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The Beginner’s Goodbye

The Beginner’s Goodbye

By Anne Tyler

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Tag: Postal Service

The Post Office Costs Taxpayers Nothing, and Gives Us So Much in Return

It’s time to put a Forever stamp on this public jewel.

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 READ MORE


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Special Delivery for the Plutocrats

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” reads the unofficial motto of the United States Postal Service. We now can add to that “nor a national security no-fly zone,” as demonstrated by mailman Doug Hughes.

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 READ MORE

Government Agencies Are Secretly Going Through Your Snail Mail, Too

Apparently the National Security Agency is not the only government organization
violating Americans’ privacy rights by collecting massive amounts of data.

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 READ MORE


Posted on Apr 28, 2013 ENLARGE

End of Saturday Mail Delivery

Posted on Feb 16, 2013 ENLARGE

Going Postal

Posted on Feb 11, 2013 ENLARGE


Posted on Feb 10, 2013 ENLARGE

Saturday Mail Dodo

Posted on Feb 8, 2013 ENLARGE

Postal Service Closures, O’Reilly’s Non-Apology, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including congressional action on student loan rates and Glenn Beck trying to profit off of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling.

Posted on Jun 29, 2012 READ MORE


Posted on Feb 26, 2012 ENLARGE

Postal Service

Posted on Oct 6, 2011 ENLARGE

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Come Rain, Sleet or E-Mail

After losing about $7 billion this fiscal year, the U.S. Postal Service may shut down as many as 700 local post offices. The postmaster general has also asked Congress to approve cutting deliveries to five days a week.

Posted on Aug 3, 2009 READ MORE

Bush as the emperor

Bush Thinks He’s the Emperor

Adding to a long list of subversive signing statements, George W. Bush has taken the knees out from under recently passed postal legislation that requires a warrant to open mail. You’d think with his army of advisers and aides someone might explain to the president that when Congress passes a law, and he signs it, that’s the law, not a prompt for interpretive rule.

Posted on Jan 5, 2007 READ MORE

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