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Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $85,190
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Woo hoo!! OVER THE TOP!! Thank you all very much!!


FReepathon: Our new Donation System is Ready to Roll! -- Thread Four
Donate to Free Republic via our Secure Server ^ | Jim Robinson

Posted on 10/04/2002 6:44:43 PM PDT by Mo1

Welcome to the New Free Republic Donation System!

John has programmed a great new donation system for us. It can accept credit cards or PayPal donations and will eventually also accept electronic checks. We have installed a new secure server system and have contracted with Authorize.net to do the actual credit card processing, and, of course, PayPal will process the PayPal donations through their system.

I've changed the links on our front page to link to the new program:

Donate Here By Secure Server

If you have bookmarks to the old system, please update to the new. The old system will be discontinued.

Take a test drive through the new system if you haven't already, and notice that it has several new features and reports available, including scoreboard, current stats, our budget and a faq. It's live now, so if you enter a donation it's for real (and thank you very much if you do).

John will continue making enhancements to the new system as we go, but the basic program is ready to go, and is live, and on the air.

We've decided to roll out our 4th quarter fundraiser with the new system on a late Saturday afternoon, as Saturday's are slow days and we might as well be gentle while breaking in the new system.

Thank you John for the new system! Great work!

Thank you BadJoe, WillaJohns, WIMom and all of the dedicated hardworking volunteers on the fundraising team who have helped us so much with these FReepathons in the past.

And thank you all for your continuing efforts! Without your dedication and hard work, FR could not stay on the air.

And thank you FReepers! Without your continued participation and financial support there would be no Free Republic!

A note to current monthly donors: We will need you to re-enter your recurring monthly donation to the new system, but please do not do it yet. Joe just processed your September donations on the 20th of September. The new system processes your donation on the day it is entered, so please wait until later in October to start your monthly on the new system. Also, please let BadJoe know via FReepmail (and please include your real name so he can match it with your credit card info in his file) after you re-enter your monthly donation so he can take you off his list. At the end of October, he will email all of those on his list who have not contacted him to remind them of the new system. Thank you very much for your continued support.

A note to prospective new monthly donors: We have included a list of our fixed monthly expenses as well as an estimate of our non-recurring expenses on our budget page of the donation system. We've also included an estimate of our current recurring monthly donations from our monthly donors. If and when the total of the recurring monthly donations ever meets our monthly expenses, there will no longer be a need for these FReepathons. It can happen someday. Thank you for considering a regular monthly contribution.

Note to all: We are looking forward to an exciting and rewarding election cycle. I know that we are not all in full agreement on this, but I sincerely believe that we have an excellent opportunity with this election to set the liberals back many years. And I also believe that winning this election in a big way for the conservatives will be the spark that allows our fight to return the Constitution to its rightful place as the Supreme Law of the Land to really get off the ground. I sincerely believe this is essential in our fight to secure our Liberty!

We hold the White House and the House of Representatives. If we re-take the majority in the Senate, it will be one of the very rare times in our history that the conservatives have held the majority control in all departments.

I see this as a gift from God. A majority means that the conservatives will chair the various committees of Congress and can set the legislative agenda. And, perhaps more importantly, a majority in the Senate will make it much more likely that President Bush's appointments will be confirmed.

This means we will be able to start replacing some of the liberal judicial activists on the bench with conservatives (don't tell Daschle & Co. that) and perhaps we will finally have a real shot at actually overturning some of the liberal bunk that has been foisted on us over the last century or so. How about overturning Roe vs Wade? With the current mood of the populace and with a conservative Senate, I think it can be done!

Remember, the liberals have controlled all or most of our government for at least 80 of the last 100 years. No wonder we are in such a mess today. This is the best opportunity we've ever had to reverse it in a big way. Kick the liberals out! Take control of the Senate and replace the liberal judiciary. This alone will set liberalism back thirty to forty years!

We must not fail to take advantage of this opportunity. Daschle and Company sense their days are numbered and are in a panic. Now is the time to redouble our efforts and throw these bums out!

I expect the volume on Free Republic to pick-up substantially as we head into the final weeks and days of the campaign season. And I expect exciting things will be happening for for all of us!

Thank you all very much!

God bless you all and may God continue to bless America!


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1 posted on 10/04/2002 6:44:43 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1
OK BOYS & GIRLS LISTEN UP!!!

We seem to have a FreeperPET Challenge being made by Dutchess

Here are the Rules: Dutchess will contribute $10 per freeper pet picture (with a cap. of $25.00 per freeper household). The offer is good up to $500. Only real freeperPETs will be accepted.

HAVE AT IT .. Let's hear the Cha Ching
STOP BY AND BUMP THE FUNDRAISER THREAD


2 posted on 10/04/2002 6:47:33 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1
bump
3 posted on 10/04/2002 6:47:51 PM PDT by glock rocks
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To: Mo1
OK BOYS & GIRLS LISTEN UP!!!

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We seem to have ANOTHER Freeper Challenge being made by Letitring

Here are the Rules: Letitring says she'll donate $10.00 for hunting, fishing, car photos. (I hope I said that right.) Up to a thousand. Got to be real pictures of fish you caught, etc, your favorite old car, new car, hot rod, stereo system, old chair,all blondes, redheads

HAVE AT IT .. Let's hear the Cha Ching
STOP BY AND BUMP THE FUNDRAISER THREAD

4 posted on 10/04/2002 6:48:03 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: glock rocks
Ypur Fast .. LOL
5 posted on 10/04/2002 6:48:27 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1; Letitring; dutchess
One more redhead:


6 posted on 10/04/2002 6:52:47 PM PDT by .38sw
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To: Mo1; Letitring

7 posted on 10/04/2002 6:53:12 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
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To: .38sw
Oh she is real pretty
8 posted on 10/04/2002 6:53:58 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1
Redhead...


9 posted on 10/04/2002 6:54:01 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: Mo1; dutchess
I must admit, only the lab is mine. Her name is Katie Scarlet and the other dog is Buddy.


10 posted on 10/04/2002 6:55:49 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
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To: rintense
Oh Rintense .. she/he is a beauty


11 posted on 10/04/2002 6:56:50 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1; Letitring
We owned this PINK 1956 Caddy when we got married and later sold it to Rosa (pictured) who painted it fancy and entered it into parades and car shows all the time.

12 posted on 10/04/2002 7:00:07 PM PDT by ValerieUSA
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To: Mo1; Letitring

13 posted on 10/04/2002 7:00:26 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
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To: Mo1
Yes she is. She's a purebred, but unfortunately, she got the brains bred out of her. But she is very sweet.
14 posted on 10/04/2002 7:00:40 PM PDT by .38sw
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To: Mo1
She has such a joyful, innocent face. When I got her home, I almost changed her name to 'Happy', because she is ALWAYS happy. I certainly lucked out to have such a wonderful dog. Intelligent as hell too. She could beat Babs in a spelling contest.
15 posted on 10/04/2002 7:00:51 PM PDT by rintense
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To: rintense
She could beat Babs in a spelling contest.

FOFL ...

16 posted on 10/04/2002 7:02:03 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: ValerieUSA
WOW ... KEWL CAR
17 posted on 10/04/2002 7:02:45 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: rintense
She could beat Babs in a spelling contest.

I'm sure you meant that as praise!

18 posted on 10/04/2002 7:04:43 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: Mo1
Well, I don't have a picture of either of my pets. I almost lost the cat tonight. He got chased up a tree by some stray tom and was stuck. I just spent an hour out there trying to get him down. Finally had to climb up the tree myself LOL.
19 posted on 10/04/2002 7:05:33 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: McGavin999
LOL .. Oh WOW .. I hope it wasn't a tall tree


The things we do for our pets
20 posted on 10/04/2002 7:07:41 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: viligantcitizen
LOOKING GOOD!!!
21 posted on 10/04/2002 7:08:09 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1
Does a redhead fiddling with a fishing line count for two?


22 posted on 10/04/2002 7:10:07 PM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: operation clinton cleanup
Yeah, I like that one, too. Hehehe. Let's see. I got 4 redheads, Wings has 2 blondes, Tex has got 2 brunettes, even if that last one about killed him. hehehe. Judge ain't got any grey haired chick's photos yet. Hehehee. He ain't doin s'good. Rest of us are rollin. :)
23 posted on 10/04/2002 7:10:16 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: NautiNurse
YES. Hehehe. Thanks Girl. :)
24 posted on 10/04/2002 7:11:02 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: NautiNurse
Looks like a Two Count to me

CHA CHING!!
25 posted on 10/04/2002 7:12:28 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: ValerieUSA
KEWL. Thanks Val.-Letitring
26 posted on 10/04/2002 7:13:11 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: Mo1

Fixing to go hunting!

27 posted on 10/04/2002 7:13:58 PM PDT by Militiaman7
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To: Mo1
What bred is that? It is beautiful.-Letitring
28 posted on 10/04/2002 7:14:04 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: NautiNurse
I like that picture. Well worth $110.00. Hehehe.
29 posted on 10/04/2002 7:15:05 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: bug girl; tomkat
Over here .. I started a new thread
30 posted on 10/04/2002 7:15:35 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Militiaman7
LOVE IT !!!!
31 posted on 10/04/2002 7:15:55 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: viligantcitizen
Oh wow. Kewl, thanks.-Letitring
32 posted on 10/04/2002 7:15:59 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: Militiaman7
ROFLOL. I love it. Thanks.-Letitring
33 posted on 10/04/2002 7:16:52 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: viligantcitizen
No fair using the holding it close to the camera trick! LOL
34 posted on 10/04/2002 7:17:20 PM PDT by chnsmok
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To: Arizflash; rintense
What bred is that? It is beautiful.-Letitring

Hey Ringy .. I'm not sure

Rintense .. what kind of bred is your pup

35 posted on 10/04/2002 7:17:42 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mo1
foflmao !

duhhh ...

36 posted on 10/04/2002 7:18:02 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Arizflash
Lauren Bush, I'm assuming she's a brunette


37 posted on 10/04/2002 7:18:16 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: tomkat
Got Stuck HUH???


hehehehe
38 posted on 10/04/2002 7:18:43 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: chnsmok
Aw shucks...you caught me..; ^ )>
39 posted on 10/04/2002 7:19:18 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
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To: Mo1
Goin to grab beer. We'll be right back. WOn't take 2 seconds. :)
40 posted on 10/04/2002 7:20:38 PM PDT by Arizflash
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To: Militiaman7
Nice to see some guys fixin to do something constructive.
41 posted on 10/04/2002 7:21:01 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: Mo1
Still working on getting the scanner just right.
42 posted on 10/04/2002 7:23:08 PM PDT by steveegg
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To: Mo1
Not mine, but a smart dog who came to bump the pet challenge. (^:


43 posted on 10/04/2002 7:24:33 PM PDT by Ragtime Cowgirl
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To: Arizflash; dutchess
Tub Full O' Pups

44 posted on 10/04/2002 7:25:09 PM PDT by ValerieUSA
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To: Arizflash
Will a P-40 Warhawk substitute for my favorite car?


45 posted on 10/04/2002 7:26:25 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: Ragtime Cowgirl
NICE DOGGY .. GOOD BOY!!
46 posted on 10/04/2002 7:27:34 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: Mudboy Slim
Hey Mud .. we have a new Challenge can ya help pass the word

OK LISTEN UP!!!

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We seem to have ANOTHER Freeper Challenge being made by Letitring

Here are the Rules: Letitring says she'll donate $10.00 for hunting, fishing, car photos. (I hope I said that right.) Up to a thousand. Got to be real pictures of fish you caught, etc, your favorite old car, new car, hot rod, stereo system, old chair,all blondes, redheads

HAVE AT IT .. Let's hear the Cha Ching
STOP BY AND BUMP THE FUNDRAISER THREAD

47 posted on 10/04/2002 7:29:41 PM PDT by Mo1
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To: tomkat
Yo, TK. How you?


48 posted on 10/04/2002 7:31:32 PM PDT by .38sw
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To: Mo1; Letitring
How about a picture of Tyler and his first fish that he caught when we went camping this summer?


49 posted on 10/04/2002 7:31:34 PM PDT by sweetliberty
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To: .38sw
Love the pic Cheri. Who is that?
50 posted on 10/04/2002 7:32:17 PM PDT by sweetliberty
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