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Update: This contest ended on Saturday, November 7th. Thanks to the many of you who supported us in it! Donations made here will still get to us, but they won't count toward the contest. Those wishing to support us can also do so via our regular donation page at

Dear Reformer:

Our organization, (DRCNet), is a participant in "America's Giving Challenge," a contest to help nonprofits by offering prizes ranging from $500 to $50,000 to those who receive the largest number of donations through the "Causes" program by November 7 (TOMORROW). The key is not the size of the donation -- Causes will accept any gift of $10 or more, and any gift no matter how large or small counts equally in the contest. Supporters can make donations that count in the contest up to once a day.

Please donate today to help win this much-needed funding -- -- Causes is linked in to Facebook too, and that means you can help by asking your friends on Facebook to donate to in the Challenge too.

But don't just ask your friends to donate, as important as that is. Write your friends to tell them how important it is to reform drug policy and eventually end prohibition itself. Send them this week's issue of our Drug War Chronicle newsletter. Ask them to watch our video about abusive SWAT Raids. Tell them why you feel the drug war is wasteful and unjust and bad for our country. If you've donated -- through the Challenge today or in the past -- tell them that, it will make a difference.

Again, the amount of your donation is less important for this contest than the fact that you are giving through the contest. (Of course the larger the gift, the more it will help us directly, but the small gifts add up too.) And even if we don't end up winning, but come close, thousands of people giving money to their favorite nonprofits may see us in the runner-up list and come to check us out and join our cause too. So please visit today, or by November 7 the latest, to support in America's Giving Challenge.

Remember that we do what we can from Washington, but in the end it's YOU who represents the cause of stopping the drug war -- to your friends, on Facebook, in your community. If all of us come together, we can win -- not just in the Giving Challenge, but in the court of public opinion and then in Congress.

Thank you!


David Borden, Executive Director

P.S. If you'd rather not participate in the Challenge, but would still like to donate to us, you can do so here.

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hooray for money

Borden writes:
"Also, the "entire comments page" that we supposedly censored remains on our site in full. So there you go -- s/he didn't even bother to check if her/his attempt to trick me using fake names into deleting his/her posts had worked, before making a public posting about it."

So where are they? They are not anywhere because you deleted them all. You are a shameless con.

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they're in issue 605

They're on the copy where you posted them, jackass, issue 605:

I don't mind putting in the link -- it's pretty funny how you try to fake a second identity but aren't smart enough to pull it off.

By the way, there's been only one comment posted in reply in the forum you linked to, and it suggests that people support our site because we're against the drug war.

David Borden, Executive Director the Drug Reform Coordination Network
Washington, DC

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