Crosby, Stills and Nash Working with StampStampede Campaign to Rid Politics of Money

Crosby, Stills and Nash are continuing their effort to limit the amount of money that can be used in politics with a partnership with StampStampede.

StampStampede was created by Ben and Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen as part of a growing national movement to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution affirming that corporations are not people, and money is not free speech ... that, in fact, huge donations by corporations, Super Pacs, and the super wealthy drown out the voice of ordinary Americans.

"People have been fighting to get soft money out of politics for decades," says David Crosby . "The McCain-Feingold and Shays-Meehan bills are good examples—but the reform hasn't gone nearly far enough, and the stakes keep getting higher. We have to fight harder, and building public awareness is critical to make the necessary progress."

StampStampede is selling rubber stamps (sold at cost on their website) bearing campaign finance reform slogans that can be legally stamped onto paper currency. Among the slogans: "Not to be used for bribing politicians" and "Stamp the money out of politics," each with the tagline "Amend the constitution." "This is a petition on steroids," says Ben Cohen . "The average dollar that is stamped gets seen by over 800 people. If one person stamped five bills a day for a year, that would result in a million-and-a-half impressions. If 1,000 people did that, it would be a billion-and-a-half over the next 2-½ years. It's economic jiu jitsu—using money to get money out of politics."

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