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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Oh I 100% agree with you, there. I hate the USPS. Their package tracking is laughable and their reliability is mediocre at best.

    I prefer FedEx over anyone. They seem to be the most reliable - at least to me.
    UPS for me, USPS is terrible.
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    It's always funny to see conservatives complain about the free market...
    That is the dead last thing those referring to themselves as "conservatives" these days are about.

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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    It depends on where you live:

    From the article:

    Bezos runs Amazon, which is primarily a shipping business. It relies on the U.S. Postal Service to deliver two-thirds of its packages. In many places now, it locates a depot near a post office, presorts the packages, and delivers them to the post office. The Postal Service, which has a monopoly on last-mile delivery, does the rest.

    Mine come UPS, also.
    That right there is funny. Nobody else WANTS to take the "last-mile delivery" business of many addresses in the US because there's no profit in it. That's part of the reason why the USPS loses money. That, and they have to pre-fund hundreds of millions in retirement benefits.
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    It's always funny to see conservatives complain about the free market...
    There are “free markets” and there are “subsidized markets”. Amazon is getting a legal, unexpected subsidy of taxpayer largesse.
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    There are “free markets” and there are “subsidized markets”. Amazon is getting a legal, unexpected subsidy of taxpayer largesse.
    Hey who said if you can get around the system, then that's smart?
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by Critter7r View Post
    That right there is funny. Nobody else WANTS to take the "last-mile delivery" business of many addresses in the US because there's no profit in it. That's part of the reason why the USPS loses money. That, and they have to pre-fund hundreds of millions in retirement benefits.
    We simply cannot have workers in america living in any kind of economic security after a lifetime of work which makes the system go. But not to worry, we've also just deregulated the nursing home industry wherein patients will have no recourse in the face of maltreatment. That might get in the way of someone’s profit.

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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    I have never gotten an amazon package from the postal service
    They do that on our rural postal route - we call it Amazon Sunday.
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    Hey who said if you can get around the system, then that's smart?
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton Lum View Post
    As long as it arrives as it should, I am for paying fellow americans wages they can live on. But the postal service should never come under corporate state control just like the food an water supply should ever come under corporate state control. You folks are going to have to become satisfied with wage suppression and economic manipulation to subdue the masses.
    You folks? The post office could die tomorrow and I wouldn't give a ****.

    Fedex and UPS delivery drivers make pretty good money.
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    Re: For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    You folks? The post office could die tomorrow and I wouldn't give a ****.

    Fedex and UPS delivery drivers make pretty good money.

    I don’t know any FedEx drivers, but all the UPS drivers I have met are dues paying Teamsters.
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