Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Friday, March 26, 2010
Vanload of thieves snatching Djou signs inside of four hours
By News Release @ 8:35 PM :: 11567 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

From Djou Campaign:

We are now less than a month away from ballots being mailed.  We are working very hard, and thanks to all of you, who have given your time and your financial resources, and are reaching out to your family and friends, we have a real chance of winning this seat for the people of Hawaii.

Our hard work and success in reaching others with our message of fiscal responsibility and government accountability, however, has made us a threat to all those who benefit from the status quo.

An indication that our campaign is a threat to the status quo is the number of yard signs stolen on a regular basis.  We know that it happens in every election, but the rate that our signs are stolen surpasses anything we have ever seen before.  In some areas, we will put up a yard sign and the sign will be taken in a matter of hours.  One of our supporters reported last week that she was in her yard when a white van drove up to her house.  A man jumped out of the van and pulled her yard sign out from where it was planted in her yard.  When she asked him what he was doing, he said that he was from the Djou campaign and that the sign was needed in another location.  This was completely untrue - the campaign never relocates signs to "better" locations.  We value every single person willing to indicate their support for Charles with a yard sign.

I encourage you to let us know immediately if your yard sign is taken.  The only way to fight back is to keep putting the signs back up when they are stolen. Better yet, if you have a camera phone on you, take a photo of the person or persons, as they are stealing the signs, or take a photo of their vehicle license plate.

Despite all of this negativity, we will continue to run a positive campaign based on the simple message that it is more important to elect a Congressman who will fight to lower your taxes and let you keep your money than elect a Congressman who wants to spend all of your money.  Our opponents' allies and their political machine, however, are far more interested in power than principles and will not stop at stooping to any new low to win at any cost.

Crooked mainland-style campaigning has no place in our democracy.

It is truly sad that some feel so threatened by our campaign that they would resort to lies, misrepresentations, and outright theft.  But, if we stand by and do nothing, then they win.  We must stay focused.  This is too important to our State and our Nation.

Mahalo!

Dylan Nonaka

Campaign Manager, Djou for Hawaii

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii Military History

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Together

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

July 4 in Hawaii

Land and Power in Hawaii

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii