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About Those Postal Retiree Health Benefits

RAY USA Wrote: Apr 14, 2012 10:16 PM
I guess you never met a cause that taxpayer money shouldn't fix.
Pat299 Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 3:22 AM
Or government's belief that you can solve any problem by setting up a committee to study it and throwing more money at it.

While Congress is busy trying to figure out how it’s going to continue screwing up the U.S. Postal Service, postal expert Michael Schuler has been busy analyzing the reasons why it’s so screwed up to begin with. Last week, Michael released a paper on congressional micromanagement of the USPS. A new paper looks at the complicated and controversial topic of postal retiree health benefits.

A common claim made by the postal unions and other defenders of the unsustainable status quo is that the USPS would be a-okay if a 2006 law hadn’t required the postal service to...

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