Politicians are playing football with the Post Office. President Trump wants to kill it. Democrats seem to think the current system is sacrosanct. USPS is one of many government programs that transfers wealth from high density cities to low density rural and small towns. USPS has made these transfers for more than 100 years. Rural voters need to understand the facts about USPS and their communities.
John Oliver took on President Trump in a recent episode of his HBO show. He’s entertaining. He raises several concerns. And, he proposes one option to his viewers: Buy stamps.(more…)