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There is some snark in this diary title! Unfortunately, that would be the yippee part, not the moving to Florida part. Yes, after 12 wonderful years as resident of Hawaii, right on the edge of ...
by reflectionsv37
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:45 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
If you want to ensure that someone reads your advocacy letter, mail it in a screaming yellow envelope. (Or orange; your choice.) A screaming yellow envelope floats to the top of any pile. The ...
by Robert Dobbs
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 07:56 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
by belinda ridgewood
Comment Count 173 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
The Conservative/Wall Street/1 Percent/Republican anti-government strategy is to set government up to fail (usually by starving it of funding). Then they point to the resulting "crisis" they created ...
by davej
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 10:35 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Almost 3 years ago I wrote a rather lengthy diary about the first round of what is called Network Rationalization. When the dust settled there were many changes but not as many as those calling for ...
by Dark UltraValia
Comment Count 339 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 04:29 PM PST with 201 Recommends
Pat Roberts, the Virginian currently serving as Senator from Kansas has sent a lot of mail this cycle. Today, however, in a mail piece that had to be done out of state, the Kansas Republican Party ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 02:59 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 07:19 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 183 comments on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 07:16 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
Here's the text of a White House Petition that I just put up, with an idea to reduce mail fraud of the elderly: Stop mail fraud of the elderly by empowering the Postal Service to pre-screen mail ...
by Outside the Echo Chamber
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 11:29 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Look, people around here can shoot off about how 'ridiculous' it is to think the NSA would want anything to do with sorting through mail except to look for Anthrax or Ricin all they want, but it ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:31 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
there is a story, still fragmentary, about an envelope sent to the office of Sen.Roger Wicker (R - MS) that was intercepted in a mail processing facility when it tested positive for Ricin, a deadly ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 03:40 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I come from a family of letter writers. Maybe why I post a lot here. I don't know. For my entire adult life I got almost a letter a day from my dad. Sure now it is an email but for many, many years ...
by webranding
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 10:57 PM PST with 49 Recommends
So I'm sure a lot of you aren't thrilled about this news either: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/07/us/postal-service-plans-to-end-saturday-delivery.html?_r=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 04:42 PM PST with 25 Recommends
The Postal Service today released it's latest scheme, following on the heels of a bunch of other schemes that closed tiny local Post offices and giant Postal sorting centers all over the country but ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 111 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 08:32 AM PST with 122 Recommends
From CNN :The U.S. Postal Service plans to stop delivering letters and other first-class mail on Saturdays beginning Aug. 1, although packages will continue to be delivered. It will mark the an end ...
by DemSign
Comment Count 226 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST with 92 Recommends
“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds”. The above quotation is from Herodotus, and is inscribed around the ...
by shortfinals
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 10:11 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Just because you make it to my mailbox doesn't mean you'll make it into my house; if the mail wants in, it's got to be interesting.
by Spencer Troxell
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 08:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I live in Oregon. We vote by mail. I received my ballot in the mail around October 21st. They are mailed out to all registered voters. I also got the voter's pamphlet with economic summaries of all ...
by robctwo
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 08:12 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Last night on MSNBC Ed Schultz went bat-shit crazy on all the stupid proposals about downsizing the USPS. This isn't the first time he has done it and I hope it isn't the last. If you don't know the ...
by webranding
Comment Count 276 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 03:14 PM PDT with 355 Recommends
After agonizing about what I can say without causing myself a problem at my job, I have decided to do this diary. I want to preface this by making it clear that I am in no way speaking for the ...
by Dark UltraValia
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 12:56 PM PST with 18 Recommends