Why "privatizing" our Post Office would be a mistake:

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    ^^^^^

    Why taking any rdipscitt post seriously is a mistake and demonstrated daily. :lol:.
     
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    He's right. Postal workers would NEVER mishandle packages.
     
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    Because it might efficient?
     
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    The post office is better and cheaper than Fed Ex or UPS.

    Just like credit unions are better and cheaper than banks.
     
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    I don't think the venerable USPO should be privatized. Just look at Kevin Costner's movie "the postman" for inspiration. The Post Office is an icon and a symbol of what made America great. What needs to be done is ...gasp...streamline the bloated bureaucracy. Stop delivering mail on Saturday if that's what it takes. I got a Christmas card from a friend who lives about 12 miles away and it was postmarked about 100 miles in the other direction. Sooner or later the smart people in the private sector will do it better than the zombies who don't care about spending the taxpayers money and I think it's sad to let that happen.
     
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    Dean .....i can tell you stories about some of the UN-professional deliveries of your friendly neighborhood Letter Carriers that are just as fucked as what this dumbass did.......this guy should be fired just for being an asshole......
     
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    What needs to be done is to increase postal rates.

    44 cents to pick up a letter at my house and take it to California?

    Try asking UPS or Fed Ex to do that!
     

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