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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Cutting Saturday Mail Delivery Okay with Most


“A majority of Americans support ending Saturday mail delivery to help the U.S. Postal Service solve its financial problems, but most oppose shuttering local branches, according to a new Washington Post poll. The public support for moving to five-day delivery might bolster a proposal to end six-day delivery as the mail agency faces declining mail volume and expects at least $238 billion in losses by 2020.” (Washington Post, Tuesday)

Monopoly power doesn’t always pay that well.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Post Office as a Violation of Constitutional Rights” by Wendy McElroy