Category Archives: Democratic Party Platform

New CA Post Office Belies Movement to Cut Services, Facilities

Despite the plethora of post office closings and since 2011 sometimes there appears to be some good news pointing in the opposite direction. Case in point: in Woodland Hills, CA, near Los Angeles, the U.S. Postal Service has signed an … Continue reading

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Banking Could Strengthen Core USPS Services

Now Hillary Clinton seems to be embracing the idea that U.S. Postal Service could begin offering financial services can we believe her? With the Democratic Presidential nomination wrapped up she may be able to ignore many campaign platform ideas put … Continue reading

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Pence Likely Hostile to Postal Workers

To cap off his extremist Paleolithic platform and views GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump has chosen as his running mate a man who wants to gut the federal workforce. One can only shudder at what Indiana Governor Mike Pence may … Continue reading

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Will Democrats Keep Postal Planks in Platform?

The draft of the Democratic platform calls for maintaining a public postal service, restoring previous service levels and eliminating “the unsustainable” $5.5 billion a year obligation to pre-pay the healthcare costs of future retirees and even offering new financial services … Continue reading

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