Category Archives: USPS

No, The Postal Service Is Not DOOMED!

More stellar reporting from the Washington Post. Here’s a very foolish thing in a story about the U.S. Postal Service (‘USPS’; boldface mine): But the Postal Service, which has lost billions of dollars each year since 2006, has shown no … Continue reading

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Neither Rain, Nor Snow…

Observed on Q Street, near Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Post Office: Doing Fine. Congress: Still Dumber Than a Sack of Hammers

Despite what some technobrats might have you think, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is actually still functioning. That might come as a surprise, since USPS is running a $5 billion deficit–supposed prima facie evidence that it’s outdated and irrelevant. One … Continue reading

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Deficits and the Post Office

There is ongoing faux concern over the finances of the Post Office–it is running deficits because the Congress has passed ludicrous pre-funding retirement requirements (no private business could meet these requirements). But it’s worth remembering that the U.S. government actually … Continue reading

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