Tag Archives: 2016 Presidential Election

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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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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New Senate Postal Reform Bill Probably Dead on Arrival

Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) has introduced a new bill to ostensibly save the U.S. Postal Service from rack and ruin http://www.carper.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/a84f951e-448f-4ea4-b836-d077b5f28456/ipost-one-pager.pdf. I guess you’ve got to give Carper, a longtime postal reform advocate, some credit for trying. Too bad many … Continue reading

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USPS Said to Take Revenge on Some Slow Delivery Critics

Negative public reactions to U.S. Postal Service plant closures are growing so much that even the postal service is beginning to notice. In at least one recent case a local Congressman and some of his constituents suspect the agency is … Continue reading

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Conservative Think Tank Blasts USPS Delivery Cuts

It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service seems much more interested in building its package courier services right now than in boosting its regular plain mail delivery. Just look at the USPS’s latest quarterly financial report for the period … Continue reading

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USPS Publicly Poo-Poos Postal Banking Proposals

The U.S. Postal Service has been thrown on the defensive over a proposal to begin offering financial services to lower income people who banks generally avoid. You know that because the postal service has come out with a rare statement … Continue reading

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