Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Marino wants 9 debates

Williamsport PA- Marino for Congress Campaign Manager David M. Weber sent a letter via certified mail yesterday to Carney Campaign Manager Max Cummings, formally requesting the Congressman's attendance at nine one hour debates throughout the 10th Congressional District. One of the debates has already been scheduled by WVIA, however, Carney has yet to respond to their invitation. Weber's letter is attached and can be reprinted.

In his letter, Weber states "Mr. Marino believes in the importance of giving voters the opportunity to hear the views of their candidates for public office." He continues, "It is every intent of Marino for Congress to work with the representatives of
Carney for Congress as well as representatives from various media outlets in the selection of venues and formats to allow for maximum participation from the voting public". Weber has asked for a response to his request by Thursday July 22, 2010, in order to allow enough time for planning.

"The people of this District deserve to hear directly from both candidates about their positions on important issues like jobs, spending, taxes, and health care. Mr. Marino is not afraid to share his common-sense conservative message with the people of this region. I hope that Mr. Carney will show the same degree of political courage and agree to participate in this series of debates" said Marino for Congress Communications Director Jason Fitzgerald. "Folks deserve to know why Chris Carney votes with Nancy Pelosi over 91% of the time and why he voted for the Obama/Pelosi Health Care legislation" added Fitzgerald.


Anonymous said...

Marino wants 9, Barletta wants 5.

How about this. One genuine, honest debate with no time limit. Have the moderator ask the question and then no holds bar responses, points and counter points from the candidates.

Can we get away from sound bite, campaign speech debates and have one real debate.

I bet not one candidate from either side would take this offer serious.

can you imaginine the exchanges

PJ the WB Lefty said...

Lincoln-Douglass they are not.

Anonymous said...

I think I can shed some light as to why the length of the video and what exactly was said. I was the gentleman that Marino was yelling at. I was there to protest because Toomey wants to privatize Social Security which effectively means giving it to Wall Street to invest in derivatives. So if you think Social Security is a scam, you would be against what Toomey wants to do; if you think Social Security is a legitimate social service, you would ALSO be against what Toomey wants to do.

Anonymous said...

Be that as it may, when Marino first came out of the Toomey Rally, which I was surprised to see him at, I yelled "Hey Casino Marino, can you tell us the truth about your ties to DeNaples? Why won't you do an interview and come clean?" Marino then walked north along the building to engage those of us protesting telling us to go home and that we were just a bunch of losers. I have many witnesses to that. That initial conversation would not have been able to have been recorded due to him just leaving the building and the acoustics would not allow for the audio recording to be clear. The video that everyone has seen takes place after Marino walks back towards the main entrance and then sees the camera and decides to yell "what do you do for a living" what you don't hear is my answer to him due to him shouting while I was answering. Then I respond to his Welfare question as loudly as I can "what do YOU do for a living?" knowing full well he was until recently on the DeNaples payroll & has picked up sleeze ball mob connected clients in Florida & New York.

Anonymous said...

I read in the paper and online that Marino's campaign director, who I have personally met on several occasions, released a statement saying that I was "making derogatory comments regarding Mr. Marino and his family in front of children." The children in question were Pat Toomey's kids who were in his little mobile home with his wife at the time of the altercation and calling him Casino Marino is far from derogatory.

N.A. Falvo said...

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Not only was I offended by Tom Marino's questioning if I had a job or if I was on welfare, I am offended by his campaign manager's response and the lies that were told about the event. Tom Marino's words regarding veterans has been offensive. His words regarding Carney hiding behind his wife's illness is offensive as someone who's mother dealt with cancer.

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