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It's End of the Month Payday. Quit Putting Freep-a-Thon Off and Give. You Know You Will, Anyway
Vanity | 30 July 2014 | Xzins

Posted on 07/30/2014 5:43:40 PM PDT by xzins

Let's not beat around the bush.

You give to Free Republic.

But you wait....and wait....and in the 2nd month you pull the trigger.

Then you feel better, because when it comes down to it you understand the value of Free Republic.

It is the lone conservative voice out there that gives average Joes like us a voice to combat the BS of the media, the politicians, and the robots.

The election is upon us...3 short months away, give or take a few days. The early days of the campaigns are important days. We all know it.

Obama has gone into attack mode. We need to get this and the next freep-a-thon out of the way quickly, so the shenanigans of the lawless potus can be tracked hour by hour, minute by minute.

Free Republic is famous for its election-time activism and commentary.

Quit putting it off and give.

CLICK TO DONATE


TOPICS: Breaking News; Editorial; Extended News; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: freepathon; giving; procrastinating

1 posted on 07/30/2014 5:43:40 PM PDT by xzins
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To: All

CLICK PIC TO DONATE AND FIGHT THE LAWLESS PRESIDENT

2 posted on 07/30/2014 5:44:55 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Nobody is going to read your thread. They (the 95% that DON’T financially support FR) are over at Drudge or their favorite blog, getting ready to post a story that we have already seen 6 or 7 times today.


3 posted on 07/30/2014 5:48:34 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Now, the trick is to get this thread posted on Drudge.


4 posted on 07/30/2014 5:49:52 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

There is always hope!


5 posted on 07/30/2014 5:50:31 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

The 5% are growing tired of carrying the 95% every quarter.


6 posted on 07/30/2014 5:52:09 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Duty wouldn’t be nearly as crucial if everyone did it. That’s why the 5% are important.

Quit procrastinating. Pull the trigger now. Give!


7 posted on 07/30/2014 5:54:33 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

your spiel worked on me


8 posted on 07/30/2014 5:55:03 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: dontreadthis

Good. Ping your FRiends.

It’s good that the warriors for freedom and values from around the country meet at this site.

Let’s stand in the gap!


9 posted on 07/30/2014 5:57:58 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
BUMP for there is always hope!

Please bump the Freepathon or click above to donate or become a monthly donor!

10 posted on 07/30/2014 5:59:10 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: xzins

Dollar a day automatically, every month. Plus what I can afford over and above that during each fundraiser.

When I buy gas for the truck, I pay for it. I don’t drive off.


11 posted on 07/30/2014 5:59:27 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: jazusamo; RedMDer; onyx; Jim Robinson; P-Marlowe

And HOPE does not make us ashamed!


12 posted on 07/30/2014 6:01:52 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

You realize the value of a good weapon, like Free Republic, in the struggle for freedom.


13 posted on 07/30/2014 6:04:05 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

No matter the weapon, if there is no ammo.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 6:05:36 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Yep.

Give!


15 posted on 07/30/2014 6:06:18 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

I had someone tell me that they couldn’t afford to donate because they couldn’t find work.

Ok, I get that.

Yet they have a computer, internet access and spend anywhere from 12-18 hours a day on FR, posting nothing but stories that we have seen several times that day.

I actually READ the threads here. I want to know what’s what. I’ll post if I find something that I haven’t seen here and might be of interest to others.

I have offered to help FReepers to learn how to search. It does work. I’ve had no takers.

So, I’m done ranting for tonight. Alarm goes off at 04:00 for another 12 hour workday.

Sweet Dreams!


16 posted on 07/30/2014 6:16:03 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I can top that. I saw someone say they don’t donate because FR didn’t like Romney. Then she said, “But I like coming here, so I hope everyone else donates.”


17 posted on 07/30/2014 6:22:08 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Thanks for what you do, BTLD


18 posted on 07/30/2014 6:37:48 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Then she said, “But I like coming here, so I hope everyone else donates

I'd Call 1-800-Slap-a-B____

She needed it....no...she EARNED it!

19 posted on 07/30/2014 6:39:35 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

I’ve had recurring payment set up for a while. However, I’ve heard it mentioned in other threads — would it be worth the trouble to offer T-shirts, hats, jackets, etc. at a premium price where the site could make profit from sales? Or is it just not worth the trouble? There are sites like cafe-press that apply your design(s) to their items. Your margin is smaller, but they handle all the order processing, shipping, billing, etc.

It might be worthwhile to explore it...


20 posted on 07/30/2014 6:44:04 PM PDT by jaydee770
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To: jaydee770

I’m a novice at that kind of stuff. It probably has merit.

Would it require being a different kind of LLC if you sell stuff? Is there only one kind of LLC?


21 posted on 07/30/2014 6:52:47 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

LOL, good thing I’m not drinking anything-—it would have ended up all over my keyboard!


22 posted on 07/30/2014 7:40:07 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: jaydee770; xzins; Jim Robinson
There are sites like cafe-press that apply your design(s) to their items. Your margin is smaller, but they handle all the order processing, shipping, billing, etc.

Just click the link at post number 2 and donate $10. Then take a Magic Marker to an old t-shirt and write "Free Republic" on it. This way the site gets a 100% return, there's no shipping and you get a free t-shirt.

23 posted on 07/30/2014 7:43:02 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: xzins

My grandkids are visiting and I’m working a FReepathon! We’re a month into it and only at 31%. I’m truly afraid for FR’s survival. And you wouldn’t believe some of the stupid excuses I get in FReepmail for why people don’t donate.


24 posted on 07/30/2014 7:51:19 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: P-Marlowe; jaydee770; Jim Robinson
Then take a Magic Marker to an old t-shirt and write "Free Republic" on it.

LOL! You're just an old hippie, aren't you?!

25 posted on 07/30/2014 7:52:11 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: CatherineofAragon

The worst is when you just took a drink to go with a bite of something. Then you have chunks and liquid to clean off that poor, abused keyboard. :>)


26 posted on 07/30/2014 7:53:37 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Losing Free Republic would be a terrible thing.

There is NOTHING out there to replace it. The FR software is so far the best, that there isn’t a number 2. The next place is probably #10.


27 posted on 07/30/2014 7:56:44 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Gotta agree with you on that. And it’s not just a forum but an activist rallying site. Some of the newer FReepers don’t get that.


28 posted on 07/30/2014 8:01:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: xzins

Oy vey, LOL


29 posted on 07/30/2014 8:02:30 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: xzins

ping


30 posted on 07/30/2014 9:34:35 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: xzins

Donate monthly, I trust Jim with my bank account. Course with what I have in it, it aint worth stealing.


31 posted on 07/30/2014 10:07:35 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

I agree with donating monthly. With enough monthly donors, this freep-a-thon would be over before it started.


32 posted on 07/31/2014 3:54:15 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I occasionally comment on some article at townhall or different newspapers/blogs. It probably takes me 10 minutes or more to find the comment and see if there’d been any responses. And then you find out with some of them that after a few days they close off comments. And on some of them, the thought police will almost automatically delete conservative thoughts and ideas.

Free Republic is a treasure that shouldn’t easily be given up.


33 posted on 07/31/2014 3:57:43 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Pfffttt...

Thank Jim and John.


34 posted on 07/31/2014 4:00:36 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: All

CLICK THE PIC TO DONATE

AND CONTINUE THE FIGHT AGAINST THE LAWLESS PRESIDENT


35 posted on 07/31/2014 4:07:10 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

‘I agree with donating monthly. With enough monthly donors, this freep-a-thon would be over before it started.’

All folks have to do is skip 2 Wendy’s triple cheeseburger combos and there is the 20 to send to FR. Your wife will love the new slimmer you, your doc will think you are a hero and so will FR.


36 posted on 07/31/2014 5:04:05 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

Let’s not pick exclusively on Wendy’s. :>)

Make it one Wendy’s triple and one Burger King Double.

Or a 10 wing plate at BDubs with a beer AND a Big Mac combo.


37 posted on 07/31/2014 5:09:16 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

I would say that if you would have to get the govt involved (IRS? State?), then it’s probably not worth doing.

But, I’ll reaffirm that I would pay a premium price for FR branded swag and still keep my recurring donation going too.

Or, to avoid “selling”, perhaps once a year, provide a limited number of “Gifts For Supporters”. So, for $25, get a key fob; $50, get a t-shirt, $250, get a windbreaker — Limited numbers available, only good while supplies last, get em’ while you can! (allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery so they can be drop-shipped from one of those swag sites like cafe-press).

Just an idea - trying to think of ways to drum up donations.


38 posted on 07/31/2014 7:49:15 AM PDT by jaydee770
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To: P-Marlowe
"... Then take a Magic Marker to an old t-shirt and write "Free Republic" on it. ..."
HaHa! Do you think JR would mind the site being represented that way?
39 posted on 07/31/2014 7:52:28 AM PDT by jaydee770
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To: jaydee770

I like the “gift for a donation” idea. Lots of charities use that idea. The problem again would be workers to track, pack, and ship.


40 posted on 07/31/2014 7:58:49 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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FReepers Let's Roll!
Every Donation is Needed!


We can do this!!

41 posted on 08/01/2014 7:49:42 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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42 posted on 08/01/2014 7:58:06 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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43 posted on 08/01/2014 8:02:46 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Send them to me. I was a career counselor for many moons and have found work for thousands of people, including some here.


44 posted on 08/03/2014 1:20:21 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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