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NOM Raises Pathetic Fraction Of $100K Fundraising Goal

Last time we checked, the National Organization for Marriage’s campaign to raise $100,000 by getting $1 for every new Facebook “like” and Twitter follower had only raised $598. The campaign ends today. So how did they do?

Ha ha. Horribly.

According to Jeremy Hooper at Good As You, NOM raised a whopping $1,229. That’s right, they could only find 1,229 people to like or follow their anti-gay status updates—a handful of those had to be friends that Maggie Gal and Busta’ Brown guilt-tripped into doing it. Someone might wanna tell NOM that Americans from almost every religious denomination support gay rights more than they do.

So continues the dinosaur’s slow march to the boneyard.

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           Sep 1, 2011
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  • 14 Comments
    • Akula
      Akula

      AWWWW that won’t even be enough to buy them doughnuts for the week. Maybe they need to pray more.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 9:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GreatGatsby2011
      GreatGatsby2011

      Hahahaha!! And NOH8 easily got the 100,000 “likes” they needed to get a $10,000 donation from the Montgomery-Duban family. If NOM doesn’t realize that America isn’t behind them after this, they’re just delusional. They are a dying breed.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 10:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • xander
      xander

      Talk about your wake up call: It’s time for Maggie Srivastav-Gallagher and Brian Bigneck Brown to switch to another, more profitable cause.

      Since they’ll soon be needing new work, and they’re both catholics and on the payroll from the mormons and the papists, I’m wagering they’ll end up amongst the rad ninnies against contraception, ‘illegal’ immigrants, or the reality of global warming.

      That’s precisely where these nutters belong.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 10:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Elloreigh
      Elloreigh

      If nothing else, this serves to illustrate why it’s important that NOM be forced to comply with the law that they’ve been heretofore scoffing at, refusing to divulge any information about their funding. Clearly it’s not coming from any kind of grass roots organizing, but is instead being bankrolled by a few faceless, wealthy individuals (or perhaps the LDS church?).

      Sep 1, 2011 at 11:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Robert in NYC
      Robert in NYC

      Elloreigh, NOM has two appeals I believe against disclosure of its donor list. Until those appeals have been heard, we won’t know anything. I wish hacktivists Anonymous could break into their database and retrieve it. I’m surprised Louis Marinelli who broke away from NOM to support marriage equality doesn’t have any information as to who the big donors are. I’m almost certain LDS and Roman cult are on the A list and some other well known coporations. It makes no sense though why NOM could be allowed to appeal the court ruling to disclose. Apparently, under section 501(c) 4 of the IRS code for nonprofits, a corporation must divulge it’s donor list to the public upon request if donations for individuals exceed $1000 or more and for corporations $5000+.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 1:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      So about the same success as meeting their weight-loss goals?

      NOM. Nauseating Obese Morons.™

      Sep 1, 2011 at 3:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jollysocks
      Jollysocks

      What the fuck does Captain Picard have to do with this?

      Sep 1, 2011 at 4:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      The fact that they can’t get donations just proves that the Mormon Church has been illegally funding their activities.

      An organization that can’t even raise $100,000 has been spending millions on TV ads.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Skeloric
      Skeloric

      Jollysocks, the “Captain Picard Facepalm” is an internet meme.
      It pretty much is shorthand for “I do not want to see the stupid thing I saw” (or similar) when applied to something.
      Its a meme began at originally at 4-Chan, I think but cannot be certain.
      http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FacePalm
      Try the link to read more.

      Sep 1, 2011 at 10:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      The old Queerty was offered money by the Mormon church to stop running stories about them.

      The fact that the Mormon funding connection to NOM in the new Queerty is curious. Has the new Queerty accepted the payout?

      Sep 1, 2011 at 11:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      The old Queerty was offered money by the Mormon church to stop running stories about them.

      The fact that the Mormon funding connection to NOM in the new Queerty is is never mention is curious. Has the new Queerty accepted the payout?

      Sep 1, 2011 at 11:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chris
      Chris

      @Jollysocks:
      I think the Picard is is soley for the “face palm”, nothing to do with TNG.

      Sep 2, 2011 at 9:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chris
      Chris

      @Jollysocks:
      I think the Picard is is solely for the “face palm”, nothing to do with TNG.

      Sep 2, 2011 at 9:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • claymon
      claymon

      leave captain picard alone!

      Sep 4, 2011 at 6:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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