Letters to the Editor: June 10, 2020

Does your voting reflect your values?

If you believe in personal responsibility, that nothing is “free,” that some people need a hand up but too many are taking handouts, that not everyone can be a winner, and that doing good actually counts more than feeling good, then you’re probably a conservative.


Likewise, if you know that fair means everybody plays by the same rules, and equality means equal opportunity, not equal results, and that your destiny is a product of your choices, you’re probably a conservative.

If you believe in the rule of law with less government and fewer regulations you’re probably a conservative.

If you believe individual Americans should have the right to defend themselves and their families with guns, you’re probably a conservative.

If you see people as people and not as victims of this or that injustice, and you believe in the right to life and you know that killing babies is wrong, then you are a conservative.

If you believe in strong borders and limited immigration, you love our flag and our country, you believe in a power higher than yourself or government, you are a conservative and it’s time to vote Republican.

Jeffrey Kalani Coakley

West Hawaii Republican County Chairman


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