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A Post-Post Office World

SdAufKla Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 3:36 PM
I don't think that I'm anti-government, but I sure am anti-waste-my-tax-money-overpaying-union-postal workers-to-stuff-my-rural-mailbox-with-advertising- that-should-cost-more-to-deliver. Unfortunately, the prog-libs and Dems have made every reasonable effort to reform any government program an all-or-nothing fight to the death. It's the Democratic party that has a government death wish, since ultimately change will happen and according to them, that means programs must be eliminated - not reformed.

Even parts of government that look like a business never get run with the efficiency of a business. Just look at the post office.

They buy commercials and tout their services the way private businesses do. They offer a service that customers want.

But a real business can't get away with losing billions every year. (I guess in the era of bailouts, I should say shouldn't get away with it.) The post office lost $16 billion last year, despite having all sorts of advantages that most private businesses don't have.

They have a near monopoly on first-class mail delivery. You want...

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