This week we learned that Senator Cardin is about to spend $1 million on media advertisements
. I asked myself, "Why does a Senator who's been entrenched
in public office for four decades need to spend that amount to win his own party's primary?"
The answer to that question is, he doesn't! He would need to spend that much in the primary; however, if his internal polls shows that he is weak going into the general election!
These next few weeks, we will see Cardin commercials aimed at distorting and distracting voters from his true record of 44 years as an out-of-touch career bureaucrat that we only see when it is time for re-election.
For example, Cardin recently released a new video touting his achievements to secure federal funding for Chesapeake City. A town forced to pay for the duplication of public services due to the widening of the C&D Canal in the 1960's. The real question to ask is why did it take Cardin almost 40 years to resove this problem in the first place? He couldn't have fixed this problem when he was Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee in the state legislature during the 1970's, as Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates during the 1980's, or as U.S. Congressman during the 1990's? No, it wasn't until forty years later when he decided to seek re-election for the U.S. Senate that he finally got around to helping the people of Chesapeake City.
We cannot allow Cardin to have a free reign of the airwaves to spin his abysmal record unopposed. That is why on Thursday, March 15th, we are holding our "$20 on 20". A single day online fundraising drive with 20 day left until the primary. Funds raised in this 24 hour period will go towards placing our own commercials and telling the rest of the story to fellow Marylanders eagerly awaiting a new direction and a fresh start.
We don't need to waste a million dollars misconstruing our record like Senator Cardin. We just need to get our message centered on real change, on the airwaves and let fellow Marylanders take care of the rest. I ask that you join us on March 15th and help by donating and taking part in "$20 on 20."
$20 on 20
Thursday, March 15th
Single day online fundraising effort to raise $10,000 through $20 donations with 20 days until the primary. Please help us spread our campaign's message by placing ads on television and radio by donating on this important day.
An Evening Pancake Reception Sunday, March 18th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tickets: $25/person or 2/$40
Fenwick Landing Senior Care Community
11665 Dolittle Dr., Waldorf, MD 20602
RSVP to Jonel
, 917-656-0353 An Evening at Congressional with Special VIP Guest Wednesday, March 21st
VIP Reception: 6:30pm, $1500/ticket
VIP Reception and Photo: $2500/ticket
General Reception: 7:00pm, $500/ticket
Congressional Country Club
8500 River Road,
RSVP to Jonel, 917-656-0353 An Evening of Fundraising, Fun, and Flying Dog Wednesday, March 28th
VIP Tour: 6:30pm, $150/ticket
General Reception: 7:00pm, $75/ticket
Flying Dog Brewery
4607 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD
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, 917-656-0353 Red Carpet Reception for Maryland's Next Senator Friday, March 30th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hor D'oeuvres, Beer/Wine
Rolling Road Golf Club
814 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville, MD 21228
RSVP to Jonel