When the US Postal Service announced it was eliminating Saturday delivery, our media repeated the myth that our Postal Service was broke.
To use Joe Biden’s phrase: Malarkey.
Our Postal Service hasn’t taken a dime of taxpayer money since 1971. In fact, it’s quite profitable, which is why the privatizers can’t wait to get their hands on it. To learn more, check out the March 2012 issue of the Hightower Lowdown at http://www.hightowerlowdown.org/node/2927#.URQhxqW5fHg.