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Dog Treat Purveyor - the dogs made me put this one up. As unpaid "interns" they work for treats. Even though they are not strict constructionists when it comes to the Constitution, they suggested a sinking fund to offset their expenses. $3 per month will keep them in the peanut butter and apple cookies they like, and keep them from subverting the founding documents of the nation. 

Branch of Government Bribery Fund - as long as these are for sale, we should consider buying them. If we had our own bought and paid-for representatives in Congress or our own man or woman in the White House, maybe we could finally start getting America's proverbial car out of the proverbial ditch. $5 a month is a start. 

Contributors at this level will get bonus episodes (mostly me ranting on those times where my wife is out of town or I'm feeling brave and watch the news despite a stern spousal warning) and early access to upcoming episodes of the show. 

And if we raise enough, maybe a pliable Congressman. Everyone else is doing it. Why not us?

Belgium Conquest Expeditionary Force - as it turns out, conquering Belgium isn't going to be as easy as the Germans made it look on their way to France. We're going to need quite a lot of logistical support. 

It's not cheap, but it needs to be done. Chip in $7 a month and get early access to new episodes, bonus content and live Q&A sessions with me. 

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