US Postal Service going under

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Well, it would go under if it didn’t have monopoly power and the implied backing of the public purse.

Perhaps the USPS could inspire a new political doctrine: “Too pointless to fail.”

Lysander Spooner’s private mail service could have just as easily provided the one service that the USPS is good for: delivering my Netflix disks.

6:43 pm on January 28, 2009
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