One Way To Increase Revenue

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    Cutting costs only goes so far in easing serious budget deficits, so the USPS is looking to junk mail as a rescue remedy to add more revenues.


    The postal service is planning to woo businesses and direct marketers with rebates and discounts to increase advertising mail.




    U.S. Postal Service Hopes To Deliver More Junk Mail « CBS Pittsburgh
     
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    US Postal Service has reported an annual loss of a $15.9bn...
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    US Postal Service in $16bn loss
    15 November 2012 - The US Postal Service has seen declining mail volume but increases in shipping services
     
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    This is getting kind of silly. My mail box is already full of junk mail. Are they going to install a bigger mail box, or just back a dump truck up and dump it by the yard full?

    Silly.

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    Then you willing to pay $0.50 , $0.75 to mail a letter?
    In 2007 213 billion pieces of mail was handled by USPS.
    If price of letter went to $0.75 on the above pieces: $159 billion or $70 billion more!
     
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    Stamps Going Up a Penny...
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    1-cent increase to stamp price gets regulatory OK
    Nov 16, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) -- It will cost 46 cents to mail a letter
     
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    When will the post office start being a healthcare provider? I have always wanted junk body parts deposited in my mail box.
     
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    They call it 'snail mail' for a reason.
     
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    why did the right shackle the Post Office with a pension funding burden NO OTHER entity in the wolrd has to shoulder?
     
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    It was Bush's fault.
     

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