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USPS Financial Woes: News Items That Represent Wasted $$$

 
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Posted 08/30/2011   3:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wt1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Although not stamp related, here are two news items about the US Postal Service I just found today.

1. Nice work, if you can get it!

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...[postal] workers must show up for work and spend their shift in a break room or cafeteria

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Po...30/id/409171

2. 67,000,000 square feet (24%) of USPS real estate is wasted space. Now that is costly!

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...it could start by dealing with its 67m square feet of unused interior space. The excess space represents 24% of the total 284m square feet that USPS owns or leases, the OIG said, although USPS management disputes the figures...

http://postandparcel.info/41784/new...-says-audit/
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Posted 09/05/2011   10:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Randy Stinchcomb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
saw today where they are 5.5 billion in default, wth the monies due any day now. Im sure congress will bail them out, but at what cost to us? will we get a discount on stamps? prob not.....
"what if" the USPS were to go under? what would that do to the hobby?
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Posted 09/05/2011   10:50 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jhlovell to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
i don't understand, how households have to make ends meet, but no government agency or large business (thanks to the bailouts) need to. What is up with that? And the post office wonders what is up?
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Posted 09/05/2011   11:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kirks to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Maybe you need to make your household part of our nation's critical infrastructure ...
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