The past couple of months have been a bit rough here at the old blog. Traffic had increased to the point where the blog was experiencing regular auto-suspensions by my hosting provider. So much so, I was forced to bump up to a hosting solution with more bandwidth, which costs money—several hundred dollars worth, to be exact.
We’re now on a new server. So hopefully things will run a bit smoother now. I gotta tell ya, over the past several months I’ve struggled with keeping the blog going. But I wrote all about that already.
What I really want to focus on here is the fact that a very generous individual donated $200.00 to the blog. I was shocked. Donations are far and few between here. But $200.00? That’s what I would call an “elevated” level of support! For somebody to reach into their wallet and pull out 200 bucks and hand to me is humbling, to say the least!
Needless to say, I have profusely thanked this individual and even offered them free advertising on the blog. But they just politely declined and expressed appreciation for all my web scouring, for lack of a better term. I’m just blown away by this sort of generosity, and it paid a good chunk of the move to the new server. Of course, not to sound greedy, but TRP can you use the support right now.
So, you know who you are! I just had to give you public shout out and let others know that there really are some very kind, generous souls in this old world. Thanks again!
Not only did this individual offer an elevated level of support for TRP, but they enlightened me to an interesting fact.
Now, I’ve always been a big fan of The People’s Cube. I knew it was satire. But the owner of the site, Oleg Atabasian, was a former Russian writer and “agitprop” illustrator for the communist party. He knows progressives intimately! It can take the unsuspecting a while to realize it’s all a spoof. Lots of talented PhotoShop people and writers. The secret of the site is their declaration:
At The People’s Cube, we do NOT equate all “liberals” with communists. The purpose of this website is to pick up “liberal” hitchhikers and give them a ride to the communist wonderland – the inevitable end result of their “well-meaning” policies.
Ah, yes. We will attempt to do the same!