And I can see why. Email is the way to go, folks. Last time I went to the post office, I stood in line for almost 2 hours. They are extremely inefficient, and they charge too damn much, compared to what I can do with other sources, such as email, and if I need to send a signed document to someone, FEDEX works nicely.The post office has been struggling with a sharp decline in mail volume as people and businesses switch to e-mail both for personal contact and bill paying. The agency is facing a nearly $7 billion potential loss this fiscal year, despite a 2-cent increase in the price of stamps in May, cuts in staff and removal of collection boxes.
So the USPS is losing lots of money? Easy way to rectify that. Cut the services to the bone, until it's level of services is commensurate with the public's interest in it's services. That's the way a free market works, and with changes in technology, businesses need to either adapt or
go underreceive billions in bailout money from the government that does absolutely nothing but drain our treasury. Here 'ya go, Mr. President - Another boondoggle for you to throw away my money on.
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