To: Whom it may concern (in reply to one such person).
Re: Dr. Horowitz’s speaking fees.
Over the past few weeks I have been pretty good at responding to more than 3,000 e-mails I have received since leaving my office in January.
Moreover, everyday I receive approximately 150-200 additional mails many of which request my personal attention.
This plus updating our website, finishing four publishing projects, trying to move to the great Northwest, and fielding daily phone calls, it’s a wonder I’m able to do as much as I can.
You notice my family was not mentioned above.
My greatest longing is to spend more quality time with my children who are growing up so quickly I’m missing it.
It is for this reason primarily that I choose to demand an honorarium from my audiences. I’m giving up SO MUCH, that I know God does not want me to burn out or go broke. My honorariums are a way to weed out groups who are not really into working hard to carry my message of truth to the world.
I used to compromise my honorariums, needs, and integrity for people like yourself, who showed good-will and a desire to have me come. Last January, for example, one woman, from the Louisiana “Patriot” movement had me sacrifice a whole week of my time, drive more than 1,000 miles, and ship about 300 books at great cost, on her word and good-will. At the last minute she cancelled. It cost me about $10,000.
Therefore, my $750 fee is not unreasonable for an evening. Particularly when you consider I have needed to schedule it on a return trip from Paris to Seattle.
Also, if I compromise my needs for your group then I’ll have to do that for others. It’s not fair for anyone.
For people who can’t afford to have me come to speak I produced the video and audio programs. They can get these through local libraries and by calling toll free 800-336-9266.
I’ll speak to anyone who doesn’t violate these personal and professional needs. If I were to exclude groups, like you asked about, because of people’s false beliefs and misconceptions, then the illuminati has indeed won, and we might as well all go around killing each other right now.
Please let me know if my honorarium cannot be arranged. I have no problem with rescheduling or cancelling. My children and I could use the time together.
Best wishes and God bless,