U.S. Postal Service losing tens of mi...

U.S. Postal Service losing tens of millions annually subsidizing shipments to Alaska

There are 16 comments on the The Washington Post story from Jun 29, 2014, titled U.S. Postal Service losing tens of millions annually subsidizing shipments to Alaska. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#1 Jun 29, 2014
No one said they were smart.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#2 Jun 29, 2014
A little dirt and some grass-seed stopped my Postal Worker. LOL
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They aren't worth a crap anymore.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#3 Jun 29, 2014
Eighthman wrote:
A little dirt and some grass-seed stopped my Postal Worker. LOL
.
They aren't worth a crap anymore.
More kneejerk RW demonizing of anyone who works in government.

If you are so unhappy with everything government, why not
just pull up stakes and move yourself and your family to Somalia
or some such place where there is no government?

Believe me, you won't be missed.

Good luck, sucker.

“HILLARY OR TRUMP”

Since: Mar 09

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#4 Jun 29, 2014
Gary wrote:
<quoted text>
More kneejerk RW demonizing of anyone who works in government.
If you are so unhappy with everything government, why not
just pull up stakes and move yourself and your family to Somalia
or some such place where there is no government?
Believe me, you won't be missed.
Good luck, sucker.
I have a better idea, why don't you move to Cuba or NK where the government has control over everything...youd really love that.

Need help packing??

Nah, do it yourself and make it quick.

Biyeeeee!!

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#5 Jun 30, 2014
if the PO folds, who will deliver the welfare checks?

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#6 Jun 30, 2014
Soon Postal Worker type people will be helping out in Gubmint style operating rooms.
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THANKS FOR NOTHING< OBLOWMA
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#7 Jun 30, 2014
Well, why not? Alaska gets about as much from the federal
government as any state in the Union. Like most red states,
Alaska is government subsidy dependent.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#8 Jun 30, 2014
Gary wrote:
Well, why not? Alaska gets about as much from the federal
government as any state in the Union. Like most red states,
Alaska is government subsidy dependent.
As is California, Texas and Oklahoma, really anywhere there are high priority military installations.
yup

Philadelphia, PA

#9 Jun 30, 2014
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
As is California, Texas and Oklahoma, really anywhere there are high priority military installations.
or just anywhere there are fatass, spamming, welfare-sucking leeches like you.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#10 Jun 30, 2014
yup wrote:
<quoted text>or just anywhere there are fatass, spamming, welfare-sucking leeches like you.
Yes Saul, same old tired attacks. Will you ever grow up.
Grow Conservatism

Jefferson, GA

#11 Jun 30, 2014
The US Postal Service has it's charter in article 1, section 8 of the US Constitution. It is obligated to deliver to all addresses in the USA.

Out of all the government agencies postal workers work very hard.

I doubt any private carrier would deliver a letter from Miami FL to some remote location in Alaska for .49 cents.

Also the Post Office is the most secure form of communication in my opinion.

As you can tell, I'm a big fan of the Post Office, they have the best rates for package and letter delivery.

“So Long Friends”

Since: Oct 10

Screw the Rest of You

#12 Jun 30, 2014
Most of the money they're losing is due to the fact that anti-government reTHUGlicans force them to pay all future pensions up-front and years ahead of time.

GOPers want to destroy them and the rest of our government. Maybe it's time to terminate their brain-dead party.

“So Long Friends”

Since: Oct 10

Screw the Rest of You

#13 Jun 30, 2014
Le Jimbo wrote:
No one said they were smart.
You wouldn't know in any case, Mr. One Hundred Thousand Plus Bowel Movements.

“So Long Friends”

Since: Oct 10

Screw the Rest of You

#14 Jun 30, 2014
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes Saul, same old tired attacks. Will you ever grow up.
ROTFLMAO! Says the most abusive, insulting troll on Topix. Over a hundred thousand served, no one yet satisifed....:)

“So Long Friends”

Since: Oct 10

Screw the Rest of You

#15 Jun 30, 2014
inbred Genius wrote:
if the PO folds, who will deliver the welfare checks?
Don't worry, trailer-trash, they'll get 'em to you SOME how....LOL
Grow Conservatism

Cornelia, GA

#17 Jul 4, 2014
Grow Conservatism wrote:
The US Postal Service has it's charter in article 1, section 8 of the US Constitution. It is obligated to deliver to all addresses in the USA.
Out of all the government agencies postal workers work very hard.
I doubt any private carrier would deliver a letter from Miami FL to some remote location in Alaska for .49 cents.
Also the Post Office is the most secure form of communication in my opinion.
As you can tell, I'm a big fan of the Post Office, they have the best rates for package and letter delivery.
Retiree Health Benefits Prefunding

http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/financials/a...

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