Still Inefficient, Mismanaged and Free-spending Op Ed Published in the Orange County (CA) Register The prospect of a stamp price increase hangs over us once again, but the U.S. Postal Service, Congress and the White House seem more interested in pointing fingers at each other [Read More...]
Resolution — USPS Will Lose Weight, Get in Shape Op Ed Published in the Southeast Missourian As the year ends, one of the biggest legislative efforts of 2004 must officially be declared a failure. It was an attempt to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service for the first time in [Read More...]
Rain, Sleet — Phooey! It’s A Money-Wasting Snowjob – Teaming Up With Nascar Is Just One More Wrong Turn For The Postal Service Article Published in the Los Angeles Times As the NASCAR season closes with this weekend’s race, it’s hard not to notice that the U.S. Postal Service has traded in its bicycle for a race car. For us poor stamp-buyers, that [Read More...]
Supplying Ammunition: The Lifeblood of the Military Research Study No part of the defense industrial base is more critical to the success of the U.S. military in conflict than that which produces munitions. At its most basic level, the function of the U.S. military in conflict is [Read More...]
The Kerry-Edwards Postal Plan Won’t Deliver Article Published in Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/9/22/153953.shtml In an effort to win the support of America’s Postal workers, John Edwards recently announced that if elected, he would “never privatize the U.S. Postal Service.” He further declared that he and John Kerry would [Read More...]
Just Like Lance, Postal Service Delivers Day After Day Op Ed Published in the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Press On Sunday, July 25, Lance Armstrong is expected to cross the Tour de France finish line for a record-setting sixth straight victory – securing his place in history as the greatest [Read More...]
Postal Service Procurement Rules Must Provide More Oversight Op Ed Published in the Federal Times Every year, the U.S. Postal Service spends close to $12 billion on goods and services. With that kind of money in play, entire businesses — from supplies to mail transport to construction — [Read More...]
House Plan Gets Postal Reform Moving, But Does It Get It Right? Issue Brief The postal reform legislation that passed the House Government Reform Committee last week clearly offers several worthwhile improvements: the creation of a Postal Regulatory Commission with substantial oversight authority is perhaps the most valuable of these. It is [Read More...]
Postal Service Accountability Article Published in The Hill Congress is expected shortly to attempt to save the U.S. Postal Service from an impending financial meltdown. The House Government Reform Committee has published a discussion draft. The legislation will be the most sweeping overhaul [Read More...]
Postal Service Shouldn’t Dabble In Sports Sponsorship The U.S. Postal Service has just announced that it will not renew its sponsorship of five-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. With a package price of more than $9 million a year, that should get the American taxpayers’ stamp [Read More...]
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