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In First World Countries Water, Electricity and Mail Must Flow

There have been some real life lessons in the past few days. One thing many of us relearned as it seems we have to at least once a year is that things get pretty primitive pretty fast without electricity. America … Continue reading

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Vote By Mail? What If There is No Post Office?

Very disturbing news coming out in recent days that the venerable US Postal Service (USPS) which has been on shaky financial legs since a 2006 law passed by a Republican congress and signed into law by George W. Bush forced the … Continue reading

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Will The Post Office Be Privatized Next Year?

Remember back in 2006 when a Republican Congress and a Republican president required the US Postal Service to pre-fund health care for retirees fo 75 years? Most of us thought it was crazy then and obviously set up to make … Continue reading

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Administration Trying To Gut Post Office?

Our Dear Leader often – very often – seems to act almost irrationally or motivated by what the latest Chiron scroll on the bottom of the screen of Fox News dictates him to do. One of his recent gambits has … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Put The Whole Budget Under The Pentagon

If there is one thing that is for sure in this country, it is that it is difficult to put each and everything into an exact pigeon hole. There is often a bits and pieces of something that maybe doesn’t … Continue reading

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Braley’s Post Office Bill Amendment Passed With Bipartisan Support

Today, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) released the following statement as the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform considers the Postal Reform Act, a bill that, in part, allows the Postal Service to move forward with plans to close … Continue reading

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Iowa Jobs, The Post Office And Terry Branstad.

We got yet another look into the workings of the mind of Terry Branstad last week. One day he takes out his line-item veto pen and undoes some work that the legislature battled and battled over before coming to an … Continue reading

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