What to do with the Postal Service

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The United States Postal Service is due to become completely insolvent by 2024. They continue to hemorrhage cash every year to the tune of billions of dollars. With the onset of UPS, FedEx and electronic mail, the post office looks to be doomed. But can, or should it be saved? And if so, how?

The answer is, as it is always, lies in innovation. But as the Post Office is controlled by our geniuses in government, it is virtually impossible to do so. That and it isn’t allowed to compete with private sector industries. If it is to be saved, there are but two choices – allow it to continue to be propped up with more government money, or to privatize it.

Andrew Heaton for Reason TV discusses why privatization is really the only the option.


About the Common Constitutionalist

Brent, aka The Common Constitutionalist, is a Constitutional Conservative, and advocates for first principles, founders original intent and enemy of progressives. He is former Navy, Martial Arts expert. As well as publisher of the Common Constitutionalist blog, he also is a contributing writer for Political Outcast, Godfather Politics, Minute Men News (Liberty Alliance), Freedom Outpost, the Daily Caller, Vision To America and Free Republic. He also writes an exclusive weekly column for World Net Daily (WND).

One comment on “What to do with the Postal Service

  1. What to do in re USPS?
    Force Congress to restore all the required past funding for Benefits and Retirement that Congress failed to find. It is a travesty that now Congress is requiring USPS to become fully funded on its balance sheet. The USPS was financially fine until Congress required it to actuarially fund that which Congress failed to do for many years.

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