Unsurprisingly, those many hundreds of you who have generously joined the call to DONATE TO REASON RIGHT THE HELL NOW have taken full advantage of the donation form's call to leave "comments, suggestions, or questions." For instance, several of you sent in some variations on the following:
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From your mouth to our ears–we now have Paypal as an option, thanks.
Let's get to some other comments, but first I'm pretty sure we can't play this original Al Sharpton video enough:
More from the suggestions box:
Put more orange on the site!
Bring back reason.tv talk shows, please!
Create a simple comments rating system. People with accounts can click a check mark, or minus sign, or smiley, whatever; marking each comment as "helpful," or "useless" or "funny" or "abusive." (or just use the 5 star system). Then we could sort the comments by rating and read the good ones first.
Please stop the threaded comments. Please.
Keep the Lobster Girl. Next time expand into Lobster Girls and I will donate more. Love you videos. Keep up the great work as we need you more than ever. Cheers.
Not sure I know (or want to know) what "expand into Lobster Girls" means, but I would note that we are now just 130 or so donations short from the goal of saving LG from a certain death. Click the clicky to keep crustaceans kissed!
Some of your political musings:
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Seem to be really soft on Obama/Pelosi. I guess you want to be "reasonable".
Up the punks!
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