaw County Intermediate School District’s “Enhancement” Millage


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