Monthly Archives: August 2013

Could USPS Benefits Plan Be Model for Private Social Security?

Boy, some people in Washington really don’t want to give postal employees and retirees the benefits they’ve worked all their lives to accrue and are rightfully theirs. As we know, Congress has tried to essentially destroy the postal service by … Continue reading

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Curbside Mail Delivery Could Violate Universal Service

Proposals to end mail delivery to every address in the nation in favor of dumping mail by the curb or in other central locations could compromising the U.S. Postal Service’s Constitutional mandate to provide universal service to everybody. They’re also … Continue reading

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Delivering Liquor Won’t Save Postal Service

Just when you thought Congress couldn’t get any stupider comes a proposal that would let the USPS deliver liquor through the mails, something now prohibited by law. And this measure http://www.carper.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ID=b849c373-f6a3-4548-9bb4-a25b90e330a7 was cooked up by Sen. Thomas Carper (R-DE), Chairman … Continue reading

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