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U.S. Postal Carrier Union Hires Big Name Lobbyists

Make no mistake about it – USPS workers want a say in how the post office of the future will look. Understandable, given their jobs depend on it. But did anyone anticipate that the National Association of Letter Carriers (280,000 members) … Continue reading

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Postmaster Promises Leaner, Faster, Smarter USPS

Top Brass Lays Out Plan to Reverse USPS Downward Trend Tuesday’s annual National PCC Day marked the 50th Anniversary of the Postal Customer Council. The event is typically highlighted by a video simulcast of the Postmaster General, along with other … Continue reading

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Saving the USPS: The War on Capitol Hill

This Reuters article does a particularly good job of outlining the battles on Capitol Hill that will be fought on behalf of the USPS crisis.  In summary: The Democrats, led by President Obama’s plan, want to cut Saturday delivery, restructure … Continue reading

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Colbert Blames USPS’ Bad Business Model on Ben Franklin

Nobody puts it quite like Stephen Colbert.  Needless to say, his take on the USPS financial crisis is quite unique.  He devoted at least half of his show to the topic.  Enjoy his commentary below or read on for the … Continue reading

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Colbert asks ‘Why Should I Care if the USPS is Here or Not?’

Former postal worker, professor and author Dr. Phil Rubio offers Stephen Colbert two words as to why Americans should care if USPS deserves to continue to exist:  Universal Service. Stephen Colbert provided his quick-witted commentary:  “The post office is a … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Offers Brilliant Solution to the USPS Crisis

For those of you who do not follow The Colbert Report on Twitter, its host Stephen Colbert put in his two cents on solving the USPS financial crisis: @Stephenathome: Revenue problem, USPS? Have you considered mail trucks that are also … Continue reading

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