If the money wasted on RMN had been sent to Sheriff Richard Mack, or any one of a dozen other courageous activists the world could be different today. Instead, it was wasted.
Rayelan no longer does even one radio show and she does not either research or write articles and she does not do much of anything but write panhandling pleas to the Readers to go to RMN to read the content stolen from legitimate sites.
Since the 'archive' disappeared when it appeared it could be used as evidence of fraud related to the Family Campground there is no reason Rayelan, or Hobie-Jeff Gordon-Zapper, should not take a few minutes and move RMN over to Blogger. All of those nasty bills for Rumor Mill News would then go away. Many people are consolidating their business now, and even though Rumor Mill is more Money Business than real, they can follow the same business strategy and so stop taking advantage of the poor Readers.
Rayelan was 'living like a pauper' because she stupidly borrowed money, on top of what she had from insurance, to put too many upgrades into her house in Watsonville and then could not pay the resulting loans.
Never Surrender, AKA Angel, could not have been missing many meals from what I have seen since 2011. And Rayelan always had Social Security and other income she does not mention from her MLMs.
Rayelan was paid by the State of California to care for her mother, so that was not a loss to her.
Ask yourself, seriously, what do you think Rayelan and Hobie-Jeff Gordon-Zapper have accomplished for freedom, transparency and the good of the world?
Posted By: Rayelan
Date: Sunday, 11 January 2009, 11:48 p.m.
Date: Sunday, 11 January 2009, 11:48 p.m.
I have been so busy with the radio show that I forgot to remind everyone that the first of the month is always slow for donations... but I have to have at least $750.00 by the 9th to pay for the server.
You can see that we are about $500.00 short of that figure.
One of my Christmas guests told me that I don't ask for enough to cover everything and I live from month to month like a pauper, literally fishing out change from the couch to even buy food.
Yes... that is the way I live. Zapper and NeverSurrender live this way too.
Most of the money that Rumor Mill News makes goes back into Rumor Mill News. The three of us survive on less than you can imagine each month.
My Christmas guest told me that our readers don't want the 3 of us living in poverty just so we can continue to bring you Rumor Mill News.
He told me that I set my Chipin too low. Last month I did set it low. I figured it was Christmas and no one would be wanting to help RMN when they had presents to buy for friends and family.
I set it for $3,000 this month. If we make that, I will take it down and put Zapper's hospital Chipin back up.
Those of us who write for RMN or work at RMN do not do so because of money. If I were rich, I would never ask for a dime from anyone... I would pay for this out of my own pocket... like I did for most of the early years for RMN.
But after my husband, David died, and I had to quit work to become my mother's fulltime caregiver, I didn't have his income or my teacher's salary to pay for RMN... so I had to start asking for money. But I failed to ask for enough each month... and my credit cards quickly maxxed out.
That's where I am right now. My credit cards are all at their limit, and if I don't raise at least $550.00 by the 12th, the charge for the server will bounce.
If you love RMN... Please chipin!! The 19th is the day the server is charged to the credit card. If you see a dark site on the 20th... you will know we didn't make it in time.
Posted By: Zapper
Date: Wednesday, 7 January 2009, 2:53 a.m.
I am very grateful to the 37+ people who have contributed toward the paying of my hospital bill.
I have tried to email personally each one who contributed. I hope I have not left anyone out. If I have, forgive me, and you are included here:
THANK YOU VERY MUCH. :-)
Though the bill is far from paid, I have taken down the ChipIn for it. The reason is simple.
RAYELAN NEEDS YOUR HELP TO PAY THE SERVER HOSTING COST. AND SHE NEEDS IT SOON.
So let us focus on her at this time and on the need to help her keep Rumor Mill News online.
I think she would have mentioned this need herself by now, but she is feeling sad and is working very hard following tangodog's passing.
tangodog had been handling a number of things on her behalf. He is not here to do it now. Those chores have fallen to Rayelan to do for the time being in addition to everything else that she does.
All of us who think of RMN as home thank you. :-)