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Pennies From Heaven
Free Republic ^ | 10/5/02 | Grampa Dave

Posted on 10/07/2002 8:37:22 AM PDT by EdReform

Perhaps not from Heaven, but your 17 pennies per day will help support Free Republic.


To: EdReform; *all

Sometimes I get Freep Mail and email from lurkers who want to know what value I get from my monthly pledge to Free Republic.

It is really amazing the value of real return we get from our donations and monthly pledges to Free Republic.

Here is an example of a dream that became a project and is now a reality thanks to Free Republic.

This sign just north of Medford, Oregon on I5 North is a prime example of Freepers activating themselves.

I started a series of Oregon is Burning or Oregon is Still Burning threads this summer during the massive fires due to the agendas of the Enviral Whackos.

A group in Oregon and those out of Oregon who knew what was happening had more good news and data about those fires than any other place. They shared that news, data and strong feelings with the rest of us on Free Republic on those threads re Oregon is Burning.

One day, Ebuck came up with the concept of putting a bill board up to let the public know who was responsible. Immediately, a Freeper who wants to be unknown and lives a long way from Oregon, pledged a month's cost of that sign to get it going. Ebuck and others worked out the details of the signs. A small group of us pledged enough to put that bill board up for a couple of months. The money came from all over Free Republic.

This sign has to be fitting like a huge fishbone in the throats of the Watermelon Jihadists Greens in Oregon. We have them in a vulnerable spot.

This could only happen on Free Republic. This is why every Freeper should pledge at least 17 cents per day to keep Free Republic strong and alive. Just throw your daily change in a container each night. 17 cents per night is easily obtained. That is equal to a massive $5/month pledge.

This is what happens on Free Republic. If we had 5,000 Freepers donating $5/month or 17 cents per day to Free Republic, we would have bill boards like this all over America pounding the left wingers on agendas never given a chance by the left wing mediots in this country.

17 cents each day of your treasure loaned to you by God is all it takes to pledge $5/month. Can you imagine a 100 billboards up in America, whacking the left wing maggots where it really hurts them. Then save and donate 17 cents per day to enable these things to happen.

564 posted on 10/5/02 2:42 PM Pacific by Grampa Dave



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1 posted on 10/07/2002 8:37:22 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: Grampa Dave; grammymoon; Mo1
Ping
2 posted on 10/07/2002 8:38:49 AM PDT by EdReform
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SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC! YOU'LL FEEL PROUD!

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Or mail checks to
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or you can use

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STOP BY AND BUMP THE FUNDRAISER THREAD


3 posted on 10/07/2002 8:39:28 AM PDT by William McKinley
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To: EdReform
BUMP!!!
4 posted on 10/07/2002 8:39:57 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: EdReform
Here is another example of how we can get the word out thanks to Free Republic:

Oct 7, 2002

Television Live Coverage of President Bush's Monday Night Speech, The Associated Press

Television live coverage plans for President Bush's scheduled 8 p.m. EDT speech Monday in Cincinnati. The speech, which is expected to address the threat Iraq poses to the United States and the possibility of war, comes as Congress prepares to vote on resolutions authorizing military action.

- ABC: Not planning live coverage.

- NBC: Not planning live coverage.

- MSNBC: Planning live coverage.

- CBS: Not planning live coverage.

- FOX News: Undecided.

- FOX: Undecided.

- CNN: Planning live coverage. ============================================================

It is time to let the Fox execs feel the heat! ============================================================

Our pledge of 17 cents per day not only gets us the truth but it enables us to get the truth to those not on Free Republic like that great billboard in SW Oregon.

Now, we can put pressure on TV execs to cover this important speech by our President. Shame on them for not planning to cover this important speech!

5 posted on 10/07/2002 8:42:12 AM PDT by Grampa Dave
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To: Grampa Dave; Jim Robinson; Fiddlstix; lodwick; glock rocks; dutchess; philetus; Brad's Gramma; ...
Bump & Ping!
6 posted on 10/07/2002 8:50:54 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: EdReform
this crap is getting worse than PBS.
7 posted on 10/07/2002 8:56:52 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
It's not half as bad as the anti-Bush sentiment on your profile page, IMO.
Whattsa matter? Slow day at LP?
8 posted on 10/07/2002 9:07:17 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace; Grampa Dave; Mo1
"this crap is getting worse than PBS."

From FReepathon: Our new Donation System is Ready to Roll! -- Thread Five

"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."


9 posted on 10/07/2002 9:11:23 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
TAKE BACK THE SENATE!

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10 posted on 10/07/2002 9:15:30 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
I wish I knew what you were talking about. I am not anti-Bush in any way, you moron.
11 posted on 10/07/2002 9:20:59 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: EdReform
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."

Hmmm, how could this ever be accomplished? Mabye charging people to register for FR. How does $3 a month sound?

12 posted on 10/07/2002 9:22:13 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
"How does $3 a month sound?"

Three dollars a month from every registered Freeper would be perfect. And the new donation system makes it very easy. Just


Click The Logo to Donate
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13 posted on 10/07/2002 9:43:41 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
if President Bush were to strip to the buff, paint himself orange, and publicly urinate on the Washington Monument, there would be no shortage of Freepers standing by to explain how well that works as a part of his 'deep strategy

It looked as though you were endorsing this sentiment. No?

14 posted on 10/07/2002 9:49:24 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
It's not half as bad as the anti-Bush sentiment

Hmmm.  All is see is anti-Bot sentiment.
It's one thing to wear BushBlinders, but to think
you are him takes sycophancy to new heights.

15 posted on 10/07/2002 10:28:53 AM PDT by gcruse
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To: EdReform
That's a way cool sign. And you put a lot of work into it. Thank you!.

Minor question and a suggestion for next time...if FreeRepublic helped in securing funds for the sign, why no mention of FR on the sign? Perhaps a small
www.FreeRepublic.com

16 posted on 10/07/2002 10:37:14 AM PDT by Drango
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
endorsing what sentiment? The quote criticizes the kool-aid drinkers on FR, not Dubya. I like the man a lot, however, I do comprehend that he is still a human being...others don't appear to comprehend this.
17 posted on 10/07/2002 10:39:05 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: EdReform
How about $3 a month if you want to post, no more begging drives and stupid ads?
18 posted on 10/07/2002 10:39:49 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: Drango; Fiddlstix; Jim Robinson; John Robinson; Mo1; Grampa Dave
I can't take credit for that - Freeper Fiddlstix posted the code at:

www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/764022/posts?page=354#354

19 posted on 10/07/2002 10:51:56 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: Drango
RE the bill board in Oregon.

We felt that it was best to form this separate group F.I.R.E. re the funding. You can't officially use Free Republic to raise money for something like this.

Also, the F.I.R.E. hopefully will continue to battle the enviral whackos in Oregon and the West Coast. Also, this opens donations up to others not just Freepers which has happened.

I hope that this answers your questions re the bill board.
20 posted on 10/07/2002 10:57:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace; Grampa Dave
How about if, in good conscience, registered users simply take it upon themselves to make sure a monthly donation is sent to support Free Republic? Again, it's quite simple to do and there are several options.
21 posted on 10/07/2002 11:02:26 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: Grampa Dave; Drango
Oops! Wrong "sign"! I was thinking about the FR logo...
22 posted on 10/07/2002 11:04:35 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: EdReform
It's hard to keep up with all of the signs, including the Zodiac signs!
23 posted on 10/07/2002 11:12:10 AM PDT by Grampa Dave
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
Then I misunderstood it. it appeared negative, and along with comparing fundraising threads with PBS just didn't seem good.
24 posted on 10/07/2002 11:40:30 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: Grampa Dave
Bump!
25 posted on 10/07/2002 7:46:23 PM PDT by EdReform
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To: Gabz; EBUCK; glock rocks
Bump please!
26 posted on 10/07/2002 7:59:07 PM PDT by EdReform
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To: EdReform
bttt
27 posted on 10/07/2002 9:34:47 PM PDT by kayak
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To: EdReform
I've been a regular contributer by credit card for about two and a half years now. It' easy and painless.

FR is my newspaper and my window on the world. Without FR, I would probably be stuck with some lamestream, liberal paper like the San Antonio Express News and have to settle for a rehash of stories from AP, NYT, WP or LAT.

Since I don't take the SA EN, I send FR what I would pay for it and still get much more than I pay for.

I get all the news that is worth reading; news that probably would not be printed eslewhere nationwide and editorial comments from a wide variety of informed and not so informer freepers.

That's why i contribute my fair share.

ol' hoghead

28 posted on 10/08/2002 1:00:55 AM PDT by ol' hoghead
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To: ol' hoghead; EdReform; Gabz; Mo1; EBUCK; Grampa Dave
and editorial comments from a wide variety of informed and not so informer freepers.

... and there's usually a good chuckle to be had here, as well. thanks.

regular contribution is the only intellectually honest way to deal with the situation.

... and Jim's bills don't show up on a random, pay them when you have a bit extra basis.

29 posted on 10/08/2002 2:39:53 AM PDT by glock rocks
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To: ol' hoghead; Grampa Dave; Jim Robinson
Bump & Ping

Thanks! I agree, FR has all the news worth reading.
30 posted on 10/08/2002 5:31:31 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: glock rocks
BTT
31 posted on 10/08/2002 5:51:48 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: All
Bump
32 posted on 10/08/2002 8:50:12 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: EdReform
BUMP!
33 posted on 10/08/2002 9:29:13 AM PDT by Gabz
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
No harm.
34 posted on 10/08/2002 11:10:51 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: EdReform
How about if, in good conscience,

If this is really what you wanted you wouldn't support plastering begging ads on every thread, would you?

35 posted on 10/08/2002 11:11:45 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: RedBloodedAmerican
The two quotes on his/her profile page are pretty good, though....
36 posted on 10/08/2002 11:13:31 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace; Grampa Dave; lodwick; Mo1
When registered users (those who are not donating), in good conscience, take it upon themselves to make sure a monthly donation is sent to support Free Republic, the ads and Freepathons will disappear.


All it takes is 17 cents per day


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37 posted on 10/08/2002 11:48:53 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: Cyber Liberty
The two quotes on his/her profile page are pretty good, though

I like the quotes too, but they lead to the conclusion that, if John Stuart Mill and Alexander Tyler were to strip to the buff, paint themselves orange, and publicly urinate on the Washington Monument, he would still be posting their quotes on his profile page. How do I know that? Same way he does - by groundless assumptions.

38 posted on 10/08/2002 6:58:41 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: lodwick
Bump!
39 posted on 10/09/2002 8:01:10 AM PDT by EdReform
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To: EdReform
oh, you know.


40 posted on 01/10/2003 7:05:10 AM PST by glock rocks (shoot fast. shoot straight. shoot safe. practice. carry. molon labe)
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To: glock rocks
Oui!
41 posted on 01/11/2003 11:32:17 AM PST by EdReform (Thank You For Your Support!)
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To: EdReform
Bump for later use...
42 posted on 01/14/2003 8:17:30 AM PST by EdReform (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/821371/posts)
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To: EdReform
bump
43 posted on 07/15/2003 7:18:13 AM PDT by glock rocks (Remember... only YOU can prevent fundraisers. become a monthly donor.)
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To: glock rocks; Grampa Dave

Bimp!

44 posted on 07/15/2003 7:28:16 AM PDT by EdReform (Support Free Republic - Become a Monthly Donor)
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To: EdReform

45 posted on 07/11/2005 3:24:57 PM PDT by glock rocks (Git er done!)
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To: glock rocks; Brad's Gramma; Grampa Dave; Lady Jag

Bimpin' Back at ya!!


46 posted on 07/11/2005 3:27:17 PM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: glock rocks

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!


47 posted on 07/11/2005 4:27:24 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Yo! Cowboy! I'm praying for a LoganMiracle! It CAN happen!!!!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

bttt


48 posted on 07/11/2005 9:31:14 PM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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