Stems from unfunded pension liabilities that the congress mandated be brought up to date much quicker than was needed (but some monies did need to be put into it)
A privatized postal service? I doubt it would look nowhere near what we have today. As email took over a private USPS service would've cut back delivery a LOT earlier and raised prices as well.
From what I can see we only need delivery Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and postage stamps should be higher priced.
Mail and mail systems are the last vestiges of a time gone by. Package delivery is still needed but letter type mail?
Of course its not the people that would scream about this the most. Businesses rely on the mail service far more than the ordinary citizen does. People out in the rural areas of the country do but most city people do not need mail delivery.
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