Author Archives: Paul Steidler

The Biden Administration Should Listen To Business, Not Lecture (From RealClearMarkets) When federal bureaucracies veer outside their policy lane, claiming a mandate from the American people for audacious new actions, things get weird and broken. A case in point is Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Jonathan Kanter’s speech on September 19 at the [Read More...]
U.S. Department Of State And The Upcoming Universal Postal Union Extraordinary Congress At today’s meeting of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Postal Delivery Services, Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler applauded the State Department for its work in advocating for reform at the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and urged it [Read More...]
Comments On Draft Merger Guidelines To FTC And U.S. Department Of Justice Below are comments filed by the Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler to the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice’s docket on proposed new merger guidelines. The comments are also in the PDF document here and online as part of [Read More...]
The FDA’s Troubling Plans To Dispose Opioids Via The U.S. Mail Read the full study as a PDF here. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to launch a program in 2024 that will put hundreds of millions of opioid pills in the U.S. mail as consumers mail unused [Read More...]
Postal Service Must Immediately Fund Employee Pension Obligations (From FEDweek) The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is legally obligated to provide $5 billion in funding for its employees’ pensions by September 30. If it fails to do so, employees’ retirement benefits are at far greater risk, and a terrible precedent will [Read More...]
Celebrate This Labor Day, And Thank A Techie (From RealClearMarkets) This year America should celebrate Labor Day with reckless abandon. While it is always appropriate to honor workers’ many contributions to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being, it is imperative now. All honest work deserves recognition and respect. Yet, America’s work [Read More...]
Keep The FTC From Aiding And Abetting China (From InsideSources DC Journal) The work of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is not supposed to impact international affairs. Still, it is doing so today, empowering China in the race for technological supremacy and harming essential businesses in the U.S. It is time for [Read More...]
USPS Third Quarter: The Good, Bad, And The To-Be-Determined (From FEDweek) On August 8, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced another large, predictable financial loss of $1.7 billion for its third quarter ended June 30 and $5.2 billion for the year-to-date. This was supposed to be the year USPS broke even [Read More...]
The Biden Administration’s Twisted, Anti-Growth, M&A Policies (From RealClearMarkets) Every so often government agencies will release documents that provide candid insights into their thinking, and how they would unleash monumental change if unconstrained by law and financial resources.  A case in point is the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. [Read More...]
The Enigma Of Measuring Postal Service Delivery Time Performance (Lexington Institute Report) Read the full study as a PDF here. In recent years, there has been immense public frustration with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), mail delivery times, and overall service performance. Much of this is within USPS’s control, though some of [Read More...]
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