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America’s largest employer??

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Two years ago, the United States Postal Service raised first class rates from 41 to 42 cents and cited a $3 billion budget shortfall.

Last year, postage rates increased from 42 to 44 cents, citing the need to close a $6 billion deficit.

Now plans are to raise by another 2 cents — to 46¢ — and it’s tied to a $7 billion deficit. They predict the increase will allow them to whittle this to $4.7 billion but what do you bet they need 48¢ a stamp next year to stave off an $8 billion digger?

This is like a man insisting that if you continue to date him, his herpes will become less severe.

These last two rate increases left USPS in more than twice as bad shape as it started so it’s reasonable to think that a few more of these and there may be real trouble. It’s time to consider that maybe these people aren’t very good at this.


So the plan is to drop Saturday delivery, this they say will save $3 billion per year. Since this still leaves USPS $4 billion in the red, I suggest also cutting Friday delivery to save an additional $3 billion. This would still leave USPS $1 billion down, so why not also cut Monday and Tuesday delivery, net a $5 billion annual profit and trim mail service to only Wednesday and Thursday? Or every other Wednesday, if you really want to rake in the dough.

I know what you’re saying — that’s crazy. Sure. Why not eliminate ALL delivery and simply sit on an $11 billion windfall? Or make up days of the week that don’t exist and sit those out as well.

Billions of untapped dollars waiting to be claimed with a little creative thinking.

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