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    Morning Bell: Is the Postal Service Doomed?

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat is supposed to stop the United States Postal Service (USPS) from delivering mail, but can it be saved from mounting debt, plummeting volume, and the not-so-slow-motion postal train wreck coming quickly down the road? Last week, the USPS barely avoided default when Congress extended the … More

    With Pensions Threatened, Postal Workers Union Goes on Offense

    The Postmaster General is warning that a postal budget crisis could cause mail delivery to be consolidated to just three days a week. Meanwhile, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) is trying to convince lawmakers—and taxpayers—to keep all its union jobs. The APWU’s new radio ad airing in Washington, D.C., … More

    Businessman-Turned-Lawmaker Has a Plan to Save U.S. Postal Service

    Rep. Darrell Issa knows a thing or two about running a successful business. Before winning his seat in Congress, the California Republican turned a troubled company into a profitable enterprise that manufactured car alarms for the world’s most well-known carmakers. Issa is now turning his attention to saving the long-troubled … More

    USPS Loses Another $2.2 Billion: What Congress Can Do

    Is the end near for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)? Things have been pretty glum over the past few years, as the government-owned organization has reported loss after loss. The latest hit? A whopping $2.2 billion for the second quarter. That follows a loss in fiscal year 2010 of some … More

    Obamacare: The "Post Office" of Health Care Plans

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XTi-WdOu2s&eurl=http://hotair.com/archives/2009/08/11/obama-government-health-care-will-be-like-um-the-post-office/&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] At his orchestrated townhall event today, President Obama defended the notion that his government-run public health care plan wouldn’t crowd out private insurers by referencing the symbiotic relationship between UPS, Fedex and the Post Office. Bad timing Mr. President. On Friday, the New York Times Business Section actually called … More