Op-Eds

Oct 25, 2011

On Keeping Those Cards and Letters Coming

The biggest disruptions in our lives come when the everyday things we take for granted stop working. When the power goes out or the water stops running or when the mail stops coming. Our day-to-day life is predicated on these seemingly insignificant details staying just that ---- insignificant. But when they stop working, these details become obstacles and life for all of us gets much harder. Right now, we have a Postal Service that is on the brink of collapse. In Fiscal Year 2011, the ...

  • Postal Reform
Oct 11, 2011

Delivering Postal Service Reform

Snow, rain, heat and hail haven’t yet stopped the mail, but financial insolvency and a looming bailout may stop it altogether. That’s because the United States Postal Service will lose a record $10 billion this year. And because of this financial insolvency, no later than next summer, it will fail to meet payroll. This action most certainly will stop the mail — and leave taxpayers on the hook with a multi-billion-dollar “postage due” bailout ...

  • Postal Reform