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GOP wins House seat in Obama's home district
Associated Press ^ | May 23, 2010 | HERBERT A. SAMPLE

Posted on 05/22/2010 9:22:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

HONOLULU (AP) -- Republican Charles Djou (duh-JOO') has won a Democratic-held House seat in Hawaii in the district where President Barack Obama grew up.

The special election is the latest triumph for the GOP as it looks to take back control of Congress.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; backlash; bho44; charlesdjou; djou; hi2010; keyhouseraces; khr
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1 posted on 05/22/2010 9:22:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

0bama didn’t grow up in Hawaii.
He grew up in Indonesia.


2 posted on 05/22/2010 9:23:27 PM PDT by counterpunch (GOP: Government's Other Party)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Woo hoo!


3 posted on 05/22/2010 9:23:36 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is good.


4 posted on 05/22/2010 9:25:02 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (The Left draws criminals as excrement draws flies. The Left IS a criminal organization.)
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To: counterpunch
Obama hasn't grown up yet. He's still a narcissistic adolescent.
5 posted on 05/22/2010 9:25:18 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hold your cheers, Djou is a RINO, this is no victory /s


6 posted on 05/22/2010 9:26:15 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (END THE WAR ON LIBERTY!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
O.K., WHERE IS CBS AND MSNBC? This counteracts the Critz win in PA-12 Tuesday night.
YEE HAW!!!
7 posted on 05/22/2010 9:26:43 PM PDT by no dems (Palin/McClintock 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They have a GOP in Kenya?


8 posted on 05/22/2010 9:26:52 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

:-D. YAY!!


9 posted on 05/22/2010 9:27:21 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And dem seat gone.

Bye-bye Pelosi!


10 posted on 05/22/2010 9:28:22 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When was the last time this seat went to a Republican?


11 posted on 05/22/2010 9:29:10 PM PDT by guitar Josh
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To: HerrBlucher

This is indeed a victory, at least through November.


12 posted on 05/22/2010 9:29:25 PM PDT by Kahuna
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bunch of Racists!

Pray for America


13 posted on 05/22/2010 9:30:45 PM PDT by bray (Keep the communism, I want Freedom!)
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To: Kahuna

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!


14 posted on 05/22/2010 9:32:44 PM PDT by Republic Rocker
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To: HerrBlucher

As a Hawaiian, I’d like to know what makes you say that. First time in more than 20 years this state has sent someone other than a Rat to Congress and you have to throw the proverbial Baby Ruth bar in the punch bowl. Thanks a lot!


15 posted on 05/22/2010 9:34:22 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow! I wonder how the media will spin this. Makes me think the folks that elected a rat in PA-12 are really a bunch of fools.


16 posted on 05/22/2010 9:34:52 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative (November, here we come!)
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To: HerrBlucher

It won’t be if he votes like Scott Brown.


17 posted on 05/22/2010 9:35:01 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: guitar Josh

It has been more than 20 years since Hawaii sent a non-Rat to Congress.


18 posted on 05/22/2010 9:35:05 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WOW... Excellent news.


19 posted on 05/22/2010 9:35:09 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

a taste of Nov. 2nd.


20 posted on 05/22/2010 9:35:11 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Salvation; onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...
Hallelujah! Fantastic for Charles .. !

-0's 'home' state' .. Woo Hoo !

21 posted on 05/22/2010 9:35:26 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, hunker down & go Galt)
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To: Salvation

Should the current trend continue, I’d pay cash money to watch her have to leave the Speaker’s office!


22 posted on 05/22/2010 9:37:18 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Attaboy, Charlie!


23 posted on 05/22/2010 9:37:56 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: HerrBlucher

I don’t know how much of a RINO Djoh is but I do know Mark Levin endorsed him.


24 posted on 05/22/2010 9:38:27 PM PDT by TOneocon (The reason there is so much poverty is because of the uneven distribution of capitalism...Rush)
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To: cynwoody

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


25 posted on 05/22/2010 9:38:34 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

By the way, AP, it’s not pronounced “duh-JOO”. It’s pronounced duh-ZHOO.


26 posted on 05/22/2010 9:39:03 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: HerrBlucher

Well, I’m cheering. He may be a rino (in your opinion) but he’s not a dem.

It’s a victory.


27 posted on 05/22/2010 9:39:31 PM PDT by altura
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sweet.

Now, tell the guy to go on *FOX* !


28 posted on 05/22/2010 9:40:02 PM PDT by NYCslicker
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Just in via Email!

Charles Djou, US Army Reserve Captain, is going to Congress!

This unlikely victory was made possible because of your
hard work, generous contributions, and the effect of the
American people’s disapproval of President Obama and
Nancy Pelosi’s radical agenda.

Congressman Djou knows he is being sent to Washington
to repeal Obama’s agenda, but he won’t be able to do
it alone!
We need to send more people like him to the halls of
Congress so they can be a force strong enough to stop
Obama’s agenda or even repeal it!

29 posted on 05/22/2010 9:41:10 PM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I dont see how he holds this seat in the Fall


30 posted on 05/22/2010 9:42:14 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Vigilanteman

True dat.


31 posted on 05/22/2010 9:42:20 PM PDT by counterpunch (GOP: Government's Other Party)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Congrats to Charles Djou and the State of Hawaii!
This is great news.


32 posted on 05/22/2010 9:44:34 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: HerrBlucher

Electing even a RINO in a solidly ‘rat district in a solidly ‘rat state is a victory. In some places it’s just infeasible to elect conservatives, in those places, settling for folks who caucus with us and occasionally vote with us is still a victory.


33 posted on 05/22/2010 9:46:39 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: seanmerc

“By the way, AP, it’s not pronounced “duh-JOO”. It’s pronounced duh-ZHOO.”

No, the anti-semites in the Obama administration will pronounce it “duh-Joo” to make him look bad.


34 posted on 05/22/2010 9:48:29 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Unless the Conservative purists and the Republican moderates can come to concensus, our country will be totally lost by the next Presidential election. Wake up and see the Marxism!! We need to work together!!!
35 posted on 05/22/2010 9:48:35 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Free ThinkerNY

YEEEEEEE HAAAAAAAA! dont care where her grew up..this is where he claimed he did.


36 posted on 05/22/2010 9:49:37 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: The_Reader_David

Why do some people think that you can elect a South Carolina Conservative in a place like Hawaii? That’s getting ridiculous. Djou is a nice victory, but nothing to get too excited about. Now if he can prevail in November . . .


37 posted on 05/22/2010 9:49:44 PM PDT by AlanD
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To: counterpunch

Kenya born, Indonesia raised.


38 posted on 05/22/2010 9:49:51 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: Free ThinkerNY
S-w-e-e-t!
39 posted on 05/22/2010 9:51:27 PM PDT by hummingbird (Save Guam from Tilting!)
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To: Nonstatist
"I dont see how he holds this seat in the Fall"

Agreed.

40 posted on 05/22/2010 9:52:05 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: seanmerc

That was sarcasm he was doing there. He was making fun of the fact that even when we win someone claims they’re a Rino or a Paul nut or whatever. Some Freepers would be upset if you hung them with a new rope.


41 posted on 05/22/2010 9:53:36 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Nonstatist

I would take a Republican landslide across the country, severely depressed Democrat base, preferably hard feelings among the two Left candidates keeping supporters from uniting and the Republican being highly popular to keep the seat for just ONE term.

Yes, probably won’t retain it. But it offsets the Murtha seat press and in a way offsets the NY race. This doesn’t seem all that different from what happened when conservatives and Republicans split support there and the Democrat won. That seat may well turn back Republican as this one turns Democrat.


42 posted on 05/22/2010 9:54:19 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
We sent a message that this Congressional seat is owned by the people of Hawaii, not by any political party, union or special interest.

From Djou's press release on the election. Nice to see unions included negatively with political parties and special interests. Unions are becoming the fourth branch of government, and must be stopped right along with the dems.

43 posted on 05/22/2010 9:54:49 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: AlanD

I’d settle for electing a SOuth Carolina conservative into Lindsey’s seat.


44 posted on 05/22/2010 9:56:23 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (?)
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To: Richard Kimball
Some Freepers would be upset if you hung them with a new rope.

I said that about liberals once and my post got removed. LOL

45 posted on 05/22/2010 9:56:40 PM PDT by beckysueb (January 20, 2013. When Obama becomes just a skidmark on the panties of American history.)
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To: HerrBlucher
...Djou is a RINO....

Arghhhhh.....we need an early warning RINO detector to veer RINOs off from the election and leave a space open so a Conservative can be elected.
46 posted on 05/22/2010 9:56:49 PM PDT by hummingbird (Save Guam from Tilting!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


47 posted on 05/22/2010 9:56:56 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: AlanD
Why do some people think that you can elect a South Carolina Conservative in a place like Hawaii?

Why do some people think the 50 yard line is an end zone?

48 posted on 05/22/2010 9:59:28 PM PDT by Anti-Utopian ("Come, let's away to prison; We two alone will sing like birds I' th' cage." -King Lear [V,iii,6-8])
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To: Richard Kimball; Free ThinkerNY
Hold your cheers, Djou is a RINO, this is no victory /s

That was sarcasm he was doing there. He was making fun of the fact that even when we win someone claims they’re a Rino or a Paul nut or whatever. Some Freepers would be upset if you hung them with a new rope.

That is so true and why I do not have as much hope as I did for Nov.

It took awhile for most to even notice that is was sarcasm

49 posted on 05/22/2010 10:00:27 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: hummingbird
you will not elect a strong Conservative to a dem district like this. If Scott Brown was a strong Conservative he would not have won the Mass seat. We will have to accept RINO’s in some parts of the country.
50 posted on 05/22/2010 10:02:04 PM PDT by martinidon
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