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But, you know, I do wonder sometimes, no, increasingly often, why I bother. Every day I am faced with hours of unpaid work and a stream of emails asking me for help. I always try to do what I can, given that there is only one of me. But when I ask for help? Forget it.
The subscription take-up for a paid-for newsletter - I say 'paid for' I mean the price of a single beer a month - has been, how shall I put it?, virtually non-existent. When it was free, wow, yes please. Now it's the price of a pint of beer a month for four newsletters, no thanks.
So if that's what they are considered to be worth - nothing - then why should I spend my time producing them while wondering if my basic bills will be covered at the end of the month and whether Davidicke.com can continue to exist in anything like its present form?
The response has made me reassess all that I have done and am doing because I am up to here with giving out with so little in return. People say they support me? Okay, where is it? I put out an appeal for help with the website and every single response - bar one - was looking to make serious money out of doing it.
The next newsletter will go out on Saturday/Sunday and if the take-up is not vastly increased, it will be the last one. And I am certainly not, given this wake-up call, going to spend my hours every day on the website any more if this is how much the information is valued. Why should I? I have a family to look after.
Thanks so much to those few who have responded, it is so much appreciated. But after nearly 20 years of giving out with so little return, enough is enough.
Originally posted by truth_hurts
but to have to pay for newsletters seems like money grabbing.
Originally posted by VelvetSplash
And the website has been down a couple of days, looks like he didn't pay the hosting bill!
why I bother. Every day I am faced with hours of unpaid work
Originally posted by welshslider
I for one will miss his site. The Headlines section was great to get some true news that they dont bother telling us on the mainstream news.
Does anyone have any news on whether his site is down for good?
If David Icke stops pushing his views out onto other people
especailly in the way he does
.....flase claims with little to no evidence to back it up....
at long last we might get more people looking into the New World Order.
His whole ideology, just like the other people who claim reptiles are rulling the world are doing so much more harm than good it isn't even funny anymore.
Originally posted by wecomeinpeace
This thread is an interesting contrast to all the cries that Alex Jones is deceptively making gazillions from selling his DVDs (which he encourages people to copy and redistribute), and from website subscription (which is only necessary to view certain content immediately it becomes available).
don't think so. From our interaction with him for the ATS Interview he seemed like a generally sincere and decent fellow. I'm no fan of his ideas and theories, but I can respect his effort and appreciate what seems like someone I'd enjoy a more than few pints with.