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$400 in 24 Hours (UPDATE: Thanks!)

Posted on | December 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

Not much time to explain this, but I’m rattling the tip jar today because I need $400 by Friday morning. My youngest daughter has a school trip coming up and I promised my wife I’d raise the $200 needed by Friday. Then the cable company — our Internet service provider — demanded more than $200 for that bill, and of course that’s also due Friday. As a pioneer of online crowdfunding, who managed to cover the entire 2012 presidential campaign thanks to tip-jar hitters, I had no problem assuring my wife: “Don’t worry. We got this.”

So if 50 readers gave $8 each, or if 25 readers gave $16 each, this would do the trick, but if 10 readers gave $40 each, that would be cool, too. Whatever you can spare would be appreciated, because it’s still true that the Five Most Important Words in the English Language are:

HIT THE FREAKING TIP JAR!

Thanks in advance, and Merry Christmas!



 

UPDATE: Wow! You guys surprised me! It didn’t take even 12 hours to exceed the goal. Today I went and worked with my son Jim on a roofing job, and when I checked the PayPal on my phone, I was shocked by the generosity of readers. And seeing that my friend Pete Da Tech Guy got laid off from his job, I hit his tip jar. Hope you guys will, too.

 

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