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By spending money on advertising and sponsorships they generate more money thus decreasing their government forced losses. The USPS made billions in profits each year until that dumb law was passed, all in a republican effort to ruin the USPS so they could sell off the scraps.

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I don't know, maybe it is not so much an effort to intentionally dismantle/privatize the USPS, perhaps more an attack vs government benefits. I mean the crux of it is you have this service which gives good pay and retirement benefits and pensions; how do offer it's service cheaply and competitively with companies who don't offer the same care of their employees. I mean pensions etc used to be a pretty standard given and except for government positions have all but disappeared in favor of raising the almighty bottom dollar, replaced with a 401k or similar and making us beholden to the stock market as opposed to directly compensated for our work. And so we're faced with a q: do we subsidize this service which does benefit literally everyone and especially it's employees and small businesses it serves, or do we squash it in favor of private options which maintain their edge by giving less to their employees, collapsing one of the last bastions of decent employee benefits and I think that's maybe more the conservative's goal - drawing attacks to whittle away at government pensions, which further enables competitors to slash their benefits while still recruiting competitively.

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Bas. ..your head must be in a bucket...wasteful spending...they don't pay taxes to the gov ..they pay it to themselves then claim it is not gov money

..it should be payed in as taxes but by payibg to themselves it is a way it can be said our tax dollars is not helping to support them....wasteful spending

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Most large corporations in the US don't pay taxes, why would it bother you that a government institution doesn't?

They earn all their own money and provide an invaluable service to the United States as written in the US Constitution, there is absolutely zero reason to hate on the USPS.

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> Bas Autowas Wrote:

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> Most large corporations in the US don't pay taxes, why would it bother

> you that a government institution doesn't?

>

> They earn all their own money and provide an invaluable service to the

> United States as written in the US Constitution, there is absolutely

> zero reason to hate on the USPS.

WHY SHOULD they pay taxes? They provide employment and benefits to millions of Americans. That's Capitalism at its finest.

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They are a government run institution that provides an invaluable service to all US citizens, thats socialism at it finest.

Now eat a bullet thick maggot.

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There is still no reason to blow millions sponsoring and buying million dollar ads then say they are running out of money to operateif they are a business >>> RUN IT LIKE A BUSINESS...if you don't have it don't throw it away

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> Don Ohio Wrote:

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> > Bas Autowas Wrote:

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> > -------------------------------------------------------

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> > Most large corporations in the US don't pay taxes, why would it bother

>

> > you that a government institution doesn't?

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> >

>

> > They earn all their own money and provide an invaluable service to the

>

> > United States as written in the US Constitution, there is absolutely

>

> > zero reason to hate on the USPS.

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> WHY SHOULD they pay taxes? They provide employment and benefits to

> millions of Americans. That's Capitalism at its finest.

Capitalism; an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.

Don you're an ass hat. The USPS has struggled to survive let alone make a profit. And who owns the USPS??? (edited)

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Blaine- The artist formerly known as Plumber Crack "(OFMC)" /

Ooow, burned. Good one bas.

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Hey ass hat, are ya chasing down Linda cause she's running the streets or what????

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The USPS will be around when Bas is discovered buried with a rock in his hand, LOL!

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It damn well should be around, it is a government benefit to the citizens, a lifeline for many, not sure if people write letters anymore, but for commerce it's invaluable. @ Don, Bas will outlive us both you fossil! Due to your hero the pres, I'm ashamed to be an American for the first time in my life....you should be too. You frustrate the fuck out of me, but I love this country and all it has to offer, but the chump is destroying everything good here...how can you not see that? I'm not as old as you are, but on my way....but, I know things have changed from my glory days, you need to see and accept this as well, it is not all about what was, but about what will be, it could be so much better, for everybody, when all have the chance we did, there will be no riots no hate, no division, this is what we need to strive for, not greed and "i've got mine" at the expense of others. Since you are a religious person I offer you this thought, Jesus spent his time on earth with the lowest of the low, the poor, the crippled, criminals, he was supposedly crucified next to thieves, I think there is a reason for this, not that I buy into organized religion, but those that are not caught up in society are the most free, and usually the nicest people, they are real, not smile to your face and stab you in the back types. They may not be wealthy in dollars, but you can trust them, if they trust you. I'm this type of person, not because the bible/koran/torah etc said so, but because I have dealt with people my whole life and this is what I have learned. Wake up man, there is so much new and better to be had, for everyone, but for that to happen we ALL have to put our backs into it.

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1st - Stephen, bro-hug, I love you man.

2nd - Something else else that some might not be aware of, USPS does great stuff for us folks stationed abroad. I can send and receive packages and letters from my APO box at the same price as if I was in the continental US. APO to APO is Free. So, sending care packages to deployed locations cost nothing. I don’t want to think about how much it would cost to send a box of soap, deodorant, baby wipes, etc to the Middle East or Africa with UPS. Or Christmas presents from Japan to Ohio. Find out real fast how much people want to “support the troops” when it costs $300 to send a box of grandma’s cookies to them.

My personal feelings are that Americans shouldn’t have to be the “world police” anymore. I’m sick of us being the big brother that protects everyone from bullies and fixes their problems when they failed to plan ahead for natural disaster. But, we assumed that role and have been doing it for a long time now. So long as we’re stuck in these far reaching locations, I want to have the ability to send an receive physical items with my friends and family.

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Was not aware of that benefit, but yet another reason not to mess with the post office.

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plus then rates would probably go up due to less competition.

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Trump will support the Post Office.....just not the way the Libs want. Looks like the Biden gaffe on opposing violence will gain Trump FOUR MORE YEARS!

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Watch out Don the "libs" want to make your f-250 electric....lol I have one too. Just lighten up man, the good life you and I both have should be avail to everyone, no one wants to take away your way of life, just see that everyone has a chance at it. I see nothing wrong with this, if you do you are a racist. No one should have a good life because others are laid low.

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punkrock randy /

> Don Ohio Wrote:

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> Trump will support the Post Office.....just not the way the Libs want.

> Looks like the Biden gaffe on opposing violence will gain Trump FOUR

> MORE YEARS!

Trump hates the USPS, look who he put in charge of it. Get your fuckin head outta the sand old man.

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