In response to:

MSNBC: Damn These Conservatives for Trying to "Kill the Post Office"

NW-Res Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:42 PM
Jay P writes: "It's pretty amazing that for a group that's so adherent to the Constitution, they choose to ignore the fact that the postal service is written into that same document!" Funny, my copy of the constitution doesn't mention Postal Service, Mail, USPS or anything related to that service at all. Liberals are the best at making out and out lies to support their position, especially when they know nothing of the topic.
beowulfe Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:48 PM
Article one, section 8 says congress has the power to "establish post offices and post roads".
NW-Res Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:59 PM
Okay, thanks. But, I suppose if they have the power to establish them, then they have the power to decommission them. It doesn't say they have to exists.

There's a dastardly conspiracy afoot to shut down the United States Postal Service, Lefty screamer Ed Schultz has informed his MSNBC audience.  The culprits?  Republicans, match.  The USPS recently announced its decision to end Saturday mail service, an attempt to stanch its years-long budget bleeding; the federal entity lost $16 billion in 2012.  Though this move is only projected to save the Post Office roughly $2 billion annually, it's still an important nod to reality.  I discussed this issue on CNBC last night, where even the liberal panelist seemed to agree that major reductions are in order and...