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 " .