US Postal Service Pays 44 Cents to Make a 45 Cent Stamp

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    US Postal Service Pays 44 Cents to Make a 45 Cent Stamp

    I guess we all know how the Postal Service can manage to lose $25 Million a day! Of course, who would buy a 45 cent stamp when regular stamps are just 44 cents? Anyway, in a recent debate here I was told how excellent of an example the Postal Service is as a socialist model. Michelle Malkin proves otherwise here. Michelle Malkin » US Postal Service losses explained: Part XXXIV Or USA Today here. http://content.usatoday.com/communi...ource=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#.UDP0sKllS9E "Holy cow! USPS stuck with 682M unsold 'Simpsons' stamps "






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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3wwVdlgkOg]US Postal Service Introduces Simpsons Stamps - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Granny says it's a scam to jack up stamp prices...
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    Postal Service to default — again
    9/26/12: The Postal Service announced Wednesday that it would not make a scheduled $5.6 billion payment to the Treasury Department by the end of the month, officially throwing in the towel on a second large payment in as many months.
     
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    Cost the government more than a penny to make the penny too...
     
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    It is hard to imagine a more asinine position to take than this one. The US post office funds itself and has been fucked by Congress.

    Privatizing essential services is fucking stupid.
     
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    Hey OP you do realise the founders wrote the post office right into the constitution and were willing to PAY for it.
     
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    weren't you the one that called the founders racists?
     
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    It's in the Constitution!

    Isn't that what Conservatives say when anyone mentions cutting defense spending?
     
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    Reminds me of the confused prostitute who enjoyed sucking stamps.
     
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