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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

New Post Office Boss Faces Big Problems

“[Patrick Donahoe] takes over [the U.S. Postal Service] in the midst of its worst ever financial crisis. The organization faces multibillion-dollar deficits, declining mail volume and a looming $5.5 billion bill due by the end of the year to prefund retiree health benefits that the Postal Service can’t afford to pay.” (Washington Times)

Monopolies are wonderful.

FEE Timely Classic
“Time for the Mail Monopoly to Go” by Scott Esposito