For me, what matters most is Firedoglake’s coverage of LGBT issues, and the effort the blog has undertaken to cover the Prop 8 referendum and the subsequent historic efforts to overturn that civil rights rollback in federal court.
|By: Scarecrow Friday July 2, 2010 1:45 pm|
The folks at Firedoglake asked me to send out a huge collective hug and THANK YOU to all of you who have contributed to FDL’s fundraiser. They met their original goal of $50,000 by June 30, and extended the fundraiser a couple more days to allow FDL’s supporters to contribute through this weekend.
Those extra dollars will help FDL continue operating for a while and postpone the need for another fundraiser too soon. Because you know from other member-supported organizations (e.g., like your PBS stations), that they have to continue the torture until morale improves.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday July 1, 2010 3:29 pm|
Please join us tomorrow evening. It’s a great book, Barry is extraordinarily entertaining, and as a special bonus due to circumstances beyond my control, my dogs Katie and Lucy will be there too (don’t ask).
Barry Eisler will read from his new novel Inside Out at Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda, MD, at 7pm, Friday July 2. $5 from each book sold will go to support investigative journalism on firedoglake.com.
|By: Michael Whitney Tuesday June 29, 2010 4:00 pm|
Just moments ago, we met our goal of raising $50,000 for Firedoglake with 30+ hours to spare. This is amazing. More than 1100 people contributed an average of $42 to support Firedoglake’s independent progressive movement.
It’s really incredible: $50,000, ahead of schedule. To everyone who contributed, and anyone who supported us but couldn’t give: thank you. We can’t do this without you.
In fact, your outpouring of support has been so amazing that we’re setting a new goal and extending our deadline. It’s ambitious, but can you help us raise $60,000 by the end of the day on Friday?
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Tuesday June 29, 2010 11:40 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday June 28, 2010 9:44 am|
Volunteer labor can carry you only so far. We’ve achieved almost 2/3 of our goal to raise $50,000 by the end of June, money we will use to pay the writers, moderators, editors and technical people who work hard to produce FDL every day. And I’m asking for your help today to push us over the top.