Tag Archives: USPS

Dismantling Mail Sorters A Metaphor For Dismantling Democracy?

Donald Trump is a person who has been catered to all his life. Many people and institutions have had opportunity to stop his illegal and immoral activities but in 73 years no one has. Not his parents, not banks, not … Continue reading

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Take Loebsack’s Post Office Survey!!

Urgent message from Rep. Dave Loebsack: The creed of the United States Postal Service, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” is currently under attack. Recent … Continue reading

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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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Killing The “Public” Entity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the old political saying goes. Lord knows we have a huge crisis in front of us. Had we had any kind of even substandard leadership, the US may have been able to … Continue reading

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Save The Post Office From Trump’s Path Of Destruction

Blog for Iowa has been posting about Republicans trying to dismantle the Post Office since before it was popular.  The evil GOP has been trying to close post offices for the past decade. Check out our previous articles about their … 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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Christie Vilsack In Dead Heat

Good news reported on dailykos.com Friday: Christie Vilsack and Steve King (maker of real nightmares) are in what is essentially a dead heat. This of course means that Mr. King is on a trend of losing considerable support over the past … Continue reading

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