Has anyone just not gotten their campaign stickers/merch?

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I’ve donated a bunch of times the campaign has had a drive for stickers or Bernie’s books, and while that isn’t my main reason for donating, I wonder why I’ve never gotten any of them.

My address and everything is correct on ActBlue. I was wondering if anyone else has just not gotten anything they were supposed to, or if I have a political mailman intercepting stuff from the campaign (unlikely but possible).

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I just phonebanked for 15 minutes – my very first time! Join me and spend just a few minutes calling California and helping Senator Sanders become President!

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“The greater the belief that participation in the political process doesn’t make a difference, the more likely it is that people will give up hope that we can ever attain a just society and a decent standard of living” – Bernie Sanders ‘Outsider in the White House’

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Bernei needs to be more upfront about how his programs are going to be enacted and be direct with his answers. Only then can he stand out compared to politicians like Warren who try to veil their programs just so they seem “not so extreme”

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In the debate, the moderator asked Bernie if he was going to raise taxes to help fund his programs, something no other candidate was asked, making it seem like only his programs would require a change in taxes. Regardless of how it was only targeted at him, he stumbled with his answers. He was not willing to directly say that,"Yes the programs will be paid for by increasing the taxes of everyone, but more for the rich than the poor." I believe that he needs to be more upfront about everything that his programs entail. This will make him seem like the honest one among a group of dishonest politicians who say anything and everything to get elected. Also, there will no longer be ground for criticizing his programs as "some socialist fairyland dream" and make them seem legitimate. He can also distinguish himself more from Warren (who he gets couched together with often) and expose how she has been advocating the same program in a sly manner just so she doesn't scare off people with irrational fear of a socialist takeover.

He should get the message of FDR out more and be more articulate in interviews and debates of how "other politicians want to enact the programs that he envisioned for America but without them costing a penny." RFK's answer when he was asked by a person from the crowd during his presidential run a out how his programs would be paid for also resonates. "From your pockets" was his simple yet profound honest answer.

If he does this, I believe it won't be difficult to topple all the phonies that share the stage with him.

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Patriotic Match-Me: I Just Donated $5 Dollars. Will you Match-Me? (Or donate any amount you want.) Match-Me in honor of the truth that “all Men are created equal”

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I just donated $ 5 to Bernie, but I forgot to use the reddit link. Lol I am new to reddit, so I am still learning how to use it. I created my reddit account yesterday and this is my second post ever. My first post was yesterday and it was a Match-Me for Pete Buttigieg. Bernie and Pete are the only candidates that I have ever donated to.

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Just wondering about the troops

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Why doesn’t Sanders mention his support for the troops when he’s running for president? I mean, I was there in 2014-2015 and he never mentioned them once that I can remember. How does he feel about all these guys coming back from war and getting crap at the VA? If we’re willing to send them to war, why aren’t we willing to take care of them when they get home?

Legit question. Sorry if this has already been covered but I feel like it needs more attention.

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Pretty sure I’m going to vote for Bernie, but I have problems with his student loan forgiveness policy. I’m a veteran and worked very hard/suffer from physical disability to earn my education. Will I or should I be compensated some way? Or am I just being selfish for thinking that?

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I just want people's opinions on this because it's honestly my biggest struggle with his policy. I have student loan debt, so this policy would help me, but I feel like I'll be cheated out of my GI bill benefits.

Edit: I appreciate these comments so far. I still plan on voting for Bernie as we need change in our country.

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Just some thoughts this go round and things I’d like to see in this sub

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I was here for all of 2015/2016 and I see/feel a difference in this sub this time around.

I know it's early – BUT- the volunteering has BEGUN and needs to amp up. I don't come in here nearly as often as I did the last time because most of what I see is the same polls, memes, articles being talked about. I check in once a day – scan – and pretty much leave the sub.

Volunteering or poll posts barely get commented on or upvoted.

The MoveOn straw poll happened and Warren beat out Bernie big time- I didn't even see it posted here (maybe it was, but if so, it didn't make it to the front page that I saw)…..last time we were all over these things. Granted I didn't know about the poll, found it in my spam folder too late – BUT- I did post about the WFP – working families party Poll last week and it got 2 comments and like hardly any upvotes. These polls may seem silly – but they are used on social media and the news to gauge support. Warren cleaned our clock with MoveOne….and these are also important because these orgs ENDORSE. Last time both MoveOn and WFP endorsed Bernie – and were a BIG help in trying to get him elected. We need orgs like this when we are fighting so many other establishment Pacs. People pushed that silly straw poll from DailyKos like crazy – because they can't stand the guy running it, and it's talked about on MSM – But they don't endorse/help – orgs like MoveON and WFP DO.

Also- would love to see the mods push volunteering a bit more. Did you know the Bernie dialer is already up and running? We are already phonebanking into early states like Iowa, NH AND California…..can we get the link across the top of the page again? Have contests and such like before to get people to start volunteering and stop just talking about Biden and Warren? It was a lot of fun watching the red dots ping across the Bernie dialer map and having it light up.

Would also be cool to see like the new Bernie App link at the top that volunteers created (available for iPhone on iTunes right now – android coming soon) and the Bern App as well….maybe start a competition of some sorts for people to get into using the Bern app – whoever gets the most peer-to-peer canvasing points in a given time gets a cool flair?

I also haven't been seeing hardly any money bombs being organized on here….the last one was I think when Biden announced? This is the largest platform of Bernie supporters and we can make a big difference if we are strategic and use this for more than looking at the most recent poll and speculating if AOC is going to endorse Sanders.

I'm not saying we can't have fun but man it really is upsetting when I see Harry and Nate Silver on Twitter basically laughing at Bernie because Warren won a MoveOn poll that Bernie should have cleaned up on (Nate was delighted to point this out)

Anyway – just my 2 cents…I run a local Bernie group here on the ground – and it's hard and time consuming….and trying to even just get people to RSVP to the debate watch party is like pulling teeth. We need to be promoting the important stuff. Many on the ground aren't even paying attention right now. It's the best time to get them engaged. We can do that, if we organize on here – and get ourselves out into the streets/on the phones.

Mods…we need to shift this place into Volunteer mode…these next few months are going to go FAST – and we need to put this army into action now – Biden is still leading in the polls, Warren is getting pushed in the MSM – so we all are it…it's US that will make it so Bernie wins.

(and thank you to those I have seen posting about volunteering and tabling and such – I have seen some of those posts and try to comment/upvote them as much as I can)

Ok- end of rant – please don't be mad at me – I want this to be a fun place too – but man – we need to get our butts moving is all I'm saying.

*Edited for spelling/grammar corrections.

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