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USPS Just Can’t Keep Paring Essential Services

True to form, the U.S. Postal Service said it intends to diminish conventional mail delivery service to newly built homes going forward and, apparently, hopes nobody will notice. To justify this service reduction the USPS is trotting out its usual … Continue reading

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Libertarian Group Misunderstands USPS Function

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Libertarian Group Misunderstands USPS Function

Do we need the U.S. Postal Service or is the nation’s oldest and more reliable public institution hopelessly outmoded in an age of instantaneous electronic communication? On one hand, you’ve got Frederick Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Service Well Worth Fighting For

At last somebody recognizes the value and tradition of the public post office and how it kept the country together—and really still does. In a new book, author Winifred Gallagher outlines how the U.S. Post Office began by keeping the … Continue reading

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USPS Should Stay Away From Bitcoin Technology

One of the stupidest ideas to save the U.S. Postal Service has just come to pass: to develop a digital currency modeled on Bitcoin (https://www.bitcoin.com). Trouble is this idea comes not from the USPS itself but the office of the … Continue reading

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Rural Postmasters Blasted for Large Salaries

Postmasters in small rural towns are making top salaries, sometimes much more than their counterparts in larger cities. According to a recent survey reported in Linn’s Stamp News, postmasters in small towns often in the middle of nowhere sometimes with … Continue reading

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Does ‘Secret’ USPS Memo Say Anything New?

Evidence keeps mounting that the U.S. Postal Service is planning to go private and wants to do so as secretly as possible. Last July the National Labor Relations Board ruled that The USPS’s contract to sell postal products through Staples … Continue reading

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