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Forum Post: Post Office Sabotage

Posted 1 year ago on May 22, 2020, 6:38 p.m. EST by agkaiser (2492) from Fredericksburg, TX
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The Congress, led by conservatives, has undermined the United States Postal Service. They've introduced costs that make it impossible for the USPS to compete with private services like UPS and FEDex. The worst is the 75 year pension funding that drives up USPS prices and allows the private concerns to increase their profits at our expense by raising prices unnecessarily to "whatever the market will bear." Congress promoted the ripoff of the American People by passing the "United States Postal Service and Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act" of 2006 Then there's the offloading to USPS by UPS and others.

At what rate is the post office paid to deliver UPS packages? How does the cost USPS incurs affect it's losses? Does this amount to a taxpayer subsidy of UPS? If UPS costs more, do we pay it because we believe their service is better. If the USPS is actually doing the delivery for UPS, why do we believe privatized services are superior? Is because the conservatives have repeated a big lie, a la Dr. Goebbels, often enough and loud enough?

"The Postal Service is not losing money because of Amazon. It’s losing money because in 2006, the Republican-led Congress passed a law forcing it to prepay its pensions for 75 years, which no other corporation does ... Without this law, the Postal Service would be turning a profit.” https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2020/apr/15/afl-cio/widespread-facebook-post-blames-2006-law-us-postal/

Last Week with John Oliver, May10, 2020: "United States Postal Service and Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006" https://youtu.be/IoL8g0W9gAQ



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[-] 0 points by grapes (5232) 1 year ago

The Retards envy the Russian oligarchs ( undoutedly some of the wealthiest people in the world who as condors had gained control of huge chunks of the dead carcass of the former Soviet Union ) so they try to create a situation akin to the demise of the Soviet Union. It's NOT accidental that Moscow Mitch is nickamed for the function to emulate how to suck the lifeblood out in Moscow style.

People should check the U.S.'s doomsday plan. The Retards probably haven't considered that scenario. Yes, the Founding Fathers had much foresight so they tried to provide for their posterity the best that they could so they wrote it into the Constitution. Of course, they didn't have telephone networks, wireless cellular phone networks, satellite communications, optical fibers, and the internet so they couldn't write these into the Constitution, too. The forefathers intended the U.S. Postal Service to be the nation-owned centuries-old version to serve the communication and delivery needs.

If we want to run the Capitol "like a business," ( I'm sure that it has never made any non-trading-in-insider-information "business" profit so ) we should auction it off and outsource our governance needs, perhaps to Canada ( English language in common, similar cultural origin, geographical proximity, still functioning, U.S. taxpayers can "make a profit, like a business" by bargaining with Canada and stuffing junk bonds into the investment portfolio for supporting the retirement and health-care plans for the members of Congress ) and join the British Commonwealth ( we already share and collect the most intimate intelligence worldwide { 》ich fing ein Mäuschen unter dem Stool, haha! 《 ) in collaboration with a few of its countries so in a certain sense, the prodigal son has already returned home as "Major Kong.")

Eugenics was an American invention which Hitler copied. Concentration camp was a Nazi German innovation which the Red Chinese copied. Americans call it "[internship/]internment[/interment]." It's the target of what so many near-college graduates seek in order to gain a leg up on getting a real job by providing free or low-cost labor. It corresponds to what in Xinjiang, the Communist Party of China called "job retraining." The Autobahn was a Nazi German invention which Eisenhower copied and eventually the Red Chinese did, too. There was much cross fertilization, especially between Nazi Germany and America.

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (2492) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

All conservatives are liars and the fools who believe them. It's well known that they are also, especially in the south, Tory traitors to the American Revolution.