I, like millions of other Americans and no doubt a whole lot of Stampers, suffer from sciatica – the lower back pain that shoots down your legs. I, your Head Stamper, don’t suffer from your normal run of the mill sciatica, either. I’ve got the super version– lumbar stenosis/spondylolisthesis. No matter: pretty much all sciatica… Read more

Help Stamp Money Out of Politics While Getting Your Veggies

One of my favorite places to spend my Stamp Stampede money is at the farmer’s market. We all know we should be eating less processed and fast food, so I propose you visit your local farmers’ market every week and spend as many one dollar and five dollar bills as you can. Many of the… Read more

JOHN’s Ratio

Eureka! Stamper JOHN proved that the more stamped bills you have in circulation, the better chance you’ll have of someone reporting your bill.  We’ve named it John’s Ratio. “My first report was after stamping 200 bills,” JOHN said, “the second came after stamping another 166. That’s 1/183.” JOHN has tracked every stamped bill and charted the ratio between the number of bills… Read more

Democracy Reform on the Ballot in 2018 Election

Across the country, millions of voters will have a chance to weigh-in on reforms to fix our democracy in the 2018 Election. Here are a few statewide ballot measures that we’re watching at the Stampede. Question 2 in Massachusetts This Act establishes a non-partisan Citizens Commission to advance the policy of Massachusetts in favor of amending… Read more

The Stampede is Hiring in Brunswick, Maine!

We’re excited to announce that the Stamp Stampede is expanding and we’re looking to hire staff based in Brunswick, ME.  If you’re interested or know someone who would be a good fit, please send cover letters and resumes to Ashley McCurry at AshleyaMcCurry@gmail.com. Please include “Stamp Stampede” in the subject line. POSITION: Program Coordinator About the… Read more

Stamping Money Out of Politics at the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly

Looking for inspiration in dark times? Stamper UUCU attended the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly last weekend in Kansas City, he brought stamping stations and thousands of dollars in stamped $1 bills to make change with vendors.  Dozens of vendors stepped up and helped to spread the message and build demand for a constitutional amendment to… Read more

Words of Wisdom from the GURU Wizard

GURU is the #2 Stamper in the country and a regular source of inspiration, support, and advice for the Stampede.  Here are some of the latest tips for fellow stampers. Stamper Tips from GURU Tip #1 If you use Uber, Lift, or one of the other ridesharing services as I do you may appreciate that… Read more

100,000 Stampers! The Beginning of the End of Big Money Corruption

Yes, there’s a big party in Boulder, CO tomorrow for Stamper #100,000, but it’s really a celebration of Stampers #1 thru Stamper #99,999— you’re the ones who got us to where we are today.  Especially those early Stampers that joined us on faith. Before stamping was cool. Thank you for being there with us.  For your… Read more

Stamping Tips from Game Changers

Stamper GRPH passed Ben (Ben1) and Jerry (STMP) on the leaderboard yesterday with over 221 stamped bill sightings in less than 4 months — the fastest rising stamper to date.  So, Jerry emailed him to learn his secret, his answer could be a game changer for the Stampede. “My secret is to not limit myself… Read more

Big Victories in Wisconsin As Nine More Communities Vote to Amend the U.S. Constitution

Congratulations to Wisconsin United to Amend and the amazing volunteers who helped with these victories.  This is another demonstration of the widespread, cross-partisan support for a Constitutional amendment to end the influence of big money in politics.  Madison, WI (April 4, 2018) – On Tuesday, April 3rd, Wisconsin residents in nine communities voted to amend the… Read more