Monthly Archives: February 2013

How Safe is the USPS in Light of Sequester Debacle?

By Larry Riggs Congress seems poised right now to let essential government services to be decimated by the so-called sequester cuts. If Congress allowed to get away with this– which it seems inevitable–why should we believe Congress will keep the … Continue reading

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USPS Should Stay Out of Garment Trade

By Larry Riggs The U.S. Postal Service is doing itself no favors when it comes up with ridiculous marketing ideas as it faces existential threats. The USPS lost $1.3 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31 http://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2013/pr13_021.htm and is in … Continue reading

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By Larry Riggs The U.S. Postal Service now thinks it can unilaterally stop delivering letter mail on Saturday http://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2013/pr13_019.htm without first getting the OK from Congress. According to Bloomberg News, the USPS is reinterpreting the law and believes it can … Continue reading

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USPS Shows Bias in Two at Least Two Proposed Closures

In the U.S. Postal Service’s zeal to close postal facilities and cut costs, it’s interesting to note which neighborhoods it’s targeting. In at least two cases in New York City, the USPS plans to shutter and/or sell off post offices … Continue reading

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